ROSEN Group has been awarded the Technology and Innovation category of OCENSA's Supply Award 2023 for its technological innovation in integrity management, the company announced on November 29, 2023.
The prestigious recognition highlights ROSEN's innovative approach to pipeline integrity management, specifically for the detection of circumferential cracks caused by external factors.
OCENSA, Colombia's largest hydrocarbon transporter, has partnered with ROSEN for over two decades to ensure its pipeline network's safe and efficient operation.
According to the announcement, the collaboration has led to the development of customized solutions tailored to the unique challenges of OCENSA's underwater pipelines.
"This award is a testament to our commitment to innovation and our dedication to providing our clients with the most advanced solutions for pipeline integrity management," said Leonardo Mendoza, ROSEN South America's Director of Execution.
"We are honored to be recognized by OCENSA for our contributions to the safety and reliability of their pipeline system."
ROSEN's innovative crack detection technology utilizes angular ultrasound to identify circumferential cracks caused by external factors such as underwater currents and ground movement. The technology has been successfully implemented in OCENSA's pipelines, reducing costs, improving defect detection, and enhancing environmental and public safety.
"OCENSA is committed to recognizing and celebrating the outstanding contributions of our partners who share our dedication to sustainability, value generation, and organizational adaptation," said a representative from OCENSA.
"ROSEN Group's innovative solutions have played a significant role in maintaining the integrity of our pipeline network and ensuring the safe and reliable transportation of hydrocarbons."
The Supply Award 2023 further solidifies ROSEN's position as a leader in pipeline integrity management and underscores the company's commitment to developing cutting-edge solutions that address the evolving needs of the oil and gas industry.