Less leaks and less emissions

Shell: leak detection and reduction programme


Company name: Shell UK

Location: Stanlow refinery, Ellesmere Port, UK.

Products: Refined petrochemicals

Sustainable change: Detection of leaks in valves which reduced the amount of volatile organic compound (VOC) leakage to the atmosphere.

Effect: Reduced emissions and also reduction in the use of solvents.

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Operator checking for leaks
Checking valve for small leaks helped to reduce emissions to the atmosphere, save the use of solvents and improve profit.