Pipeline safety is a complex issue, and pipeline operators don’t take any chances. In fact you might be surprised to learn how many solutions they have in their safety toolkit.
Whenever a pipeline is in operation, there are a number of technologies and safety measures in play at all times – from satellites hundreds of miles away, to sensors right inside the pipelines; and from planes that fly right-of-ways one at a time, to intelligent data processing solutions that can monitor thousands of gigabytes of information.
That’s a lot going on, and it all ties back to the pipeline industry’s commitment to safety through investment, monitoring and prevention. Check out these four graphics to see what we mean:
You can also read more about the safety measures mentioned above in these blog posts: