5 Reasons Why “Optical Imaging” is Superior to “Method 21” Technology for Detecting Carbon Emissions

When it comes to leak detection and repair (LDAR) surveys, most companies are still stuck using antiquated strategies that just aren’t cutting it. In fact, despite recent technological advancements, most businesses seem rather reluctant to take the plunge and embrace newer methods that would help them detect fugitive emissions in their operations. Method 21 (commonly [...]

October 17th, 2017|General, Industry|

Reading Between the Lines of the EPA’s New Air Quality Regulations (NSPS OOOOa)

With the EPA releasing a new set of regulations in respect to fugitive emission requirements for 2016 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) OOOOa, we’ve taken the liberty of reading between the lines of these documents and providing you with the most relevant facts. The EPA attempted a two-year stay unsuccessfully for certain requirements that are [...]

September 8th, 2017|Industry, Press Releases|

Target Emission Services: A Decade of Innovative Leadership

Calgary, July 31, 2017 - Target Emission Services (TARGET), provider of leak detection services to the oil and gas industry utilizing Optical Gas Imaging Technology, is excited to have reached its 10-year anniversary in July 2017. TARGET is proud of its decade long service record, expanding from an Alberta business, to cover projects across North [...]

July 31st, 2017|Press Releases|


Waiting six years for federal methane regulations means thousands of lost jobs for Alberta and 55 million extra tonnes of emissions, says new report. For Immediate Release  July 5, 2017, Calgary, Alberta—A new methane industry report (www.bluegreencanada.ca/methane) shows Alberta is far better off putting in place its own stronger provincial methane emissions regulations and adopting [...]

July 5th, 2017|General|

Court Rules Against EPA OOOOa 2-Year Delay

An appeals court Monday struck down the Environmental Protection Agency’s two-year suspension of new emission standards on oil and gas wells, a decision that could set back the Trump administration’s broad legal strategy for rolling back Obama-era rules. In a 2-to-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit concluded that the [...]

July 4th, 2017|General|

EPA Proposes Additional Two-Year Stay of Parts of the Methane Rule

On June 13, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a pre-publication proposed rule that would grant an additional two-year stay to the effectiveness of certain portions of the 2016 rule establishing methane emissions standards for the oil and gas industry (“Methane Rule”).  The Methane Rule applies to oil and gas facilities for which [...]

June 26th, 2017|General|

Job Opportunities Poised for Growth in the Emerging Canadian Methane Services Industry, According to New Market Survey

News Release For Immediate Release April 28, 2017 Job Opportunities Poised for Growth in the Emerging Canadian Methane Services Industry, According to New Market Survey Calgary, Alberta – An analysis by the Methane Emissions Leadership Alliance (MELA), an industry association of Canadian methane mitigation technology and service providers, projects job growth for local companies providing [...]

April 28th, 2017|Industry, Press Releases|

Presentation to Sarnia-Lambton Environmental Association (SLEA) Technical Committee on March 21st

Terence Trefiak will be making a presentation to the SLEA technical committee on subject of Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) technology, and the relative merits for LDAR as compared to Conventional Method 21. The presentation will answer these questions: Is the OGI approach actually as effective as the Conventional Method 21? Why are most LDAR contractors [...]

March 15th, 2017|Industry|

Release of Directive 084: Requirements for Hydrocarbon Emission Controls and Gas Conservation in the Peace River Area

On February 23, 2017 the AER released Directive 084 - Requirements for Hydrocarbon Emission Controls and Gas Conservation in the Peace River Area. The objectives include: The elimination of routine venting, and  prevention of non-routine venting of solution gas. The reduction of non-routine flaring. Increase in the conservation of solution gas. The reduction of fugitive emissions. Important [...]

February 23rd, 2017|Industry|

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™

TARGET Emission Services’ Terence Trefiak, Daniel Bulat and Ted Hart named finalists of the EY Entrepreneur Of The YearTM […]

July 6th, 2016|Community, General, Industry, Press Releases|