ENBRIDGE: High-definition pipeline inspection tools can identify pinhole-sized features

And there isn’t much that escapes their attention.

Enbridge focuses heavily on prevention to keep our crude oil pipeline network safe. In-line inspection (ILI) tools—or “smart pigs,” to use industry jargon—are highly complex pieces of machinery that use advanced imaging technology to inspect our pipes inch by inch.

These tools are essential to our aggressive program of prevention, and they offer pinpoint accuracy for features that may require follow-up maintenance.

They are the eyes and the ears of proactive pipeline maintenance.

“It’s giving pipeline operators the confidence to manage any potential pipeline integrity risk,” says Paul Whitwell of Baker Hughes Inc., the world’s premier pipeline inspection services company.

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