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Laser scanning and satellite imaging target oil and gas facility monitoring: Combined technology aspects

Rylskiy I.A. (Company Sovzond, RF, Moscow)

This paper addresses the key advantages and technology aspects of air, ground, and mobile laser scanning when targeting a range of upstream oil and gas facilities. In addition to using as separate monitoring project information support tools, these methods are also believed useful when coupled with satellite-based imaging technology (optical/ electronic images in visible and IR ranges along with radar images). When configured for combined use, it is possible to improve monitoring data decryption quality, increase working frequencies and expand survey coverage while optimising all associated costs.


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