Millions of miles of oil, natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines crisscross the United States. While an overwhelming majority of product shipments via pipeline reach their intended destinations safely, there’s an increasing risk of leaks, ruptures and accidents jeopardizing life and property. Pipeline companies face the possibility of liability for these incidents. That’s why many companies are actively searching for solutions to help them better manage the risks associated with pipeline operations.
This white paper outlines the problems pipeline companies are contending with, how the federal government regulates the pipeline industry and show how digital transformation through digital pipeline maintenance inspections/operator rounds can satisfy companies’ needs for better pipeline risk assessment.