The protection of oil, gas and refined product pipelines against sabotage, illegal tapping and terrorist action, combined with the detection of leaks and in-line equipment failure, is a high priority in all countries, but has been notoriously difficult to achieve.
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Over the past 15 years, natural gas ultrasonic meters have transitioned from the engineering lab to wide commercial use as the primary device of choice to measure gas volume for fiscal accounting. Wide acceptance and use by gas pipeline companies has occurred during this time due to the device’s many strengths:
Honeywell announced Jan. 13 that it has acquired rights to technology developed by Shell for gathering field data, intended to help industrial plants to safely increase production while reducing maintenance and operating costs.
In the natural gas industry, it is not always easy to win the respect of your peers. It requires a lifetime of hard work, integrity, curiosity, intelligence, and the willingness to stare right at a challenge and conquer it.
Honeywell has signed a definitive agreement valued at $400 million to acquire the RMG Group.