From wellhead, through feeder lines to processing facility, from offshore platform or FPSO to terminal, Permasense systems are today proving an efficient and safe way for inspection personnel to monitor the integrity of pipework at their desks.

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Our systems for downstream environments combine established ultrasonic sensor technology with wireless communication to deliver data of the highest integrity to the user’s desk.

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Other applications

Power Generation
Permasense systems are being installed on power station steam systems to enable operators to optimise the trade-off between operating efficiency and plant life, for example through monitoring flow-accelerated corrosion. Find out more…

Geothermal Power
Permasense systems have been deployed in geothermal power facilities to minimise the risk of unplanned service interruptions, for example through monitoring the effectiveness of corrosion inhibition programmes for wellheads. Find out more…

latest news

21st August 2014

Permasense Goes Local

Permasense now has local representatives in a number of countries around the world and has added the contact details for these companies on the contacts page of the website. Permasense will of course also respond to any enquiries received from anywhere in the world, but these trusted representatives are available in their regions, and have specific local knowledge and resources.

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19th August 2014

Making Better Decisions Using Technology Gives Competitive Advantages in Crude Production

An article in Hydrocarbon Processing (August 1st 2014) describes some of the advantages of using technology to gain a competitive advantage in the highly contentious crude oil processing industry.

Today's Oil and Gas technology toolbox allows companies to improve their performance in production and refining processes by allowing them to leverage the equipment to its maximum efficiency and economic return. Modelling software for example, allows companies to predict the performance of production facilities with some accuracy. This approach has had some success with improving efficiency but the process is complex and there is no one solution that solves all of the problems.

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19th August 2014

Making Risk Based Inspection on FPSO Units and Gas projects Cost-effective

Daniel A Constantinis, Founder of EM&I, an Operational Asset Integrity Management Systems and Maintenance company for oil, gas and petrochemical companies recently presented a paper on the best approaches for Risk Based Inspection of facilities processing petrochemicals.

The report had some interesting observations and explanations and includes some specific recommendations and best practices for the industry.

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17th July 2014

The 21st Century belongs to "heavy crudes" - Refining Digest Weekly June 25th

In Refining Digest Weekly, two KNPC executives at the 2014 International Refining and Petrochemical Conference (IRPC) were attributed to saying that in the coming years, heavy crude oil will be the preferred refinery feed.

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27th June 2014

BP VP Speaks about Permasense at World Petroleum Conference in Russia

At the 21st World Petroleum Congress in Moscow in June 2014, BP Vice President of Refining and Logistics Technology Ronald Unnerstall spoke about the state of the art sensing technology used to monitor pipeline integrity at BP. He focused on Permasense technology and the benefits that BP has experienced through deploying the Permasense system at all of its refineries.

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18th June 2014

Permasense exhibiting at Offshore Northern Seas 2014

Permasense is exhibiting at the Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) 2014 Conference & Expo in Stavanger, Norway from 25 – 28 August 2014. ONS is one of the world’s major meeting places for those in the oil and energy industry.

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20th May 2014

20 serious accidents in European refineries since 2000 caused by corrosion

According to a major new report from the European Commission, corrosion of equipment continues to be an important source of accident risk potential at European Union (EU) and Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) refineries.

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