remote pig tracking 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • OPEL Solar, Inc. and IG Solar Partner

    OPEL Solar Inc. and OPEL Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OPL) (collectively "OPEL" or "the Company"), a leading global supplier of high concentration photovoltaic ("HCPV") solar panels and solar tracker systems, and a semiconductor device and process developer, announced today that it has signed an agreement with IG Solar of Madrid, Spain to expand the territory coverage to sell OPEL's high ...


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