US-based pipeline integrity specialist opens state-of-the-art facilities

The team behind PipeSense has amplified its commitment to delivering best-in-class leak detection services with continued investment in its world-class facilities.  

PipeSense, the provider of advanced continuous pipeline monitoring technology, has officially opened the doors of two state-of-the-art testing facilities in Houston, Texas, and Clearbrook, Minnesota, to help strengthen its ability to push industry boundaries.   

With the aim of pursuing new research and development opportunities, the facilities will provide PipeSense’s experienced engineering team the ability to pursue technological advancements by testing its pipeline monitoring and leak detection solutions in practical, real-world conditions.   

The Houston facility features a 4-inch Continuous Test Loop providing options for diverse demonstrations, including the ability for clients to choose and actuate leak points.  Simultaneously, the Clearbrook test facility features a custom-built, 24-inch Pipeline Test Rig to test and demonstrate PipeSense’s real-time pig-tracking technologies. Both facilities bolster each region’s ability to develop at-home solutions and provide clients with first-class service and complete assurance.  

Emphasizing the importance of these facilities in advancing its solutions, PipeSense President and CTO Stuart Mitchell commented: “The opening of our world-class testing facilities will allow us to embark on a period of continued investment into the technologies we provide as part of our advanced pipeline leak monitoring solutions. These technologies cover both hardware and software, and the research done at our facilities will help to ensure we are continually at the forefront of technological advancement and AI integration. We look forward to welcoming clients to our facilities and offering live demonstrations to showcase our capabilities.”