Gas Leak Survey

Performing regular physical surveys of natural gas systems is the best way for system owner/ operators to ensure the integrity of their facilities and the safety of their community. Gas leak surveys require total project coordination and accurate collection and reporting of data. ELM’s Gas Leak Survey service is designed to assist and support customers in meeting state and federal mandated requirements as an owner/operator of a pipeline distribution system.

LM offers combustible gas leak surveys using the latest flame ionization and hydrocarbon leak detection equipment to perform inspections in compliance with Title 49 part 192 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The inspections are performed by highly experienced, trained, and operator qualified technicians. Training is comprehensive and comprised of both classroom and field training and includes specific federal, state, local, and customer requirements.

Gas Leak services include:

  • Mobile Leak Survey
  • Walking Leak Survey
  • Inside Facility and Meter Leak Survey
  • Public Buildings Survey
  • ROW/Easement Patrol (distribution and transmission)
  • Business District Surveys
  • Over Pressure Survey
  • Uprate Support Survey
  • Annual Survey
  • Accelerated Survey
  • Aboveground Atmospheric Corrosion Investigation
  • Emergency and Customer Requested Special Survey
  • Remote Methane Leak Detection
  • Pre-paving or Blasting Surveys
  • Gas Analysis Surveys
  • Substructure/Subsurface Surveys

ELM utilizes advanced SiteRightâ„¢ technology to enhance this service with the following key features:

  • Work area assignments are created by utilizing embedded GIS mapping data.
  • The Follow Me feature allows exact work areas completed to be visualized digitally as it happens.
  • Critical data on gas leaks, meter inspections, abnormal operating conditions, etc. is recorded utilizing a Data Dictionary that is customized to specific client needs.
  • Data collected is transmitted back to the web portal in real-time for alert notification and reporting purposes.
  • Work completed can be audited using multiple audit types.
  • Data can be collected and recorded even while offline.

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