Columnists: Maria Gabriela Requiz

María Gabriela Requiz is an environmental consultant at Vepica Environmental Consulting, a global leader in environmental engineering and consulting for the energy industry. For more information, visit:

Oil Spills Increase as Energy Demand Rises — Six Steps to Remediation

According to the EPA, 1,800 to 2,400 oil spills are reported each year that are caused by a variety of reasons, including storage leaks, production issues and transportation accidents. This equates to millions of gallons of contaminates flooding the environment annually. The frequency of spills has steadily escalated over the past decades, increasing from 2,900   …Continue Reading