Over 65,000 calls to port (USA only) are made annually in the United States alone (35% from tankers carrying petroleum and chemical products).
World energy is expected to rise 54% by 2035 (oil will make up 27% of total consumption).
Additionally, approximately 4,000 active oil and gas platforms exist in the Gulf of Mexico alone.
The numbers are staggering and the chances of small, mid sized and catastrophic spills/leaks are always present and inevitable. Hydrocarbon spills on water effect trade and more importantly the environment.
Hydrophobic (ignore water) IMBIBER BEADS® assist in both the containment, aBsorption and capture of these spills far out perform existing technologies helping to close the environmental loop.