Enbridge Seeking Industry Partnership for Leak-Detection Testing Tool

Oct 30, 2013 5:35 PM ET

It’s a potential game changer, it’s the first of its kind, and it’s got versatility to spare.

But it is by no means top secret.

The much-anticipated Large Scale Test Apparatus (LSTA), a breakthrough in the area of pipeline leak detection testing strategies, was unveiled on Sept. 11 in Edmonton by Enbridge’s Pipeline Control Systems and Leak Detection (PCSLD) team, in tandem with project research partner C-FER Technologies.

The LSTA, which will be pressed into service by mid-October, offers Enbridge and the industry a tool that effectively evaluates leak detection technologies that are external to liquids pipelines.

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