Fuel Additives


Listed below are our latest case studies within the project category, Fuel Additives:


  • Remediate a Former Fuel Transfer Facility

    Vertex staff were retained to remediate a former fuel transfer facility that was impacted by free product petroleum hydrocarbons. The hydrocarbons had a specific gravity less than water (i.e. LNAPL) and was characterized as being a weathered gasoline product with ethanol additives.

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  • MTBE Groundwater Plume Treated Within 1 Year

    Vertex has designed, constructed and operated a variety of systems to effectively treat the fuel additive Methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE). MTBE is an oxygenate which was added to gasoline in the 1990s to replace lead as an octane enhancer. It is often associated with gasoline releases and is persistent in the subsurface. At a former

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  • MTBE in Alberta

    Vertex Environmental Inc. staff have designed, constructed and operated a variety of systems to treat the fuel additive methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE). MTBE is an oxygenate which was added to gasoline in the 1990s to replace lead as an octane enhancer. MTBE is often associated with gasoline releases and is persistent in the subsurface. At

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