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Control Room (© 2016 Schneider Electric)
Control Room (© 2016 Schneider Electric)

Schneider Electric Sets New Industry Standard With Pipeline Trainer 1.0

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation serving customers in over 100 countries, has announced a new Pipeline Trainer 1.0 built on SimSuite 7 framework. The re-engineered tool will challenge pipeline controllers with real-life scenarios, strengthening their preparedness for such events when actually on the job.

Innovative 3 Inch Ultrasound Piglet (© 2016 AHak)
Innovative 3 Inch Ultrasound Piglet (© 2016 AHak)

A.Hak To Showcase Innovative 3 Inch Ultrasound Piglet at 11th Annual Pipeline Technology Conference in Berlin

A.Hak Industrial Services has announced that its new 3 inch pipeline and furnace inspection systems are available for projects worldwide after the first pilot projects were successfully executed. This most recent development is part of a new range of faster tools with XYZ mapping possibilities.

NDT Global raises the bar for pipeline corrosion inspection (© NDT Global 2016)
NDT Global raises the bar for pipeline corrosion inspection (© NDT Global 2016)

NDT Global With New High Resolution Pinhole and Pitting Inspection Service

Pipeline op­er­a­tors have long iden­ti­fied pin­hole and es­pe­cially em­bed­ded pin­hole de­fects as a sig­nif­i­cant risk fac­tor in their in­tegrity man­age­ment pro­grams.

Mini NASA Methane Sensor Makes Successful Flight Test (© 2016 NASA)
Mini NASA Methane Sensor Makes Successful Flight Test (© 2016 NASA)

Drones with Innovative Gas Detection Sensors Usher In A New Pipeline Inspection Era

The Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI), of Falls Church, Virginia, has funded a project resulting in the successful testing of a drone equipped with a methane gas sensor able to detect methane gas with a greater sensitivity than previously available.

PetroLight Company Introduces Sensitive Methane Annunciator FOMA For Gas Pipelines
PetroLight Company Introduces Sensitive Methane Annunciator FOMA For Gas Pipelines

PetroLight Company Introduces Sensitive Methane Annunciator FOMA For Gas Pipelines

The Fiber-Optic Methane Annunciator (Detector) intended for continuous monitoring of methane leakages from gas pipelines has been developed by the Moscow-based PetroLight Company. The device does not require additional electricity connection and is based on near-infrared diode laser with wave length of 1,651µm and is able to detect the methane concentration of 0,5 – 1%.

2015 Pipeline Industry Performance Report (© 2015 Canadian Energy Pipeline Association)
2015 Pipeline Industry Performance Report (© 2015 Canadian Energy Pipeline Association)

CEPA Sets New Industry Standard With Its Pipeline Industry Performance Report

Sending a powerful signal that Canada is putting pipeline safety at the top of its energy priorities, the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) has released for the first time a pipeline industry performance report detailing what Canadian pipeliners have been doing to improve safety, minimise environmental impacts and maximize operational reliability of their collective pipeline systems.<

 New Interactive Digital Map Provides Current Information on Canada's Vast Oil and Gas Pipeline Network (© 2015 CEPA, Screenshot)
New Interactive Digital Map Provides Current Information on Canada's Vast Oil and Gas Pipeline Network (© 2015 CEPA, Screenshot)

New Interactive Digital Map Provides Current Information on Canada's Vast Oil and Gas Pipeline Network

The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) is raising the transparency bar by launching a new interactive digital map, giving Canadians easy access to detailed information on over 100,000 km of member transmission pipelines crisscrossing the country.

DNV GL launches two new JIPs with potential to save the industry millions in costs (© 2015 DNV GL)
DNV GL launches two new JIPs with potential to save the industry millions in costs (© 2015 DNV GL)

DNV GL Attains Broad Industry Support for Project on Line Pipe Production Processes

Aiming to bring down costs and reduce complexity in a continued low oil price environment, DNV GL, a world leading consulting, testing and certification company, is launching two joint industry projects to investigate composite components for the subsea sector and qualify technology for a more efficient line pipe production processes.

  	STATS Group Consolidates Position as Leader in Emergency Pipeline Repair Systems (© 2015 STATS Group)
STATS Group Consolidates Position as Leader in Emergency Pipeline Repair Systems (© 2015 STATS Group)

STATS Group Wins Another Contract for its Emergency Pipeline Repair System (EPRS)

STATS Group, a Scottish company providing full service capability for the maintenance, repair and modification of oil and gas installations and pipelines, onshore and offshore, has been awarded a contract for its Emergency Pipeline Repair System (EPRS) over $10 million stretching 10 years for the design, manufacture and test pipeline isolation and intervention equipment for a range of pipeline

Enbridge, TransCanada, Kinder Morgan working together to evaluate aerial-based pipeline safety technologies (© 2015, Enbridge Inc.)
Enbridge, TransCanada, Kinder Morgan working together to evaluate aerial-based pipeline safety technologies (© 2015, Enbridge Inc.)

New Research into Aerial Vehicle Technologies to Enhance Pipeline Monitoring

The pipeline infrastructure in Canada and the United States is showing growing signs of wear and tear. In the past few months a series of leaks and explosions from Mississippi to Calgary have led to a number of deaths, damaged property and polluted the local environment.

STATS Group Adds New Products to its Range of Pipeline Isolation Tools (© 2015 STATS Group )
STATS Group Adds New Products to its Range of Pipeline Isolation Tools (© 2015 STATS Group )

STATS Group Adds New Products to its Range of Pipeline Isolation Tools

DNV GL, a leading provider of technical assurance and risk management services to the oil & gas industry, has approved the STATS Group's new Techno Plug and BISEP range of pipeline isolation tools.

Felix Saint-Victor, Principal Engineer - Pipelines & Materials, DNV GL Oil & Gas (© 2015, DNV GL)
Felix Saint-Victor, Principal Engineer - Pipelines & Materials, DNV GL Oil & Gas (© 2015, DNV GL)

DNV GL Announces New Recommended Practices To Maintain Global Pipeline Network

DNV GL, an international certification body with main locations in Germany and Norway, has collaborated with industry to update recommended practices (RPs) for pipeline maintenance. The first for the growing number of corroded pipelines worldwide, and the second for the integrity management of submarine pipelines systems.