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  • EarthSearch Announces the Development of Oil Pipeline Monitoring System

    East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCBB: ECDC), through its subsidiary EarthSearch Communications, Inc., announces the development of Oil pipeline monitoring system based on its proprietary integrated GPS/RFID technology. The system will allow nations and oil companies to monitors tens of thousands of kilometers of pipeline remotely using sensor technology integrated with the EarthSearch ...


    By Marketwire

  • Pipeline breach renews call for more monitoring

    A saltwater spill from an underground pipeline in North Dakota has renewed calls from farmers and environmentalists to require new monitoring to help ensure that such breaches are prevented or caught quickly. State Rep. Dick Anderson, a Republican farmer from Willow City, said he plans to revisit legislation the state Legislature rejected last year that would mandate flow meters and cutoff ...


    By Associated Press

  • GE Oil & Gas to provide Qatargas with integrity management services to enhance LNG pipeline monitoring and safety

    GE Oil & Gas’ PII Pipeline Solutions business has been awarded a multi-million U.S. dollar, six-year contract to supply Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) with advanced pipeline integrity management services to enhance the monitoring and maintenance of the company’s liquid natural gas (LNG) network. Based in Ras Laffan City in the State of Qatar, Qatargas has nine prominent ...


    By General Electric

  • Valve automation delivers centralised monitoring and control to pipeline network

    A programme of valve motorisation is a central feature of an extensive automation project that will obtain, store and process data in real time from a network of liquid hydrocarbon product pipelines in Latin America. The project is installing a SCADA control system for the integration, monitoring and control of valves at more than 100 refining product, storage and injection sites on over 2500 ...


    By Rotork

  • Augusta Announces Shipment of Eight EFM Corrosion Monitoring Systems to Enbridge Pipelines

    Augusta Industries, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AAO) ("Augusta" or the "Corporation"), through its wholly owned subsidiaries FOX-TEK Canada Inc. a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce that, further to its press release of January 10,2012, FOX TEK Canada Inc has shipped the eight (8) Electric Field Mapping ("EFM") monitoring systems. The eight (8) ...


    By Marketwire

  • Black Powder: A pipeline and processing problem

    A ferrous contaminant created by internal erosion and corrosion of carbon steel pipelines and operating equipment, black powder, causes many operational problems. Black powder which ranges from 100 + microns to sub-micron sizes, with the majority being ferrous (on average 80%) and silica (20%) causes many costly problems for the pipeline and processing industries. Problems such as: degrading of ...


  • Black Powder: A pipeline and processing problem

    A ferrous contaminant created by internal erosion and corrosion of carbon steel pipelines and operating equipment, black powder, causes many operational problems. Black powder which ranges from 100 + microns to sub-micron sizes, with the majority being ferrous (on average 80%) and silica (20%) causes many costly problems for the pipeline and processing industries. Problems such as: degrading of ...


  • Black Powder: A Pipeline and Processing Problem

    Magnetic separator technology designed to be a solution for black powder removalA ferrous contaminant created by internal erosion and corrosion of carbon steel pipelines and operating equipment, black powder, causes many operational problems. Black powder which ranges from 100 + microns to sub-micron sizes, with the majority being ferrous (on average 80%) and silica (20%) causes many costly ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • FOX-TEK Provides Corrosion Monitoring Systems for A Technology Development Drive for the Pipeline Industry

    Fiber Optic Systems Technology, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FOX) ("FOX-TEK" or the "Corporation"), a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce that the Corporation will provide corrosion monitoring systems for a technology development project for the pipeline industry supported by the Alberta government. FOX-TEK will take a key role in supplying ...


    By Marketwire

  • Augusta Announces Deal With Enbridge Pipelines for the Sale of Eight EFM Corrosion Monitoring Systems

    Augusta Industries Inc. ("Augusta" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE: AAO), through its wholly owned subsidiaries FOX-TEK Canada Inc. a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce that FOX-TEK Canada Inc. has been awarded a contract for eight (8) more Electric Field Mapping ("EFM") monitoring systems. The eight (8) systems were ordered by ...


    By Marketwire

  • Rotork Electronic Line Break (ELB) combines pipeline pressure monitoring with intelligent valve control

    Designed for use in the oil and gas industries, the Rotork ELB is a robust, self-contained instrument that combines pipeline pressure monitoring with intelligent valve control. The ELB can also collect detailed operational data for optimising performance and enhancing pipeline safety. The ELB continuously monitors upstream and downstream pipeline pressure dynamics to provide early ...


    By Rotork

  • Need for Efficient Energy Infrastructure Drives North American Oil and Gas Pipeline Expansion, Finds Frost & Sullivan

     Pipelines are fast becoming the preferred mode for oil and natural gas transportation, as pipeline companies overcome the initial resistance from environmental groups. This improved business environment, along with manufacturers' ability to enhance monitoring systems and alleviate safety concerns, opens up bigger opportunities for onshore oil and gas pipelines in North America. New ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Spectra Energy Selects Elster Ultrasonic Meters for Pipeline Project

    RALEIGH, N.C., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster (NYSE: ELT) today announced that Spectra Energy has selected Elster Instromet to supply 16 Q.Sonic ultrasonic meters to provide natural gas custody transfer measurement for one ...


    By Elster Group

  • Cleanup Continuing at Location of Crude Oil Spill by ExxonMobil Pipeline Company

    Cleanup operations were continuing at the site of a spill of crude oil on remote rural property near Torbert LA, ExxonMobil Pipeline Company said today. The oil from the North Line crude pipeline was contained in the immediate area and recovery efforts began on Sunday. Crews used vacuum trucks to recover the oil. Additional resources will be available on Monday ...


    By ExxonMobil

  • Pipeline spill underlines fears of new tar sands development

    The type of oil that flowed through the Enbridge pipeline when it ruptured in Calhoun County on July 25 is far more damaging to the environment than regular crude at every stage, from extraction to refining, and poses higher risks when spilled into lakes and rivers. Despite denials by Enbridge CEO Patrick Daniel, the million gallons of oil that spilled into the Kalamazoo River watershed last ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Helektor rates the Geotech GEM5000 for landfill gas extraction monitoring

    Greek waste management specialists, Helektor S.A. use Geotech's portable gas analyser, the GEM5000 to adjust gas flows to optimise energy generation on the Tagarades landfill site, outside Thessaloniki, Greece.  Their four MWM-Deutz TBG 620 V16 engines generate a total of 5MW.  The site has been in operation since 2006, with power generation driven by 3000 m3/h of landfill gas, drawn ...


    By Geotech

  • Working in Confined Spaces – Gas Monitoring Advice from the HSE

    In December 2014 the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published the Third Edition of its Approved Code of Practice, ‘Safe work in confined spaces’. This updates the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 with revised definitions and new examples. Of particular interest to Analox is the latest guidance on hypoxic (reduced oxygen) environments employed in fire suppression and food ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Precisive for Its Innovative Gas Monitoring Platform

    Based on its recent analysis of the sensors and analytical instruments market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Precisive, LLC (Precisive) with the 2012 Global Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award for developing an all-optical hydrocarbon composition analyzer in the form of a unique tunable filter spectrometer (TFS) design for on-line, real-time gas analysis. End users in the sensors ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Chinese pipelines select Rotork electro-hydraulic valve actuators for remote operated failsafe duty

    Rotork Skilmatic electro-hydraulic valve actuators have been ordered for increased safety ESD (Emergency Shutdown) duties on two new oil pipelines in China. Owned by the China National Petroleum Corporation, the Mahui and Yunnan Pipelines are attached to the network bringing oil and gas to China from offshore fields in the Bay of Bengal. The Skilmatic actuators will be installed in ...


    By Rotork

  • New 100 A DC Solid State Relay Integrates Voltage Suppression to Solve Pipeline Current Interruption Challenges

    American Innovations (AI), protecting people and the environment with compliance solutions for the oil and gas industry, introduces its new 100 A DC Normally Closed (NC) Solid State Relay (SSR).  The U.S. Department of Transportation requires oil and gas companies to conduct close interval surveys to assess the effectiveness of cathodic protection (CP) systems on underground pipelines. This ...


    By American Innovations (AI)

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