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Novara GeoSolutions Signs Intrepid Pipeline Software Agreement with Khatib & Alami

January 14, 2015 - in Corporate, Pipelines, Surveying/Mapping

Novara GeoSolutions the Boston, MA-based creator and supplier of market-leading oil & gas pipeline management software, Intrepid® is delighted to announce that the company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Esri Platinum Partner, Khatib &…

New Century Software Releases Facility Manager 5.0

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Jan. 7, 2015—New Century Software, Inc., a leading provider of GIS-based pipeline software and services, announced today that it…

Intermap Technologies Customizes InsitePro for Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Operators

November 19, 2014 - in Energy, Pipelines, Products, Surveying/Mapping

DENVER, Nov. 18, 2014— Intermap Technologies, a leading provider of location-based solutions, today announced the availability of InsitePro for Pipelines…

Plans Come Together on 550-mile ‘Atlantic Coast Pipeline’ for Natural Gas Distribution

September 4, 2014 - in Construction, Corporate, Energy, Pipelines

Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today announced the selection of Dominion to build and operate a 550-mile interstate natural gas pipeline from West Virginia, through Virginia and into eastern North Carolina to meet the region’s rapidly growing demand…

Gas Blast in Taiwan Tears up Roadway and Displaces Residents

August 3, 2014 - in Emergency, Pipelines

A chain reaction of gas explosions late Thursday night rocked a full square kilometer of the densely populated Kaohsiung, Taiwan, injuring 267 and killing 25. The blasts flipped cars and created a deep trench along roadways. The cause of the blasts haven't…

The OGC Seeks Comments on Charter for PipelineML Working Group

May 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Pipelines

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks comments on the charter for a new OGC PipelineML Standards Working Group (DWG). The charter is available at https://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=58845&version=2. The comment period is open until…

Improving Pipeline Information Sharing

May 8, 2014 - in Column, Energy, Maintenance, Pipelines

On September 9, 2010, a section of natural gas pipeline in San Bruno, California, exploded leading to significant property damage and the death of 9 people.  The cause of the explosion was ultimately traced to defective welds and a decision to increase the…

Gasunie Deutschland and GEOMAGIC Intensify their Cooperation

March 11, 2014 - in Energy, Pipelines

Gasunie has been active in the German market since July 2008. When Gasunie took over the operation of BEB’s transport network, the IT infrastructure for geospatial data was strategically developed. Using the Smallworld GIS and the pipeline application, data…

PennWell Acquires the Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference

August 29, 2013 - in Announcement, Energy, Oil & Gas, Pipelines

PennWell Corporation recently acquired the Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference from Willbros Engineers and entered into an agreement with the Geospatial Information & Technology Association to produce the annual conference and exhibition. The 22nd annual…

Prague Gas Explosion Highlights Aging Pipeline Danger

April 29, 2013 - in Emergency, Pipelines

A powerful explosion in Prague, Czech Republic, has damaged an office building, leaving up to 40 people injured. The blast highlights the danger from ageing, leaky gas pipelines around the world. The blast occurred at around 08:00 GMT. It is not certain what…