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Realizing your Environmental, Sustainability, and Integrity Ambitions

As your global service provider in the oil & gas and (petro)chemical industry, The Sniffers is committed to helping you realize your environmental, sustainability, and integrity ambitions.

We develop and execute best-in-class emission management and pipeline integrity programs with a meaningful impact on safety, compliance, environmental footprint, and business profitability.

Emission management

Emission reduction activities

Reducing emissions occurs in any phase of the oil & gas and chemical industry. The Sniffers combines global field emission measurement experience and knowledge with expert advice.

A broad service portfolio with LDAR, OGI or optical gas imaging, storage tank emission management, vent- and flare loss monitoring, infrared thermographic surveys, steam loss quantification, compressed air and vacuum leak detection, etc., delivers significant emission, energy, and cost savings.

With credible VOC or methane reduction programs, effective audits, relevant detailed benchmarking, regulatory support, and training & knowledge transfer, The Sniffers drives progress in your environmental and sustainability ambitions.

Our comprehensive emission reporting and management SaaS platform SFEMP®, provide a credible, transparent, and multi-site dashboard of your emissions and leaks to the atmosphere.

Pipeline integrity activities

Pipeline operators require accurate pipeline data, quality inspections and surveys, and relevant analyses. The Sniffers combines field activities with expert analysis and a Pipeline Risk & Integrity Management Solution called PRIMS®.

Experience and knowledge from the field such as pipeline inspections, leak detection, leak detection with dogs, right of way and depth of cover inspections, corrosion surveys, third party supervision, are combined with expert services such as pipeline condition analysis, risk assessment, corrosion growth analysis, and third party activity management.

Customers have access to a SaaS application called PRIMS® that brings all data, information, and analysis reports together and in front of the customer to support him to operate a pipeline in a safe, compliant, and efficient way.

Pipeline integrity
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Our team of more than 100 technical specialists has realized more than 8.000 emission reduction surveys and pipeline integrity projects in more than 35 countries across the globe. Our customers value The Sniffers’ in-depth knowledge, dedicated people, innovative approach, and reliable, accredited processes.

The Sniffers can rely on its vast knowledge of the outstanding legislation in all countries, the stability of an ISO 9000, 14000, and 17025 certified and accredited company, its propriety software, and its long-term relationships with global customers.

History

Leak detection with sniffing dogs
1991
The Sniffers was founded and the company has its headquarters in Belgium. Initially starting with dogs detecting leaks in chemical installations.
1991
2002
The Sniffers invested in specialized detection equipment and offers a wide range of services to detect and quantify emissions, energy losses and pipeline network defects. The first version of The Sniffers’ Emission Management Software SFEMP is created.
2002
Gas plant
2005
Based on a strong customer base in Belgium and The Netherlands, The Sniffers expanded in 2005 into the Middle East.
2005
Smart LDAR - Optical Gas Imaging
2008
The company further expands with the help of Private Equity and executes projects around the world. Emission reduction in the Oil & Gas industry becomes a global activity.
2008
Pipeline Information Management Software Perseus
2015
The pipeline integrity services are supported by PERSEUS, The Sniffers Pipeline Information Management System.
2015
Methane emission monitoring
2018
The Sniffers becomes part of WTS Energy and further expands into Africa.
2018
2019
The Methane Accounting Program, focused on reducing Global Warming effects and the latest version of SFEMP, Sniffers Full Emission Management Platform are launched.

The Sniffers becomes part of Intero Integrity Services.
2019
Pipeline Information Management Software - PRIMS
2020
The Sniffers integrates the pipeline integrity application and the related services from DMC 1 GmbH, in its pipeline integrity service portfolio.
2020

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