This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS - See his portfolio and get alerts BEFORE every trade. Learn more NOW!

Gas Leak Detection Technology Becomes Increasingly Important To Sustaining Environmentally Clean Energy

KARMIEL, Israel, January 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Opgal, a world leader in thermal imaging technology, answers the needs of the petro and drilling industry's gas leak detection requirements with its EyeCGas™ Camera System.  EyeCGas, an innovative, unique gas detection camera, has already achieved worldwide success for remotely detecting gas in the industrial environmental market.

The oil & gas industry continues to face increasing safety and environmental constraints, driving stricter regulations. The recent discovery of significant gas reserves off the coasts of Israel is just one example of this growing issue. But the case of the city of Haifa shows that Opgal's camera addresses other environmental hazards beyond those of gas exploration and production.

Benzene, a component of gasoline, is known as a potential contributor to the development of human cancer. Dr. Ofer Dressler, the Director General of the Haifa Bay Urban Association for Environmental Protection, states that "Petrol stations in the Haifa Bay contribute about 15% of the benzene emissions in the area as well as other toxins. It's critical that we continuously monitor these stations." The Haifa Bay Urban Association for Environmental Protection has given top priority to detecting the harmful gas. Opgal's EyeCGas provides a solution to this potential problem as it is used to monitor more than 100 petro stations located within the city of Haifa and will soon also monitor petrochemical plants in the Haifa Bay area.  

EyeCGas, equipped with a 75mm lens, is the only camera of its kind in the world that has been certified for use in sensitive and hazardous locations according to American and European standards (ATEX, CSA, UL). The camera's impressive performance has earned worldwide accolades and has been sold to dozens of companies around the world through its international network of specialized partners and marketing channels.

Opgal's EyeCGas camera technology is based on a unique infrared sensor and algorithms that enable detection of multiple types of hydrocarbon vapors, viewing them as a clear video image on an LCD screen and recording those video images together with an associated audio narration. Assessments conducted by third party laboratories have proven the camera's sensitivity way beyond the minimum EPA requirement of 60 grams per hour. EyeCGas detects methane levels as low as 0.35 grams per hour.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Try it NOW
Only $9.95
Try it NOW
14-Days Free
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 17,776.12 -200.19 -1.11%
S&P 500 2,067.89 -18.35 -0.88%
NASDAQ 4,900.8850 -46.5560 -0.94%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs