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Restricted Burning Tongue

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Elastec, Inc.
Research Principal Investigator
Shon Mosier
Research Contract Award Value

BSEE is pursuing a line of research and plans to conduct full-scale tests of modified boom configurations in the Canadian Multi-Partner Research Initiative Offshore Burn Experiments (MOBE) planned for the summer of 2022. The primary goal of the research is to determine if alternate boom geometries will result in a reduction of particulate matter (PM) and trace pollutants in the plume and reduced amounts of burn residue. The immediate objective of this contract is the simplified acquisition of fire boom materials to create a new technique to improve burn efficiencies from in situ burning of crude oil on water. Optional tasks include the design and fabrication of a fire brake, and sufficient fire boom for testing for MOBE.

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The final report is complete and posted below.

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