Pilot Pipeline Security Project – Americas

Westminster Group Plc announces that its Technology Division subsidiary Westminster International Ltd. is to undertake a pilot pipeline security project for one of the worlds a largest government owned petrochemical companies located in the Americas. The pilot project will involve an integrated solution utilising the Westminster Acoustic Fibre Optic Pipeline Security System (AFOPSS) system to monitor a 20km section of pipeline. Following a successful pilot the company intends to roll out protection to hundreds of kilometres of vulnerable pipeline.

The Westminster AFOPSS solution which is designed to protect gas, oil and other utility pipeline distribution networks and their remote facilities by providing an early warning of leaks, illegal taps, excavations and intruders which could pose a potential threat. The system is capable of pinpointing any incident to within a few metres regardless of distance of the pipeline and can be integrated with additional systems such as surveillance cameras and UAV’s

Westminster’s global reach, operational network and experience in the provision of complex security solutions enables Governments and major corporations world-wide to procure specialist security services and equipment from a known and trusted source with confidence.

More information on the Westminster AFOPSS system may be found here