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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 | Oceanit Selected to Participate in Shark Tank-Style NIH Rapid Response Pitch Day For Novel COVID-19 Tests

Honolulu, HI -  Oceanit Laboratories was notified by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of selection to participate in a Shark Tank–esque Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative; a $1.5 Billion investment program to speed the development of quick, accessible,Read more
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IN THE NEWS | An Update from Dr. V on Geek Beat!

From 2008-2012, Hawaiian families tuned in to Hawaii News Now for Dr. V and his morning segment called 'Weird Science with Dr. V'. He is, of course, our very own Dr. Vinod Veedu, head of Oceanit's materials team and DirectorRead more
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IN THE NEWS | Nanite Smart Sensing Cement Wins Award at ICWIM8 in Prague

What if the roads we drive on were sensors for an interconnected, smart city? Nanite™ turns the road itself into the sensor, enabling real-time technologies such as traffic & congestion monitoring, adaptive speed limits based on the real-time flow ofRead more
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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 Mind to Market Technology Showcase 2019

Oceanit was in Houston during early May for the Offshore Technology Conference 2019 and to host our own Mind to Market Technology Showcase at Oceanit's Houston offices. Ten of Oceanit's Ohana traveled to Houston to welcome almost 100 partners, customers,Read 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