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Environmental Protection in Oil and Gas Industry
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Environmental Protection in Oil and Gas Industry

Before an oil company can start with construction, drilling or modification of onshore oil and gas production fields, it needs to obtain approvals from various government agencies. In addition to building and drilling permits, legal hurdles include air emissions, discharges to surface water systems, injection activities, impact on the threatened […]

What Are Cooling Towers and How Do They Work
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What Are Cooling Towers and How Do They Work

The job of cooling towers is to transfer unwanted heat to the atmosphere. For instance, many industrial processes produce waste heat that is transferred to circulating water via heat exchangers. The circulating water is then cooled by means of evaporation or direct heat transfer to atmospheric air. Though most people are […]