April 2020, Vol. 247, No. 4


Drones Become Additional Inspection Tool in Permian Basin

By David Culler, General Manager Energy-Utilities, PrecisionHawk The Permian Basin of West Texas and Southeast New Mexico is a key driver of energy growth in North America. Not only does it hold vast economic importance, but it is also one of the most well-studied geologic regions of the world.  Drone use in data collection is becoming more common. (photo: Precision Hawk) Data collection, inspections and safety within the basin have become increasingly important among oil and gas enterprises there, and drone technology has emerged as a front runner to transform operations. Drones can reduce the number of on-site visits, provide real-t

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Pipeline & Gas Journal magazine.

2) Start your full access subscription to Pipeline & Gas Journal and gain UNLIMITED access to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the technical archive, access to all special reports, special focus supplements and more. Pricing start at $395/year.   

*Access will be granted the next business day.


Related Articles


{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}