"In practice, a drone outfitted with an array of highly-sensitive sensors could detect potential areas of escaping methane in upstream and midstream operations. In the same way, drilling sites, production facilities, and pipelines can be scanned for other types of temperature, pressure, and chemical issues in advance, saving the industry money on fines and repair costs." http://bit.ly/1Y65XGJ
How can drone technology benefit the oil and gas industry?
News headlines involving the topic of drones have been increasing in number since 2013, some including applications of the technology to the oil and gas industry. In fact, drone operating companies such as Sky-Futures think …