HANOVER, N.H. --
Oil and the Environment
Oil and the Environment engineers and scientists work with the Department of the Interior and the Oil and Gas industry to detect and clean up oil spills in icy saltwater environments. The group develops and tests state-of-the-art equipment and techniques using large, environmentally controlled facilities available at the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL).
We can assist you with the following:
- Oil and the environment (oil under ice detection, mitigation, tracking and modeling, prediction, migration, impacts assessment, phenomenology)
- Installation and equipment energy systems
- Infrastructure monitoring and assessment
- Department of Defense military engineering and munitions characterization.
Currently, one of the projects the group is working on is the development and testing of prototype technology and operational methods to significantly enhance in-situ burning and improve burner efficiencies. The proof-of-concept will be demonstrated through lab-scale testing in waves with burning crude oil. A prototype will be built by enhancing commercially available fire booms and a demonstration under realistic conditions.