Category Air emissions management

Air emissions and energy in natural gas dehydration: A review of Western Canada’s trends and opportunities

Since the introduction of AER Directive 039 in 2007 to control benzene emissions from glycol dehydration facilities,...


Category Natural gas processing

Glycol dehydration modelling and optimization: TEG models and the impact of stripping gas

The upstream oil and gas industry uses glycol dehydrators to remove water from natural gas. The dehydration process...


Category Water efficiency

The water-energy nexus in the oil & gas industry

It has now long been recognized that the demand for energy and water are tightly interconnected and that interventio...


Category Water efficiency

Water Resources and the Oil & Gas Industry

Water resources are under significant pressure from rapid urban and industrial growth. This, coupled with increasing...


Category Air emissions management

Greenhouse gas emissions reporting: The Upstream Oil & Gas Sector in Alberta, Canada

The Province of Alberta has taken a leadership position in the GHG emissions reporting and  management area in...


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  • September 26, 2018 / James Holoboff, M.Sc., P. Eng.

    Air emissions regulations and reporting requirements for the upstream oil and gas (UOG) industry in...

  • September 25, 2018 / Ahad Sarraf Shirazi, M.Sc., P. Eng.

    It is quite common for a facility to have multiple flare stacks with different heights. Consider a s...

  • August 21, 2018 / James Holoboff, M.Sc., P. Eng.

    The AER officially released the updated Directive 39 (benzene emissions reporting regulation) on Jun...