The market for the use of surface and shallow buried pipelines is on the increase with the growth of conservation and reuse of energy along with the need to convey energy from source to consumers around the world.
For this enormous growing network, there is an ever increasing need to monitor and maintain these pipelines. Economically and environmentally it is beneficial to conduct this task non-invasively.
Shakespeare Monitoring Services Ltd. (SMSL) provides a non-invasive inspection method for assessing the integrity of pipelines and the surrounding areas in a fast, cost effective way.
SMSL is an Anglo-Dutch Company that was established in 2012 by a professional team with more than 40 years of experience in industrial maintenance and software engineering. Especially for the pipeline industry, SMSL has developed a new monitoring technique. This technique and related software is designed to monitor, analyse and assess the client’s assets.
This technique can be used for of pipelines of different diameters and lengths.
SMSL developed the perfect monitoring solution to provide the client with information allowing the targeted development of a preventative maintenance program. We offer clients a quick, repeatable, automated comparison of pipeline integrity between previous and present data.
SMSL can offer clients a monitoring service to simplify their maintenance planning, which results in a more reliable asset and lower risks for workers and the environment.
SMSL methods of data collecting depending upon location and situation include:
· Aerial drone
SMSL provides the data collection service to collect, analyse and collate information for presentation to the client. SMSL provides all equipment necessary for collecting this data.
SMSL collects data and uploads it into its bespoke monitoring program.
The client deliverables are:
1. A summary report on the health of the pipeline and surrounding area surveyed.
2. Graphical and Video ( thermal and conventional) data from our unique recording four sensor array
3. A detailed report on the surface pipline surveyed containing:
a. A section on the general uniformity of the pipeline insulation
b. A section identifying potential leaks
c. A section detailing pipe sections where joints, insulation or valves will need closer inspection
4. Maintenance interval comparison report showing any significant differences that may require a more detailed investigation.
The report conclusions will assist the client in deciding what maintenance is necessary so they can target the maintenance response cost effectively.
The system may be tailored to suit an individual clients needs. It is possible to review their results in the Shakespeare’s dedicated secure FTP Server (cloud) globally. Additional modules can be added to the Shakespeare’s program such as a logbook for maintenance, CUI programming module, a maintenance planning module and a cost saving module.
SMSL monitoring services will extend the working life of your assets and reduce operational costs.