Case Studies

Eliminate Hydrogen Sulfide from Barges Prior to Cleaning

VAPOR SCRUBBING & ODOR CONTROL

Industrial Cleaner – Gulf

Challenge

A Gulf-based Industrial Cleaner was tasked with the cleaning of several 30,000 barrel, three compartment barges previously containing a hydrocarbon product.  Customer needs GEM to bring down the hydrogen sulfide levels below 10 ppm before cleaning event can commence.  Once the H2S levels have been reduced, the barge is safe for cleaning. 

Solution

GEM utilized a Mobile GEMScrub Scrubber for vapor treatment.  With trained personnel running the project, GEM mobilized to the marine location and immediately set up.  Using a portable blower, GEM pulled the hazardous vapors from the barge and into the scrubber trailer for treatment.  With GEM’s Lead Technician taking vapor readings and monitoring the H2S along the way, the barge vapor levels were reduced and H2S confirmed below 10 ppm.  Confirmation of vapor monitoring readings was provided to the customer upon project completion. 

Benefit 

Dangerous hydrogen sulfide was removed from the barges enabling the cleaning contractor to perform their services in a safe manner. 




Let Evergreen handle all your industrial service needs. Get in touch with us today!

Contact Us

GULF COAST LOCATIONS

Corporate Headquarters
704-C Old Underwood Rd.
La Porte, Texas 77571
Phone: 281.478.5800
Toll-Free: 1.877.267.2840
Fax: 281.478.5004

Beaumont
7888 Beauxart Garden Rd.
Nederland, TX 77627
Phone: 409.727.2900

Corpus Christi
421A Junior Beck Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
Phone: 361.452.2331

La Porte
704-C Old Underwood Rd.
La Porte, Texas 77571
Phone: 281.542.1052
Fax: 281.542.9870

La Porte 
1434 Sens Rd. 
LaPorte, TX 77571 
Phone: 281.471.0107 
Fax: 281.471.01622

Texas City
3331 FM 1765
Texas City, TX 77590
Phone: 409.945.6700

Lake Charles
214 Walcot Rd.
Westlake, LA 70669
Phone: 337.882.6588

West Coast Locations

Northern California
3915 Teal Ct.
Benicia, CA 94510
Phone: 707.751.1710
Fax: 707.751.1711

Southern California
2525 Cherry Hill Ave. 
​Suite 105
Signal Hill, CA 90755 
Phone: 562.436.2999 
Fax: 562.495.1039