Imaging White Papers, Case Studies, Articles, and Application Notes
What Is A Non-Uniformity Correction (NUC)?
If you’re wondering why your thermal image sometimes freezes and the camera makes a clicking noise, there’s no need to be alarmed, it’s performing a non-uniformity correction.
What Is High Sensitivity Mode?
FLIR optical gas imaging (OGI) cameras are highly specialized thermal cameras that are spectrally filtered to visualize specific gas emissions. While FLIR OGI cameras are extremely sensitive and can detect gas leaks up to hundreds of meters away, sometimes a leak that’s particularly small or distant requires something extra to be visualized.
FLIR Enables Environmental Services Company Vertex To Provide Emissions Management Services
The oil and gas industry is a sector where safety and adaptability are paramount. Vertex provides exceptional support and solutions for their clients, and FLIR is proud to help them provide those solutions quickly and maintain safety on site.
How Optical Gas Imaging Benefits A Low-Carbon Economy And Corporate ESG Reporting
Optical gas imaging cameras are a versatile tool, promoting efficient facility operations and responsible corporate citizenship by quickly identifying gas leaks, confirming vented emissions, and accurately quantifying both.
Understanding OGI Detector Pixel Size: Bigger Can Be Better
While resolution has historically been a key specification when choosing infrared cameras, the choice is not black and white when applied to some oil and gas imaging applications.
FLIR And CleanConnect.ai Enable Remote Tank Level Monitoring And Gas Detection
Colorado is a large producer of oil and gas in the United States, and the state’s new regulations mandate a higher level of emissions monitoring and environment protection. As a result, oil and gas producers in Colorado are turning to FLIR and CleanConnect.ai for a smart solution that utilizes the benefits of thermal imaging and artificial intelligence for remote tank level monitoring and gas detection around the clock.
Make Leak Detection Safer At Pipelines, Tanks, And Industrial Plants
Safety should be the main concern for any operation that deals with potentially hazardous gases. Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) technologies offer the imaging solution for these companies while promoting a culture of safety. FLIR OGI cameras can be used in upstream and downstream oil and gas operations, along with power plants and other industrial facilities to help organizations meet their safety objectives.
NPL Testing Demonstrates The FLIR GF320 Meets EPA OOOOa Standards
In 2016, the US EPA implemented regulations for New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) in the Oil and Gas industry aimed at reducing methane emissions. This regulation, NSPS 40 CFR Part 60 Subpart OOOOa (commonly referred to as OOOOa or “quad-O-a”), was reconsidered in the Trump administration with final rulings in September 2020 and these reconsiderations been overturned by Congressional Review Act in April 2021. In the OOOOa regulation, Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) was defined as the Best System of Emissions Reduction (BSER) for Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR). In this application note, NPL reported that through independent testing, the FLIR GF320 demonstrated the capability of detecting gas emissions according to the leak sensitivity standards set in the EPA OOOOa regulation. Download the paper for the full report.
Upstream and Midstream Security: Perimeter Protection Using Thermal Detection With Analytics
There are many oil and gas companies that have to manage miles of gas lines and an extensive portfolio of real estate within their operations. As a solution, FLIR offers a number of wide-area coverage thermal and optical imagers with analytics that are able to cover wide areas to reduce the risk of site theft and vandalism.
Fired Furnace Inspections With Thermal Imaging
Furnace tubes have the possibility of overheating and rupturing, resulting in equipment downtime, lost production, and other collateral damage. The ability to monitor tubes for signs of overheating due to over-firing rates of flame impingement from improper burner alignment is critical to the reliability of the furnace. In order to determine if overheating is taking place within fired furnace tubes, inspectors must be able to distinguish between internal tube “coking” and external tube “scaling.” Thermal imaging is able to evaluate the condition of the furnace directly for any signs of overheating or damage.