SAS Environmental Services Blog

Injecting Quality into Oil Waste Treatment

Posted by Mark Zwinderman on 06-Aug-2019 11:00:00

SAS Environmental Services helps refineries and waste management companies save millions of dollars every year by maximising oil recovery and minimising hazardous waste volumes, using our MIST Systems and chemistry.

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Mud Tank Cleaning Using Microemulsions

Posted by Mark Zwinderman on 30-Jul-2019 10:00:00

We are all aware of the traditional method of manual mud tank cleaning, where teams of trained personnel enter contaminated mud tanks, often erecting scaffolding in order to gain access to the higher parts of the wall and the roof of the tank. However, we don't think this is the most efficient or effective way to get the cleaning done...

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How Microemulsions Can Solve Your Decommissioning Problems 

Posted by Mark Zwinderman on 23-Jul-2019 11:00:00

Decommissioning is undoubtedly a major operational and environmental challenge for operators in the North Sea and other geographic locations. Following some highly publicised decommissioning projects there is pressure on operators and their service partners to adopt the best available technology and the best environmental option wherever possible, to ensure operations are carried out in a safe and environmentally sound manner.

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Microemulsions and Their Advantages

Posted by Mark Zwinderman on 16-Jul-2019 10:00:00

The process of microemulsification has proven particularly effective in hard surface cleaning applications in the oil and gas industry. The use of this capability exploits a number of features whereby a microemulsion forming surfactant system can absorb oil from a bulk of oil phase, thus forming a microemulsion. So, what are the advantages of this approach?

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The Green Tank Clean Solution

Posted by Mark Zwinderman on 09-Jul-2019 11:00:00

More specialised and effective cleaning products and processes are needed now more than ever due to increasingly stringent health, safety and environmental regulations. Using products and processes like this could reduce the volume of waste produced from tank cleaning and dramatically cut project completion times. So, where can we find them?

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The Solution to Your Tank Cleaning Problems

Posted by Mark Zwinderman on 02-Jul-2019 10:00:00

For over 15 years SAS Environmental Services have led the way in developing integrated microemulsion solutions for tank cleaning operations, crude oil sludge treatment and oil slops treatment. We aim to create real synergy in our approach to tank cleaning by combining microemulsion chemistries with automated tank cleaning systems.

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Case Study: Offshore Supply Vessel Cleaning

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 25-Jun-2019 11:00:00

A service company, based in the Gulf of Mexico, that provides dockside cleaning of offshore supply vessels (OSV) used 5 bbl of SAS PitClean 102C product to clean 4 x 600 bbl tanks in 4 hours and recover over $15,000 worth of oil. 

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Case Study: Drilling Waste Treatment - Canada

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 18-Jun-2019 10:00:00

An Alberta, Canada based waste management company used SAS SlopTreat 135SC to split and treat 600 MT of oil slop waste from drilling and production operations.

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Global Petroleum Show 2019

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 11-Jun-2019 11:00:00

North America's leading energy event, The Global Petroleum Show (GPS) begins today in Calgary, Canada at the Stampede Park, and will continue until the 13th of June. We thought it would be a good idea to pass on some details, in case it was of interest to any of you!

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Case Study: Offshore Mud Pit Cleaning - Brazil

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 04-Jun-2019 10:00:00

For a period of 4 years SAS Environmental Services supplied its SAS Semi-Automated Tank Cleaning System and microemulsion SAS PitClean 102C products from Houston, Texas to Brazil.

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