GE and Atmos Provide Integrated Pipeline Leak Detection Solution for Oil & Gas Industry
Offers customers more accurate monitoring through GE’s flow solutions and more reliable leak detection and location technology via Atmos International
BILLERICA, MASSACHUSETTS, USA- September 10, 2014- GE’s (NYSE: GE) Measurement & Control business today announced it has entered into a cooperation agreement with Atmos International, a leading global supplier of pipeline leak detection and simulation technology. As part of the partnership the two companies will offer a more comprehensive leak detection solution to pipeline operating customers, providing enhanced solutions to improve flow metering.
“The partnership combines GE’s flow metering product line and expertise with Atmos’ pipeline technology as a holistic offering for the Oil & Gas industry,” said Christina Andersen, General Manager for Measurement & Control. “The expanded solution integrates superior flow instrumentation and ultra-modern software to optimize pipeline monitoring for detection and location of leaks and product thefts, and provide early information to the operators for fast and accurate critical decision making. “
The agreement combines the strength of Atmos’ differentiated leak detection and simulation products with the strength of GE’s flow meters and expertise to expand and improve flow solution offerings to customers.
“This partnership offers the pipeline industry seamlessly integrated solutions. GE’s expertise as a flow meter technology leader will ensure that our customers can access innovative flow technologies,” said Dr. Jun Zhang, founder and managing director of Atmos International. “Both companies recognize the value in enabling users to carry out high-performance software analysis with reliable and effective flow measurement data.”
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About GE Oil & Gas
GE Oil & Gas works on the things that matter in the oil and gas industry. In collaboration with our customers, we push the boundaries of technology to bring energy to the world. From extraction to transportation to end use, we address today's toughest challenges in order to fuel the future.
About GE Measurement & Control
GE Measurement & Control is a leading innovator in advanced, sensor-based measurement; non-destructive testing and inspection; flow and process control; turbine, generator, and plant controls; and condition monitoring. Providing for the health of our customers most critical industrial assets, we deliver accuracy, productivity and safety to a wide range of industries, including oil & gas, power generation, aerospace, metals and transportation. Headquartered in Boston, USA, Measurement & Control has more than 40 facilities in 25 countries and is part of GE Oil & Gas. For further information, visit http://www.ge-mcs.com.
About Atmos International
Atmos International (Atmos) provides pipeline leak detection and simulation technology to the oil, gas, water, and associated industries, including aviation. The company was founded in 1995 in the UK by the inventor of the statistical pipeline leak detection system - Atmos Pipe, now one of a suite of leak detection solutions from Atmos. These technologies are now implemented on over 600 pipelines in 55 countries, for clients including Shell, BP, ExxonMobil, Total, and Sydney Airport. With associated offices in the USA, China, Russia, Singapore, and Costa Rica, and local agents in 28 countries, the multi-cultural and multilingual team can provide effective support all over the world. www.atmosi.com
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