Detecting leaks in a line transporting brine (2011)

Detecting leaks in a line transporting brine (2011)

Marking the brine with helium

  • CFG Services carried out a leak detection operation on a carbon steel pipe buried at a depth of 2 metres transporting 170 m3/h of brine
  • The leak was located with an accuracy of one metre on a 10-km section by a local increase of 2.4 parts per million in the helium content of the ground gases