SLB AND ENI TO DEPLOY INNOVATIVE VIBROACOUSTIC PIPELINE MONITORING
SLB and Eni, through its subsidiary Enivibes, have announced an alliance to deploy e-vpms® (Eni Vibroacoustic Pipeline Monitoring System) technology, an innovative vibroacoustic wave detection system capable of providing real-time analysis, monitoring and leak detection for pipelines around the world.
Enivibes will bring the new proprietary pipeline integrity technology to the global market through SLB’s industry-leading digital expertise and operations in more than 100 countries. The e-vpms technology can be retrofitted to any pipeline, regardless of age, providing immediate integrity data essential for maintaining a network’s continually reliable operation.
The alliance covers the deployment of e-vpms® technology for pipelines transporting liquid hydrocarbons and produced water and enables the detection of product loss attributable to external events such as attempted product theft or accidental impact, corrosion related leak events, and land movement events caused by earthquakes or landslides.
(Source and image: SLB)