Dart Test Points Data Center

Comanche Data Center

March 18, 2013

The Comanche Remote Monitoring System and its integrated Data Center automatically monitors and controls digital and analog functions and processes associated with the oil and gas industries, which include but are not limited to Cathodic protection systems. The Comanche Data Center interface allows you to manage your whole system from one single screen, and is intuitive and easy to navigate at any [...] Continue Reading…

Pipeline corrosion

Pipeline Corrosion in America

November 16, 2012

According to a report from he U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Corrosion has caused between 15 and 20 percent of all reported “significant incidents.” Over two million of America’s pipelines are corroding as a result of age, lack of maintenance or testing. This has caused hundreds of leaks and ruptures [...] Continue Reading…

Pipeline Explosion

Preplanning is Key

August 9, 2012

We are constantly reporting about pipeline ruptures that have caused millions in damages around the globe. Pipeline accidents are preventable. Companies can save themselves money by establishing a plan to prevent corrosion related ruptures by monitoring pipelines. It is estimated by the Pipeline and Gas Journal that almost 120,000 miles of pipelines are currently being [...] Continue Reading…

Michigan Oil Spill Report Delayed, But Corrosion Confirmed

January 19, 2012

The federal report that was to detail the causes of the 2010 spill in Southern Michigan that leaked 800,000 gallons of oil from Calgary, Alberta-based Enbridge Inc.’s pipeline that runs from Griffith, Indiana, to Sarnia, Ontario in Canada. This staggering amount of oil was spilled into the Kalamazoo River an hour drive east of Grand [...] Continue Reading…

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Debate Heating Up Over Proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline

January 10, 2012

Debate is heating up over Enbridge, an Alberta based company, and their proposed $5.5-billion Northern Gate Pipeline project. The proposed pipeline would deliver crude from Alberta’s oilsands to the major port city of Kitimat, B.C. The crude would then be exported to the Asian markets from there. Environmentalists contend that the history of pipelines imply [...] Continue Reading…

World's Longest Floating Bridge

Corroded Cables Replaced On World’s Longest Floating Bridge

December 27, 2011

The floating bridge of highway 520 in Washington State is nearing retirement after being continuously in service since 1963. With three years remaining until a new bridge can be in place state officials are racing to replace corroded cables, 15 of the 58 anchor cables which range in age from 18 to 33 years old. [...] Continue Reading…

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