BTEX


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BTEXBenzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylene (volatile organic compounds)
BTEXBenzol, Toluol, Ethylbenzol, Xylole (German: Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylene; volatile organic compounds)
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Thousands of compounds in Deepwater Horizon petroleum rose toward the surface like passengers on an elevator, he said; the BTEX compounds, however, seemed to get off at a lower floor 3,600 feet deep and proceed laterally as a plume.
BTEX - Dart Energy does not and will not use BTEX as direct additives in its operations.
As the field data below demonstrates, introducing alternative fuels into a leaking fuel mixture significantly modifies the complex ecological relationship among bacteria, BTEX and other contaminants, and oxidizers--increasing the possibility of groundwater contamination.
Calibration is achieved by comparing observed and simulated concentrations of four gasoline fuel components, Benzene, Ethlybenzene and Xylene (BTEX), over a 36-day monitoring period.
BTEX (benzene, toluene, ethyl-benzene and xylene) contamination is caused by fuel leakages around former service-station sites, fuel farms, garages, workshops, gasometers, oil spills, dry cleaners and factories.
Let's say you have excavated soil around a leaking gas tank that is contaminated with 10,000 ppm (10,000 mg [kg.sup.-1]) BTEX. What is the rate at which you can land apply this material?
Huntsman's Olefins Plant at Wilton released more than 37 tonnes of BTEX in 2002.
The BTEX OZ 90, which was unveiled at the recent Seafood Processing Europe exhibition in Brussels, is a machine that allows fish trimmings to be processed into 'logs' ready for further processing.
Results indicated that the concentrations of benzene, toluene, ethyl benzene, and xylenes (BTEX) and of naphthalene, anthracene, and phenanthrene decreased rapidly.
In technical terms, MTBE has a low octanol-water-partition coefficient, meaning it is attracted to water, particularly compared with other organic gasoline components like benzene, toluene, ethyl-benzene, and xylene (collectively called the BTEX compounds, or BTEX).