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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • ADS Acquires Severn Trent Pipeline Services - Pipeline Products and Services Expand ADS Offerings

    Untitled Document Huntsville , AL (August 2, 2006) ADS ® LLC, formerly ADS Corporation, today announces the acquisition of Severn Trent Pipeline Services, a division of Severn Trent ...

  • Flow metering and MCERTS

    KROHNE’s TIDALFLUX flowmeter is performing a critical role in England’s first non-water industry flow monitoring installation to receive MCERTS (Monitoring Certification Scheme) self monitoring of effluent flow approval by the Environment Agency. The instrument has been installed as part of a $385 million scheme to create an underground gas storage facility in East Riding, Yorkshire. MCERTS was ...


  • 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)

  • Wake-Up Call: Unexpected blowouts on never-failed pipeline compel Texas Water Authority to change course on asset management

    When your pipeline operates well for five decades, it’s easy to be lulled into a false sense of security about the condition of your buried assets. Out of sight, out of mind. Then, in an instant, that mindset can change. For Canadian River Municipal Water Authority (CRMWA), that wakeup call happened ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • The Future of the Neurology Devices Market to 2016 – Market Forecasts, Competitive Landscape and Pipeline Analysis now available at ReportsandReports

    Dallas, ReportsandReports Announce it Will Carry the The Future of the Neurology Devices Market to 2016 – Market Forecasts, Competitive Landscape and Pipeline Analysis Market Research Report in its Store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/market-reports/the-future-of-the-neurology-devices-market-to-2016-%E2%80%93-market-forec/ GBI Research’s report, “The ...


  • Updated John Deere 470G LC Excavator Primed to Tackle Pipeline, Mass Earth Moving and Road Building Projects

    The John Deere 470G LC Excavator is the latest member of the production-class equipment lineup to be updated to meet Final Tier 4 emissions standards and to incorporate a bevy of customer-inspired and productivity-boosting features. The 367-horsepower model now comes fully loaded with an EPA Final Tier 4 13.5L diesel engine, a comfortable and spacious cab, along with an enhanced LCD monitor ...


    By John Deere

  • 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)

  • Flowline flow switch & control for liquid & air/gas

    Flowline's liquid and gas flow switches are simple devices that are used to detect or monitor flow and send a signal or alarm to another device. They are useful tools in situations where it is important to know whether or not flow exists and to act upon that knowledge (for example they can be used to actuate a signal when flow stops, start a motor with flow, shut off an alarm when flow is ...


    By icenta Controls Ltd

  • ASTM G42 - 11 Standard Test Method for Cathodic Disbonding of Pipeline Coatings Subjected to Elevated Temperatures

    Damage to pipe coating is almost unavoidable during transportation and construction. Breaks or holidays in pipe coatings may expose the pipe to possible corrosion since, after a pipe has been installed underground, the surrounding earth will be ...


    By ASTM International

  • China trial for new in-pipe monitor

    New technology, developed by Intellitect Water (UK), that provides visibility of water quality within the drinking water distribution network, is currently on trial in China. Shanghai based, Ewaters Environmental Science & Technology Co., Ltd, which specialises in water network modelling and data management, carried out the trial and their Managing Director, Weijun Zhang says, 'We are keen ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Remote water monitoring success in Australia

    With a lifetime of experience in the water industry, Glyn Church from WestWater Enterprises in Australia has witnessed any number of new technologies, each of which has had a varying degree of impact on the sector. However, Glyn says, “The distribution network monitoring sondes from Intellitect Water (UK) represent the most exciting development that I have seen in drinking water for almost ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Intellitect delivers first GPRS drinking water monitors

    Intellitect Water (UK) has recently delivered the first real-time, in-pipe water quality monitors to customers in both the UK and overseas. Intellitect's Chief Executive, Tony Halker, says: 'This is a very significant milestone for the business; the Intellisonde™ monitors have internal dataloggers which enable them to record water quality and flow data continuously. However, the addition of GPRS ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Elecsys Pioneers Monitoring Solution For Underground Storage Wells

    Elecsys Corporation, a provider of industrial machine to machine (M2M) communication technology solutions, data acquisition systems, and custom electronic equipment for critical industrial applications, has unveiled an automated solution to simplify compliance with the recent advisory bulletin issued by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) targeted towards ...


    By Elecsys Corporation

  • 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

  • Boulder, CO, Selects SCADAWatch for Real Time Operational Performance Monitoring and Reporting

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Boulder, Colorado, has chosen the company’s revolutionary SCADAWatch software solution to support mission-critical network modeling applications, supplement system ...


    By Innovyze

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