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Press release: The Sniffers combines their pipeline field surveys with expert analysis and a Pipeline Risk & Integrity Management Solution called PRIMS

Balen, Belgium, 21 September 2020 – The Sniffers is pleased to announce it has integrated the pipeline integrity application and the related services from DMC1 GmbH in its pipeline integrity service portfolio. This strong combination of experience, knowledge, and analysis capabilities, will help pipeline owners realize their integrity objectives. DMC1 GmbH, founded in 2000 and … Read more

4 tips to report accurate emission figures to stakeholders

How do you report emission figures to your stakeholders? After nearly 30 years in the industry and meeting many oil & gas operators globally, we have seen different approaches on how operators collect, report and manage emission data. So what are the best practices? In this article, we share 4 tips on how you can … Read more

Case study: effective cathodic protection, pipeline inspections and third party interferences for BASF in Antwerp

The cooperation between BASF Antwerp in Belgium and The Sniffers is based on open communication and a hands-on mentality. What are the effects of this approach on their cathodic protection system and the integrity of their pipeline network? BASF in the Port of Antwerp is with 6 km² the largest chemical production site in Belgium. … Read more

We are recognized as laboratory for Optical Gas Imaging to detect fugitive emissions

We are pleased to announce that we have obtained our certificate to use the Optical Gas Imaging technique for leak detection at our Flemish customers´ sites! We received the official certification from the Environmental Department of the Flemish Government last week. As recognized laboratory, we can continue to help our customers in Flanders with both … Read more

Emission management

Case study: why Gasunie exceeds expectations to reach emission targets

Gasunie in The Netherlands takes emission management seriously. They go the extra mile to reach their environmental targets and to present accurate and trustworthy data of their emissions. Why are they upholding these standards? “We have been executing traditional Leak Detection And Repair (LDAR) ever since the environmental legislation for gas processing installations was included … Read more

Case study Gasunie

Why Elia relies on sniffing dogs for leak detection on underground cables

Elia, Belgium’s high-voltage transmission system operator, recently reached out to The Sniffers to detect possible small leaks on their underground cables. These specific types of electric cables are foreseen of an insulation fluid. External damage to these cables can cause a fluid leak, which undermines the proper functioning and can locally contaminate the soil. Fast … Read more

Announcement: Norwegian inspection service provider Integrity appointed as agent

We are pleased to announce that we have signed an agency agreement with Integrity to represent The Sniffers in the Norwegian oil & gas and infrastructure industries! Integrity is a nationwide provider of Integrity and Inspection services with its headquarters in Stavanger. The company provides a comprehensive range of services in industry sectors including upstream … Read more

Press release: The Sniffers and Keneco Environmental Inc join forces to help the Canadian oil & gas market

Alberta, Calgary, 16 March 2020 – The Sniffers proudly announces that they have partnered with Keneco Environmental Inc. to serve the Oil & Gas market with best-in-class Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) services as part of a legislated Fugitive Emissions Management Plan (FEMP) -AER Directive 60. The Sniffers, founded in 1991 and headquartered in Belgium, … Read more

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