Category Archives: Leak Detection

5 Ways Technology Can Increase Oilfield Security

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Oilfield theft is, and has been, a pervasive issue that haunts the energy sector. While the crime is longstanding and widespread, only recently has the dialogue began to open up a little bit more about the size of this problem and the things we can do to combat it. Figures estimate that the losses due to oilfield theft, nationally, hit a low estimate of 1 billion dollars to date, though the many unreported incidences of theft suggest that the number may be much higher. Oilfields make an easy target due to their remote nature, which has owners asking – How…

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The Importance of Methane Leak Detection

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The Importance of Methane Leak Detection On March 28, 2014 the Obama Administration released a key element called for in the President’s Climate Action Plan: a Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions. The strategy commits to new steps to cut emissions of methane gas, and outlines efforts to improve the measurement of these emissions. The plan establishes steps to further cut methane emissions from the oil and natural gas sector. Methane emissions were previously listed as one of many on the schedule of volatile organic compounds (VOC). This started to change with California making methane reduction a separate strategy item on…

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