The stuff smelled like a mixture of spirits of ammonia and butyl mercaptan, but it did the job.
"The Highest Treason" by Randall Garrett
A community meeting will be held Tuesday at 6 pm to discuss environmental study results on the mercaptan release in the Eight Mile community.
Its function is to extract mercaptan in LPG with a caustic, but during annual shut-down it is shown that the top trays are damaged.
After a crane operator cut into a drum of Ethyl Mercaptan, a potentially dangerous chemical added to propane and natural gas.
Consultants hired by Mobile Gas have installed a new system of pipes and pumps to get rid of the butyl mercaptan spill plaguing Eight Mile.