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CBHelos-extra-gas-leak-detectionGas Leak Detection (Aerial, Facilities, Cargo Ships)

We offer specialized Aerial Gas Leak Detection and Reporting

Whether it’s patrolling natural gas pipelines, cargo ships, chemical plants or compressor stations – we can pinpoint the source of emissions.

Ground Gas Leak Detection

We offer specialized ground-based detection and reporting for ground-based facilities. To include the following:
• Natural gas compressor stations
• Extraction plants, valves and gates
• Chemical plants and refineries

Mobile and Aerial Leak Detection Services

CBH uses the Apogee system for detecting methane and total hydrocarbon leaks from pipelines, production and storage facilities, landfills, and coal seam seeps.

System Features
  • An advanced, innovative system that is sensitive, fast, and rugged
  • Measures methane, total hydrocarbons, & carbon dioxide simultaneously at sub-ppm concentrations
  • Monitoring rates of 50 samples/second, Leak locations determined by GPS
  • Advanced software allows for immediate processing of data
  • Can be mounted on helicopters or ground vehicles
System Benefits
  • Improved system safety and integrity
  • Saves time with fast mobile detection
  • Saves money, Maximizes accuracy with no false positives
  • Simplifies reporting, Operates easily, anywhere

The real-time map on the right panel shows the route the vehicle has taken (green line) and the methane leaks detected by the system (red circles). The right panel shows the real-time plots of methane (red line), total hydrocarbons (green line), and carbon dioxide (blue line) concentrations. The LDS system is mounted on an ATV shown with a flexible air intake tube attached to the LDS, which is located behind the driver. The LDS system can also be readily installed in trucks or helicopters.


Summary of our Gas Leak Detection Capabilities

Natural Gas Leak Detection Services
  • Technology Developer, especially instruments
  • Advanced Leak Detection Technologies
  • Commercialized and Proven
Oil and Gas Detection Services
  • Leak Detection Surveys from Gathering, Transmission, and Distribution Pipelines
  • Leak Detection Surveys from Production and Storage Facilities
  • Landfill Methane Leak Surveillance
  • Coal-Seam Methane Surveys
  • Compressor Station NOx and CH2O Emissions Measurements
    • An innovative infrared-based method for detecting leaks from hydrocarbon liquids and gas pipelines, production and storage facilities, landfills and coal-seam seeps.
LDS – 3rd Generation
  • High Speed – High Sensitivity Three Gas Detector for Mobil applications
  • Methane
  • Total Hydrocarbons
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • GPS with real time mapping system
  • Integrated Geographic Information System (GIS)