pipeline pigging News

  • Precise pig tracking from start to finish

    The most common form of pipeline integrity used by oil and gas pipeline owners is inline inspection (ILI). Inspection pigs are widely used to clean pipelines, as well as identify areas of damage along the pipe wall to ensure the safe delivery of energy products. Historically, once a pig is deployed in a pipeline, a technician confirms the tool’s arrival time at various tracking locations ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Ili Pigs Can Still Be Precisely Tracked Despite Unexpected Speed Excursions

    Inline inspection (ILI) of oil and gas pipelines has been common practice for asset owners since the 1970s. Historically, companies have tracked these ILI tools with field teams to confirm its location and ensure that the pig reaches the trap. While tracking a tool seems simple in concept, several misconceptions have become conventional wisdom when it comes to the challenges of pig tracking. ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • University “Ice Pigging” Spin-Out Acquired by Aqualogy Environment Limited

    A Bristol-based company that uses innovative technology for cleaning the inside of pipes has today [Wednesday 26 November] been acquired by water management specialists, Aqualogy Environment ...


    By SUEZ Advanced Solutions UK

  • Water: GL wins pipelines industries guild award

    Prize awarded for significant contribution to utility pipeline technology The prestigious Pipeline Industries Guild (PIG) Award was given to Germanischer Lloyd (GL) for significant contribution to utility pipeline technology for their Burstfinder Technology at the 53rd annual awards ceremony in London earlier this week. "Burstfinder" is GL's leakage and demand location technique ...


  • Choosing a more reliable method than batch tracking

    Oil and gas pipeline owners routinely conduct inspections of their assets by using inline inspection pigs. These tools are used to identify defects within the pipeline and need to be tracked throughout an inspection. Pipeline owners have several options to track a pig such as legacy tracking, remote tracking, and batch tracking, which is sometimes considered as a viable alternative to legacy or ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Aqualogy unveils non-invasive technological solutions for water and sewerage network maintenance

    Unique iDroloc leak detection system and Ice Pigging technology will benefit customers and companies These innovative, non-invasive technologies are set to significantly improve efficiency and lower costs Aqualogy is launching a campaign to promote its new suite of non-invasive methods for water and sewerage systems to coincide with the start of the water industry’s next AMP ...


    By SUEZ Advanced Solutions UK

  • Pure Technologies to expand presence in oil and gas sector

    Calgary based Pure Technologies Ltd. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the oil and gas pipeline inspection services business and related assets of Hunter McDonnell Pipeline Services, Inc. and its affiliated companies (“HM”), a leading provider of technology-driven integrity services to the oil and gas pipeline industry, for consideration ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Appeals court reinstates BP shareholders` lawsuit

    A federal appeals court on Thursday reinstated a shareholders lawsuit filed against BP Alaska in the wake of two oil spills in 2006 on the North Slope that exposed problems with the company's pipeline maintenance program. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the U.S. District Court of Western Washington on ...


    By Associated Press

  • Mains cleaning system wins award

    New pipeline technology developed in association with UK utility Northumbrian Water has scooped a national award for innovation. Gateshead-based Hydrascan Ltd received the prize at the UK Society for Trenchless Technology (UKSTT) Awards for its Typhoon system designed to clean water mains. The typhoon system was developed in response to a challenge set by Northumbrian Water for an ...

  • New high temperature, high accuracy, on-line corrosion monitoring from GE

    Rightrax HT, the latest on-line corrosion monitoring system from GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies, provides accurate and reliable wall thickness data of pipes and vessels and is capable of operating at extremely high temperatures. Corrosion monitoring is extremely important for users in the oil & gas industry to elevate productivity, provide significant cost savings and help ensure ...


    By General Electric

  • First EnviTec biogas plant with gas upgrading facility on the grid in England

    Premiere in England: after just six months of construction, the first biogas plant with a gas upgrading facility from Lower Saxony’s EnviTec Biogas AG is on the grid near Ipsden, Oxfordshire, England. Project developer David Bermingham and his funders from London’s Ingenious Renewable Energy group did not signal the start of the construction of the biomethane plant, with an initial ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Key phase underway in $120 million manure to energy project

    Roeslein Alternative Energy announced the turnkey facility to create and inject large quantities of Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) into the national grid system, created from one of the largest concentrations of finishing hogs in the Midwest, will be operational by mid-2016. The announcement took place during an event at Ruckman Farm, one of the nine Smithfield Foods Missouri hog production ...


    By Roeslein Alternative Energy

  • STWA Provides Operations Briefing on Build-Out of RMOTC Facility

    STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), an innovative company creating technology focused on energy efficiency of large-scale energy production and improved fuel economy for diesel fleets, today provided the following update related to operations, testing facility build-out and prototype ...


    By Marketwire

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