Equipment Monitoring

The monitoring that goes into maintaining pipelines can be daunting and prone to human error.

Only 45 days after a town in Australia endured the outbreak of a devastating coal mine fire, the environmental non-profit organization Environment Victoria has claimed that the government's cleanup proceedings have been put to a halt.

In less than one week, the four year anniversary of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will once again serve as a reminder of the devastating environmental effects the leakage had on the gulf's ecosystem, further highlighting the importance of implementing the proper predictive maintenance necessary for oil pipelines and drilling infrastructure.

China has long been the world's leader in coal consumption as well as coal production by a landslide, but its safety record is far from stellar. 

Response teams and cleanup crews are still mulling over the dark remains of crude oil that have stained the shores of Matagorda Island.