Articles

OptaSense contributes to a wide range of leading publications worldwide. Below is a selection of the most recent articles.

  • The Rail Engineer (April 2014): Acoustic sensing the future for rail monitoring?

    Transport

    The advent of fibre optics some 30 years ago revolutionised telecommunications transmission technology.  Since then, other applications of light source emission have emerged which could have a similar impact on… Read more.
  • OptaSense “Managing Oil & Gas with Fibre-Optic Sensing” in EIC Energy Focus

    Pipeline Integrity Management

    Fibre-optic sensing has been used for a number of years in a variety of applications within the oil and gas industry. Technological developments such as distributed acoustic sensing are now… Read more.
  • Oil & Gas News: Achieving Zero Pipeline leak incidents using DAS techniques

    Pipeline Integrity Management

    DR CHRIS MINTO, operations director, OptaSense discusses how the application of Distributed Acoustic Sensing techniques for leak detection and event anticipation can head operators towards the goal of zero incidents Read more.
  • The start of a revolutionary technology

    Oil Field Services

    Reporting on OptaSense capabilities in utilising fibre optic cable to listen to the sound of fracking. Read more.
  • World Pipelines – Oct 2013

    Pipeline Integrity Management

    Modern drilling and well completion techniques including hydraulic fracking have enabled the boom in unconventional oil and gas production with an increased need to monitor pipelines.  In this article specialists… Read more.
  • The Wall Street Journal

    Oil Field Services

    Developing the OptaSense monitoring system which converts any fibre optic cable into a remote sensor – potentially dramatically increasing the productivity of oil wells. Read more.
  • World Pipelines – May 2013

    Pipeline Integrity Management

    How, through Distributed Acoustic Sensing, OptaSense is enabling oil and gas companies to monitor the full length of their infrastructure and to be able to anticipate or react to real-time… Read more.
  • Rail Professional

    Transport

    How developments in fibre optic technology are heralding a new era in rail security and condition monitoring – whilst proving to be highly cost effective. Read more.
  • InnovOil

    Oil Field Services

    The advantages of Distributed Acoustic Sensing over traditional wellbore surveillance methods and the ability to “listen" at all points along the length of the well from surface to the bottom.… Read more.