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  • Association Documents
    • NORA Logo (JPG)
    • NORA Logo (PDF)
    • NORA W-9 Form


  • Association Reports
    • Advanced Processing Data Spreadsheet
    • 2013 Market Outlook
    • 2012 Market Outlook
    • 2012 Re-Refining Data
    • 2008 Developing Markets for Used Oils


  • Business Documents
    • EPA Used Oil Training Guide
    • Ideal Recyclers' Handbook
    • Used Oil Sample MSDS Sheet


  • EH&S Forum Presentations & Resources
    • The State Motor Vehicle Report (XL Insurance)
    • Motor Vehicle Reports Review Guidelines (XL Insurance)
    • The Value of Motor Vehicle Report Reviews (XL Insurance)
    • Vehicle Accidents Are Preventable (XL Insurance)
    • Preparing an Effective Job Safety Analysis (Todd Forry, Trihydro Corporation)


  • EPA Solid Waste Issue Documents
    • NORA Comments (February 12, 2012) on EPA Revised Rule


  • Event Books
    • 2013 NORA Annual Conference Event Book
    • 2013 NORA Mid-Year Meeting Committee Book
    • 2013 NORA Winter Meeting Committee Book
    • 2012 NORA Annual Conference Event Book


  • Event Presentations
    • 2013 Conference
      • 2014 Market Outlook (Scott D. Parker, NORA)
      • NORA's PCB/TSCA Reform Project: The Latest Update (Steve Shimberg, SJSolutions PLLC)
      • You Stink! A Technical Approach to Dealing with Nuisance Odors (Gary Risse, P.E. & George Mathes, P.E.)
      • An Exploration of Different Treatment Technologies for Used Oil (Louis Bertrand, Sweet Gazoil Inc.)
      • Commodity Price Risk Mitigation (Mark Neustadt, CAIA, & Peter Richards, Fifth Third Bank)
      • Effects of Changing Markets in the Asphalt Industry (Jay Hansen, National Asphalt Pavement Association)
      • Re-refining in North America: Drivers for Growth (Blake Eskew, IHS Downstream Energy Research and Consulting)
      • California's Multi-Year Used Oil Life Cycle Assessment is Now Complete: Hear the Results from the Lead Researcher (Roland Geyer, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California of at Santa Barbara)
      • An Overview of the International Re-refining Industry (Christian Hartmann, Puralube, Inc)
      • Future Trends in Oil Recycling Technologies (Dan Cowart, Aaron Oil Company Inc)
      • Rail Logistics (David A. Riddell, RSI Logistics, Inc.)

    • 2012 Conference
      • 2013 Market Outlook (Scott D. Parker, NORA)
      • State of the Industry, Recent M&A Transactions & Valuation Metrics for the Used Oil Recycling Sector (Effram Kaplan, Brown Gibbons Lang & Company)
      • NORA Government Affairs Update: California Used Oil Life Cycle Assessment (Jack Waggener, NORA)
      • Environmental Due Diligence (George E. Mathes, P.E., Trihydro Corporation)
      • Hydrogen Supply for Oil Re-Refining (Doug Boyd, Praxair, Inc.)
      • Preparing for ObamaCare: What Employers Need to Know Now (Sarah L. Fowles, Quarles & Brady LLP)

    • 2011 Conference
      • National Asphalt Pavement Association Update (Joseph Shacat, Grace Pacific Corporation)
      • Recovering Value in Waste (Effram Kaplan, Brown Gibbons Lang & Company)
      • Waste Oil Recycler SO2 Scrubber Project (Andrew C. Bartocci, Envitech, Inc.)

    • 2010 Winter Meeting
      • Re-Refinery Economics (Mark Williams, Chemical Engineering Partners)
      • Emerging from the Depths: Natural Gas Short Term Outlook (Dale Miller and Darryl Rogers, Purvin & Gertz Inc.)
      • Inspection, Evaluation and Testing Under New SPCC Regulations (Rob Roholt, Holtech Civil & Environmental Engineering)
      • SPCC Rule Amendments (Dave Coles, Coles Environmental Consulting, Inc., and Rob Roholt, Holtech Civil & Environmental Engineering)

    • 2009 Conference
      • Energy Market Overview (Elaine Levin, MorganStanleySmithBarney)
      • Federal Highway Funding Update (Jay Hansen, National Asphalt Pavement Association)
      • Challenges of M&A & Raising Capital (Scott Seargeant, Houlihan Lokey)
      • Hedging: How to Protect Against Price Volatility (Elaine Levin, MorganStanleySmithBarney)
      • Overview of EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations in 2009 (Jack Waggener, NORA)
      • Warm Mix Asphalt: The Future of Flexible Pavements (TJ Young, T2ASCO)

    • 2009 Mid-Year Meeting
      • Federal Highway Funding: When Will the Stimulus Asphalt Hit the Road (Jay Hansen, National Asphalt Pavement Association)
      • Gas Price Crash of 2009: Natural Gas Fundamentals and Their Impact on Used Oil Economics (Blake Eskew, Purvin & Gertz Inc.)
      • Re-refining Technologies (Luke Staengl, PESCO-BEAM Environmental)

    • 2009 Winter Meeting
      • Re-refining 101 (Mark Williams, Chemical Engineering Partners)

    • 2008 Conference
      • Base Oil Fundamentals (Dr. Brian L. Papke, Shell Global Solutions (US) Inc.)
      • Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions (Jack Waggener, NORA)
      • Overview of ILMA Members and Their Base Oil Needs (Anwar Hussain, CHS Inc.)
      • European Re-Refining Industry - Overview & Evolution (Christian Hartmann, Puralube Holding GmbH)
      • Liabilities of an Environmental Incident and How to Reduce Your Exposure (Marlin Zechman, XL Insurance)

    • 2007 Conference
      • Are Your Drivers Driving You Crazy? (Alan Coulter and Bob Landham, Safety Research Consultants, Inc.)
      • Climate Change & Carbon Markets (Julie Chiaravalli, Trihydro Corporation)
      • Florida Governor's Climate Change Initiatives (Jeff Prather, Florida DEP)
      • Future Prospects in Renewable Energy (Mike Langenhorst, Sanimax)
      • Shipping by Barge (Rick Stephanow, Xeray Systems)

    • 2006 Conference
      • Biodiesel 101: From the Farm to Your Fuel Tank (Jim Tefft, Crystal Flash Energy)
      • Flying Hazardous Materials in the Wild Blue Yonder (Anthony R. Tepedino, FAA)
      • Natural Gas & The Alternatives (John Williams, Jim Tefft, Rhonda McGee and Neil McGinley)
      • Used Oil Re-Refining Study (Chris Harris and Jack Waggener, NORA)
      • Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs (Dan Nickey, Iowa Waste Reduction Center)


  • Industry Related Research Documents
    • 2012 Market Update: Oil Collection & Re-refining (Brown Gibbons Lang & Company)
    • 2006 DOE Used Oil Re-refining Study
    • 2005 IFEU Re-refining Used Oils to Base Oils
    • 2003 Effects of Hot Plant Fuel Characteristics and Combustion on Asphalt Concrete Quality (Purdue University)
    • 1996 Metals Emissions from Burning Used Oil (Entropy)


  • NORA Group/Committee Resources
    • All NORA group/committee resource documents/presentations


  • NORA Meeting Minutes
    • All NORA group/committee meeting minutes from Winter Meetings and Mid-Year Meetings
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2/22/2017 » 2/24/2017
2017 NORA Winter Meeting

6/21/2017 » 6/23/2017
2017 NORA Mid-Year Meeting

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