Orbital Eye B.V. and innogy SE join forces to develop Satellite Monitoring technology for the safeguarding of Energy Distribution networks

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 dangerous activities near their gas pipelines or power cables. With this co-operation a first step is made towards a fully automated and digitized Right-of-Way monitoring method for the Energy Distribution sector. This innovative solution will help the sector to reduce tens of millions per year of damage caused by outage and repair work, caused by unsupervised excavation activities, while increasing the external safety of their networks.

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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 keep your critical infrastructure safe in a reliable and sustainable manner? Please contact us at info@orbitaleye.nl.

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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?

Orbital Eye featured in ESA Sentinel News (May 2017)

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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 the integrity of their pipelines on a regular or even continuous basis. This article discusses the use of radar satellite imagery to provide pipeline operators with a continuous source of information in order to monitor and manage their assets from space.

The December issue of World Pipelines includes several articles that introduce and consider pipeline integrity and sensing, rehabilitation and retrofit, and much more.

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Dear gas industry, meet the space experts

Several years ago, Orbital Eye started developing a new solution for a more efficient pipeline monitoring, using satellite technology.

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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.

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Orbital Eye featured in Technisch Weekblad

In the Netherlands there are 12.000 km of oil and gas pipelines. Monitoring their condition is not an easy task. Orbital Eye monitoring solution from space in the Technisch Weekblad (September 2016).

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