SAS Environmental Services Blog

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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5 Tips for Increasing Your Oil Waste Treatment Processing Capacity

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 13-Nov-2018 11:00:00

Time is money… and in the oil waste treatment industry having the capability to effectively treat more waste faster is the Holy Grail. 

Hazardous waste management companies continuously approach SAS-ES for advice on how best to increase their oil waste processing capacity.  
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Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 06-Nov-2018 10:00:00

One global industry. One city. One meeting place.

This year the SASES team, including Mark Zwinderman, John Harrison and Sophie Cochrane, will once again be travelling to Abu Dhabi to attend ADIPEC 2018.

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MIST Oil Waste Treatment for the Takreer Project in Abu Dhabi

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 30-Oct-2018 11:00:00

SASES, through its partner Elgin Separation Solutions (“Elgin”), will be providing its unique MIST ECO Systems technology to the Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company, Takreer. The project involves a combination of MIST engineered systems collaboratively developed with Elgin and unique SASES chemistry for waste drill cuttings and oil slops treatment. SASES has successfully deployed this process and chemistry worldwide for over 15 years.

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Why the Right Oil Sludge Treatment Chemical is Critical to Success

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 23-Oct-2018 10:00:00

If you’re involved in treating oil-contaminated slops and sludges, it is likely you either use, or have considered using, chemicals in your treatment process. 

All chemicals for treating oil sludge are not created equal. Use the wrong chemical and you could be throwing money down the drain. However, with the right chemical, used in the right way, you could realize significant operational benefits.

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SASES Successful Waste Crude Oil Sludge Treatment

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 16-Oct-2018 11:00:00

A sample of waste crude oil sludge (pictured on the right) was sampled and supplied to SASES from one of our customers in Turkey. After many unsuccessful attempts to treat the waste, SASES chemistries were tested to find out which cleaning and waste treatment products would work best with this oil sludge. 

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The Importance of Getting to Know Your Oil Contaminated Waste

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 09-Oct-2018 10:00:00

When it comes to oil contaminated waste, knowing is half the battle. 

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Sludge Samples Sent from Saudi Arabia

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 02-Oct-2018 11:00:00

SASES received a sample of oil sludge waste from a Saudi Arabian company. The challenge for SASES was to find out which of our products would be able to split this tough oil sludge into clean oil, water and solids, as no other oil sludge treatment process had been successful. 

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Case Study: Drill Cuttings Cleaning - UK 2

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 25-Sep-2018 11:00:00

A UK based service company carried out an onshore drill cuttings cleaning trial using the SAS CuttingsClean 116B chemistry. The aim was to reduce the oil on dry cuttings to below 1% in order to establish the viability for offshore use in the North Sea. The trial was carried out on a live well onshore in the UK and approximately 400 tons of drill cuttings were treated. 

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Can Technology Improve Health and Safety in the Oil and Gas Industry?

Posted by Sophie Cochrane on 18-Sep-2018 11:00:00

Health and safety is an aspect of the oil and gas industry that includes all players, such as the government, companies, associations, workers, and so on. In the UK this aspect of the industry is of paramount importance, and it is believed that the new digital transformation which is sweeping through the industry can help the sector improve health and safety even further. 

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