Author: David Keutgens

Strengthening Marine Domain Awareness for Subsea Infrastructure Owners

Subsea assets, such as fiber optic cables, electricity cables, and subsea pipelines, form the very backbone of our global economy. For example, an astounding 98% of international data exchange relies on them, serving as the bedrock of modern communication and commerce. However, in a world where interconnectedness is paramount, these assets stand exposed to an array of perils.

Revolutionizing Underground Utility Asset Monitoring with Fiber Optic Sensing Technology

Advancements in technology have significantly improved the way utility operators prevent damage and outages in underground networks. With the increasing growth of economies and populations worldwide, it is crucial to enhance the reliability, resilience, and performance of utility networks. This article explores a game-changing solution that leverages fiber optic cable infrastructure to provide real-time situational […]

Towards Safer Pipelines: Understanding PHMSA’s Proposed Changes to Combat Methane Emissions

In May 2023, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) proposed regulatory amendments to implement the mandates outlined in the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2020. The PHMSA NOPR aims to tackle the critical issue of methane emissions from various gas pipeline facilities, including transmission pipelines, distribution pipelines, gas gathering pipelines, natural gas storage facilities, and liquefied natural gas facilities.

SCCN pioneers DigitalAsset™ threat detection service to rapidly detect and mitigate unseen risks to its critical Sydney network.

Background The Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN) is the leading provider of internet capacity between Australia and the rest of the world. Around 60 percent of internet traffic into and out of Australia travels on SCCN’s impressive 45,000km of submarine cables that traverse the ocean floor between Australia’s east coast, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, […]