“FOSA applauds PHMSA Administrator Skip Elliott’s leadership toward creating a Pipeline Safety Facility,” said FOSA Chairman Mike Hines. “The test facility...we believe will dramatically improve pipeline safety."
Threats to pipelines are seemingly on the rise. In a report published earlier this year, the U.S Congressional Research Service positioned pipeline protection as a significant factor in ensuring national security
“PHMSA deserves praise for taking significant steps toward enhancing the safety of pipelines, including extending leak detection requirements," said FOSA Chairman JJ Williams.
Dr. Chris Minto, Engineering Director for OptaSense, delivered “Challenges in Validation and Verification of External Fiber Optic Leak Detection Systems,” at Rio Pipeline 2019 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Pipeline Integrity Monitoring with High Fidelity Fiber Optic Sensing” was the title of a presentation by Hifi Engineering’s President and CEO Steve Kols at SPE