Enbridge Pipelines Inc., TransCanada Corp. and Kinder Morgan Canada signed a joint industry partnership to research aerial-based leak detection technologies for pipeline safety. Various technologies will be tested.
Maxxeon Inc. introduced the WorkStar 2003 for fluorescent magnetic particle and penetrant testing.
DNV GL has established a joint industry project (JIP) focused on leak detection. Twenty key industry players are partnering to develop a best practice for designing and implementing offshore leak detection systems.
Vilter Manufacturing LLC, introduced its next-generation vapor recovery units (VRUs), which feature hermetically sealed Copeland Scroll compressors, horizontal lube oil stabilizer and the ROC827 controller.
The system displays gas concentrations up to 500 parts per million, fault codes for troubleshooting, prompts when calibration is needed and provides a complete status to the respective control room.
The software-based enhancement module uses negative pressure wave monitoring for rupture events, acoustic signature recognition of high pressure leaks, distributed temperature gradient sensing and ground-heave strain monitoring.
Transaction by Sterling Partners portfolio company expands leading energy pipeline inspection provider’s presence in Bakken Shale region.
NDT has embarked on a steady growth course with significant investments in both inspection tools and a skilled workforce.
Cambridge Consultants uses fertility monitor technology in oil leak early warning system.
Permasense Limited developed a new long-range corrosion monitoring system which allows retrieval of data from monitoring locations up to 40km (25 miles) from the gateway location.
The devices are “capable of detecting leaks down to one part per billion in ambient air while reducing false positives from naturally occurring methane,” says a PG&E release. The company says it’s the first in the world to use the technology.