Several influences play integral roles in the evolution of the midstream sector, with compliance and safety often at the heart of the industry’s pursuit of operational excellence. Recent regulation changes are among the most current stimuli in midstream operations, which have led to several operator trends in recent months. The…
Louis Krannich, is VP Compliance and Technical Operations, LineStar Integrity Services, a fully integrated suite of pipeline compliance, technology and integrity maintenance.
Whitney Vandiver, is a compliance specialist, NuGen Automation, LLC, a premier SCADA integration and IT/Network management company that also operates the nation’s largest third-party control center.
Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.