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Archive for April, 2013

Successes – Animal Waste Focus – Case Study – Hog Farm

Company:  Chinook Group Process:   Amines production facility Location:  Ontario, Canada Operation:  Approximately 125,ooo gallons/day of effluent flowing directly to local body of water from existing holding lagoon. Treatment:  Installed aerators and bacteria feed system in the existing lagoon .  A new treatment building houses 3 above ground steel bioreactors, a filter system and all of […]

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Successes – Animal Waste Focus – Case Study – Animal Waste

Business:  Dairy Farm Operation:  The largest  dairy operation in the State of Illinois Problem:  Odor complaints threatening future expansion, and degradation problems were worsening in its 55,000,000 gallon holding lagoon.  A community organization was established to fight the dairy operation.  Supernate in the lagoon must be liquid enough to be pumped as far as one mile […]

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Micro-Bac Oil Success Stories 2000

  #1 Offsore Africa (US Producer) In a competitive bid situation, Micro-Bac International, Inc.® was awarded a 3 – Well Pilot Program for the stimulation of existing wells by a major U.S.  independent oil and gas company.  The wells are offshore West Africa and were producing 300-400 BOPD prior to treatment.  On April 2000, two […]

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Microbially Enhanced Oil Recovery of Crude Oil Storage Tanks using Para-Bac

Project: During late 1994 and early 1995, a project was initiated involving the recovery of paraffinic tank bottom sludge for a major multinational oil company.  Two external floating roof tanks together contained an estimated 95,000 barrels of crude sludge. Method: Two 8″ driven pumps were installed on each tank and connected to specialized plumbing using aluminum […]

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Success Story – Oil Recovery & Sludge Reduction

Project Description This 220,000 gallon concrete storage tank required maintenance cleaning.  The material in the tank included a mixture of crude oil, water, along with organic and inorganic solids.  The material came from ocean-going tankers that removed their ballast water prior to loading crude oil.  The ballast water was treated to separate the oils for recovery, […]

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Tank Bottom Cleaning with M-1000H*

Desription of Site: A Canadian oil company’s naphtha storage tank had several inches of solidified ferrous oxide and a quantity of residual free product.  The tank was 220 feet in diameter and 60 feet in height.  The objective was to clean the tank bottom in a cost-effective manner (removing hydrocarbons and oxide), eliminate hazardous confined […]

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