Does OGI Comply With The EPA Standards For LDAR?

Switching From Method 21 to Optical Gas Imaging in 2017 As current technology continues to improve over time, it becomes increasingly harder to stick with older, more tedious methods of leak detection and repair. With the rapid pace of improvement newer methodologies are undertaking, it wouldn’t be surprising to see entire industries shift and embrace [...]

November 20th, 2017|General, Industry|

The Thermal Imaging Technology Behind the FLIR Camera

Understanding the Benefits of FLIR Equipment In the Oil and Gas Industry   Companies that are looking to invest in superior technologies for their oil and gas operations would do well to consider optical imaging. Forward-looking infrared cameras (FLIR’s) use a thermographic camera that senses leaking infrared radiation, noticing any escaping emissions that otherwise would [...]

November 14th, 2017|Industry|

Notices of Data Availability for Proposed Stays of Requirements in the 2016 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)

On November 1, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed two Notices of Data Availability, commonly called “NODAs,” related to the agency’s proposed stays of certain requirements in the 2016 New Source Performance Standards for the oil and natural gas industry. Federal agencies routinely use NODAs to provide the public an opportunity to consider [...]

November 7th, 2017|Industry, Press Releases|

Can Reducing Fugitive Emissions Save Your Company Money?

Breaking the Myth behind the Costs of Environmental Stewardship in the Energy Sector Perhaps the biggest myth facing the natural gas industry is that environmental protection and increased profits can’t co-exist. Some are still subscribed to the antiquated idea that pursuing environmental stewardship comes at the cost of the income statement. In reality, nothing can [...]

October 31st, 2017|General, Industry|

Best Practices for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Energy Sector

Understanding the importance that the energy sector plays in combating greenhouse gas emissions is a crucial matter as we continue to move into the 21st century. With millions of tons of carbon dioxide getting pumped into the atmosphere, many corporations don’t realize that with the proper knowledge, every player in the energy sector can see [...]

October 24th, 2017|General|

5 Reasons Why “Optical Gas Imaging” is Superior to “Method 21” Technology for Detecting Hydrocarbon 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|

METHANE INDUSTRY LEADERS SAY THEY ARE READY TO CREATE HIGH-PAYING JOBS FOR ALBERTANS, BUT THE PROVINCE NEEDS TO LEAD

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|