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Environmental Services for the Oil and Gas Industry

Environmental Services for the Oil and Gas IndustryProject experience with the oil and gas industry includes a wide range of environmental services from due diligence to remediation of retail sites, marine terminals, tank farms, and refineries. Our environmental consulting and engineering services include water resources management; soil and groundwater remediation; water treatment, and long-term environmental management of petroleum hydrocarbons.

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Perchlorate Impacts in Soil and Groundwater

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Perchlorate is a known thyroid gland disruptor and its concentration is regulated in soil and groundwater. We offer a broad range of professional services to investigate, delineate, and remediate perchlorate in soil and groundwater using proven technologies such as ion-exchange and anoxic filters. Continue reading

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Perchlorate Abatement Options | Water and Groundwater

Perchlorate is a known thyroid gland disruptor and its concentration is regulated in soil and groundwater. Read more about the water treatment options for perchlorate impacted groundwater. Continue reading

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Soil Vapor Extraction and Air Sparge Operation, California Refinery

A global oil and gas corporation commissioned the operation and maintenance of a soil and groundwater remediation system designed an active California refinery. Continue reading

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Perchlorate Groundwater Investigation, Barstow, California


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A Southern California regulatory agency suspected that illegal disposal of perchlorate had impacted the soil and groundwater of a residential property located in Barstow, California. A groundwater investigation project was conducted at a suspected source of perchlorate site, and extended 1.5 miles offsite. The groundwater investigation project fully delineated the extension of perchlorate impacted groundwater and identified remediation alternatives.

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About the Owner of this Site: Roberto Piñón, P.Eng., P.E.

Roberto Piñón, P. Eng., P.E. is a Senior Chemical Engineer and Project Manager with 17 years of experience working with environmental projects. Continue reading

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Biological Reduction of Selenium, Nitrates, Chromium, and Perchlorate

Description of the Biological Reduction Process Biological treatment is used in a wide range of water and wastewater treatment applications for the removal of biodegradable constituents. The biological treatment process can also be modified and used to reduce nitrates, oxides … Continue reading

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Upgrade of a Chemical (Phosphorous) Precipitation System, Food Processor, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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A chemical metering system used for chemical precipitation of phosphorous required upgrading to accommodate a higher wastewater flow and phosphorous loading. A new chemical metering system consisting of ferric chloride storage tanks, pumps were designed, specified and constructed.

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Feasibility Study for Treatment of Produced Water, Oil and Gas Client, Orange County, California

The site is an active oil and natural gas production property that currently re-injects approximately 135,000 barrels per day (BPD) of produced water. As a result of limited reinjection capacity, the facility was required to treat and discharge up to … Continue reading

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Biological Wastewater Treatment and Operations Training in Argentina

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A wastewater treatment process at a potato processing plant located in Argentina was experiencing continuous upsets with their activated sludge treatment system. A hands-on training program was implemented to teach operators to monitor and control the two existing biological treatment processes consisting of a low rate anaerobic wastewater treatment pre-treatment and an activated sludge treatment system.

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