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Mark Zwinderman

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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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Oil Sludge, Malaysia and Me

Posted by Mark Zwinderman on 18-Dec-2018 10:00:00

I’d like to share a recent experience I had in Malaysia as an opportunity to introduce oil sludge from another source that we have not yet covered: the international shipping industry. 

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MIST Oil Sludge Treatment - The Origins Story

Posted by Mark Zwinderman on 06-Sep-2018 10:00:00

Here at SASES, we have now successfully treated over 60,000 tons of crude oil sludge and slops and recovered over 12,000 tons of high quality crude oil at a refinery in Grangemouth. Somewhere over 80,000bbl of crude recovered over a 10 year period. How did we do it?

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OTC 2016

Posted by Mark Zwinderman on 12-Apr-2016 18:23:47

The year has gone so fast again, and it is time for OTC Houston already and we will be there at the Scotland Pavillion (#2063) in the main NRG Centre. Best bring some comfortable shoes!

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Topics: oil waste treatment, oil sludge, oil slops treatment