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Gas Leak Safety

Pipes or appliances powered by natural gas can develop leaks, which can have potentially negative effects. It’s important to be able to identify natural gas leak symptoms and to know what to do if you have a gas leak. If you detect any of the following signs of a natural gas leak in your house, […]

Midland Resource Recovery: OdorTracker

The Midland Resource Recovery OdorTracker is an automated odorant-monitoring system that is suitable for permanent or temporary odorization installations. The OdorTracker is ideal for monitoring odorant levels at remote locations and available for Class I Div 1 and Class I Div 2 hazardous locations.  The OdorTracker unit provides evidentiary documentation for risk management. This [...]

Your safety: Why we do what we do

New London, Texas Today marks the 82nd anniversary of March 18, 1937, New London School explosion when an undetected natural gas leak caused an explosion.  The explosion destroyed the New London School and many students and teachers died.  Although there are varying numbers of this disaster reported to be killed more than 295 students and teachers, […]

What is Pipeline Pickling?

Pipeline pickling is the process of conditioning a new gas pipeline before putting it into service. In new gas lines, it is common to experience odor fade in gas as the natural gas odorant reacts with rust and mill scale inside new steel pipes, thereby producing less odorous compounds. The process of conditioning the line […]

MRR’s Specialized Odorization Enclosure system

Here at MRR, we have created the Midland Resource Recovery Odorizing Enclosure, a custom build, to protect the complete odorization system. This system improves safety and reliability while protecting the entire odorization system against the elements. The enclosed system will help to prevent the corrosion of tanks and other odorizer elements from wind, sand, water, […]

Spill Response from Natural Disaster

Midland Resource Recovery (MRR) provided odorant spill response when a natural disaster destroyed an odorizer station resulting in contaminated soil, water, equipment and a vacuum truck. Emergency spill response Mercaptan spill response Equipment decommissioning Challenge: Odorization Station Destroyed In September 2008, Hurricane Ike devastated the Texas coastline causing [...]

Equipment Removal in Highly Complex Location

A Massachusetts natural gas company retained Midland Resource Recovery (MRR) to decommission odorization equipment in a highly complex and populated area of a major city. Decommission equipment Odorization equipment Challenge: Odorant Equipment Removal in City Odorant equipment at a large natural gas compressor station was obsolete and required replacement. Unfortunately, the [...]

Soil Decontamination and Decommission Underground Storage Tank

A Washington natural gas company tasked Midland Resource Recovery (MRR) to remove an underground storage tank that was leaking, and treat and remove the contaminated soil. Emergency Spill Response Environmentally friendly Solution Reduce health risk Reduce olfactory desensitization Equipment disposal Remediation Protect public image Challenge: Remove Leaking Underground Odorant [...]

Decommissioning of Underground Storage Tanks

Midland Resource Recovery (MRR) was retained to perform decommissioning for both aboveground and underground odorant storage tanks at a Midwestern gas company and provide safe, incident-free removal of the equipment without odorant release during all phases of the process. Decommission equipment Underground Storage Tank removal (UST) Compliance Odorization experts Challenge: [...]

Upcoming Events

Northeast Gas Assoc Conference (NGA)
June 2-5, 2020
Bryant University
Smithfield, RI
Appalachian Gas Measurement Short Course
August 3-6, 2020
Robert Morris University
Moon Township, PA
MEA Energy Association
August 11 - 13, 2020
Rochester Mayo Civic Center
Rochester, MN
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