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Locate leaks from wells and pipelines

Don Horne   

GetImage64Los Gatos Research (LGR), a member of the ABB Group has announced the successful application of its laser-based Fast Greenhouse Gas Analyzer for mobile monitoring of methane leakage from oil exploration and distribution pipelines. The analyzer is a key contributor to an automobile-based system that makes possible real-time, high-fidelity mobile measurements of greenhouse gases and pollutants. Such measurements can improve safety, increase climate-related knowledge, and minimize product loss. The LGR trace gas analyzer works in conjunction with a global positioning system, sonic anemometer, and real-time graphical display.


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