Entries by Vinay Kalpoe

Safeguarding from Space

Orbital Eye featured on pages 77-79 of World Pipelines magazine – Palladian Publications Ltd Business World Pipelines Magazine (Volume 19, Number 8, August 2019). Marco Betting, Orbital Eye, the Netherlands, explains how satellite-based monitoring can be utilised in the protection of assets.

Orbital Eye B.V. and innogy SE join forces.

DELFT, The Netherlands Oct. 2, 2018 – Orbital Eye B.V., a member of the S[&]T group, announced today that it has signed a co-operation agreement with the German based energy company innogy SE. Orbital Eye and innogy will work together in the development and exploitation of a Satellite based Monitoring method informing Network Operators about […]

Orbital Eye at the Dutch National Pipeline Platform Event

On the 21st of March of 2018 the CEO of Orbital Eye, Marco Betting, addressed the Dutch pipeline community with an inspiring talk on “Remote Sensing technology for pipeline route safety” during the Dutch National Pipeline Platform Event (Nationaal Buisleidingen Platform) organised by IIR Netherlands. Missed this opportunity to learn how remote sensing technology can help you to […]

Sentinels bring solutions to pipeline monitoring

How can pipeline operators monitor hundreds to thousands of kilometres of pipeline in a fast and cost-effective way? Pipeline works following a PIMSyS detection alert Today pipeline operators are faced with numerous challenges, from detecting threats at an early stage, whether in crowded or deserted areas, to prioritising inspection activities in a sensible and sustainable […]

The Eye in the Sky

Orbital Eye featured on pages 20-22 of World Pipelines magazine – Palladian Publications Ltd Business World Pipelines Magazine (December 2016) Pipeline operators are responsible for the safe transport of hazardous materials through transmission pipelines. Since pipeline failures can cause severe damage to people, infrastructure and the natural and built environment, operators are concerned with monitoring […]

Pijpleidingen controleren vanuit de ruimte

In Nederland ligt 12.000 km aan gas- en olieleidingen; het is geen eenvoudige zaak om de conditie ervan in de gaten te houden. ‘De meest gangbare inspectiemethode is een periodieke controle per helikopter’, vertelt Erik Zoutman, oprichter van Orbital Eye. ‘Dat is een tamelijk dure methode, die bovendien milieubelastend is en veel geluidsoverlast veroorzaakt. Wij denken door […]

Monitoring pipelines from space

Dutch company Orbital Eye has developed a service that uses satellites to monitor gas and oil pipelines. A major African pipeline operator has already signed up for the service. Worldwide, gas and oil pipelines extend two million km. In most cases, this network is not very deep: just 1.5 m below our feet. Gas pipes […]