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How a Microscopic Problem Led to the Largest Gas Leak in US History

…And why we must pay attention to our nation’s aging energy infrastructure In October 2015, a massive natural gas leak was discovered in Aliso Canyon, California. In the months that followed, the leak, known as the Porter Ranch gas leak,

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PRESS RELEASE | Tests Show DOE-Backed Nanocomposite Surface Treatment Effective Tool to Fight Microbiologically-Induced Corrosion

DragX-treated pipes were 36 times better at preventing corrosion material loss compared to untreated samples in accelerated-MIC lab tests Eni S.p.A. evaluated DragX in Alaska field tests, finding no formation of MIC pitting or damage, compared to untreated pipe which

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IN THE NEWS | SPARK Day: Scanite Smart Sensing Cement

On Thursday, July 30th, Oceanit hosted an invitation-only, virtual SPARK day event in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Shell Oil Company. SPARK stands for Special Presentation of Advanced Research & Knowledge. These targeted events focus on

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4 Ways Hydrophobic Nanotechnology Does More Than Just Keeping Milkshake Off Your Shirt

Chances are that at some point in the past few years you’ve watched one of several viral videos showing hydrophobic coatings in action. These videos depict people dousing themselves with everything from dyed water and mud to ketchup and chocolateRead more
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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit on Likeable Science, ThinkTech Hawai’i

Oceanit Chemical Engineer, Sumil Thapa, and Head of Marketing, Jay Andrews appeared on ThinkTech Hawaii's 'Likeable Science' show last week. They joined host, Ethan Allen, to discuss the development history of HeatX surface treatment and how it is making aRead more
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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit at the 2019 NACE UAE Corrosion Conference

The 2019 NACE UAE Corrosion Conference was held from January 28-31 at the Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi. The key topic was corrosion prevention and control as a critical issue for the future of development and industry in the MiddleRead more
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Global Carbon Emissions Rise to 37.1 Gigatons, Here Is What We Can Do

Global emissions alarms are sounding as we close out 2018. In a new report by the UN Global Carbon Project, worldwide carbon emissions, primarily driven by fossil fuels, will reach an all-time high of 31.7 gigatons in 2018. That isRead more
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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit at the 2018 International Pittsburgh Coal Conference

The 2018 International Pittsburgh Coal Conference was held from October 15-18 at the China University of Mining & Technology in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. This year was the 35th annual conference, which alternates venues between the University of Pittsburgh andRead more
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Better Energy Efficiency Could Save the Sector Billions & Reduce Carbon Emissions by 200 Million Metric Tonnes Per Year

What if the U.S. could reduce its overall carbon emissions by 180-200 million metric tonnes (MMT) per year by cleaning up a single element in how we currently produce fossil fuel-based energy? That reduction would mean an overall Greenhouse Gas (GHG)Read more
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Oceanit launches DragX, a Revolutionary Nanocomposite Pipeline Treatment

March 1st | Houston, TX - Oceanit hosted more than 60 experts from the pipeline industry for the launch of DragX, our novel nanocomposite pipeline surface treatment technology. More than 60 subject matter experts from the energy industry, the EnvironmentalRead more