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Oil Discoveries and Opportunities in Guyana

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 12-Feb-2019 10:00:00

Guyana is set to become the world’s largest oil producing country per person in the coming years, the South American nation could be set to share an output of 700,000 barrels per day among just 770,000 people. These recent major discoveries promise significant growth and oil revenue increases for the country, by as soon as 2020, and makes way for many new and exciting opportunities that come with becoming a major petroleum producer.

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4 Ways That SAS-ES Minimizes Risk for Oil-Contaminated Waste

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 05-Feb-2019 11:00:00
We are frequently contacted by consultants and waste treatment professionals looking for solutions for treating oil-contaminated waste such as slops, muds, tank bottom sludge and refinery waste. They explain they’re looking at both chemical and thermal solutions, and are weighing up the pros and cons. The number one reason for seriously considering SAS-ES as part of the solution is risk reduction.

Here are 4 reasons why SAS-ES offers you the lowest risk option, and why you should take a serious look at SAS-ES chemical based system before committing to any significant investment.

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De-watering vs. SAS-ES Oil Slops Treatment

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 29-Jan-2019 10:00:00

Many customers arrive at our website or call us after having considered a number of options for their oil slops treatment. The standard for treating this waste is still to try and de-water using some kind of chemistry or blend the waste with oil solids and process through an energy intensive, slow thermal type of process. 

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3 Reasons Why It's Important to be On-Site for Treatment Trials

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 22-Jan-2019 11:00:00

When working with our clients to find solutions for oil slops and oil sludge treatment challenges, we often spend significant time on-site to fully understand the treatment process and to support field treatment trials.   

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Case Study: Drill Cuttings Cleaning - China

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 15-Jan-2019 10:00:00

A China based service company carried out an offshore drill cuttings cleaning project using the SAS CuttingsClean 116B chemistry. The trial took place on 3 different rigs and drill cuttings from a total of 10 different wells were cleaned using the SAS CuttingsClean 116B. 

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Happy New Year From the SAS-ES Team!

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 08-Jan-2019 11:00:00

From all the team here at SAS-ES we hope you had a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 2018 was a pleasure and we are very much looking forward to hearing from you all again in 2019, for what is sure to be another very busy and exciting year. We wanted to use this blog post to let you know what SAS-ES could do for you in the upcoming year.

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Case Study: Oil Sludge Treatment - Indonesia

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 11-Dec-2018 11:00:00

US based EcoLogic carried out an extensive oil sludge treatment project in Indonesia on behalf of an operator using the SAS SludgeTreat 156SC product, and the EcoLogic waste treatment process and engineering.

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3 Things That Make Tough Oil Sludge Even Tougher

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 04-Dec-2018 10:00:00

Over the years, we’ve seen just about every type of oil sludge imaginable. We don’t very often get “easy” stuff! Instead, we usually get the oil sludge that nothing else can touch. 

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SAS-ES Top 10 Trends for Oil Waste Treatment

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 27-Nov-2018 11:00:00

As always, our work is filled with oil sludge and slops treatment. Due to this it is easy for the SAS-ES team to begin to identify the top trends for oil waste treatment, as related to oil contaminated waste management and treatment. 

After reviewing the 100s of conversations we’ve had with customers, partners and industry experts (operators, service companies, waste management/treatment companies, environmental service companies and consultants). We have come up with the “SAS-ES Top 10 Trends for Oil Waste Treatment”.

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SAS-ES Time at ADIPEC 2018

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 22-Nov-2018 10:00:00

The SAS-ES team are just back from attending ADIPEC 2018 in Abu Dhabi, one of the key global gatherings for the oil industry. As part of the Scottish Development International delegation we met up with clients, partners and friends. Events like ADIPEC are always a great way to take the temperature of the oil industry, and in this case of the Middle East oilfield market. It was clear at ADIPEC that oil waste management is increasingly a priority in the region. 

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