PII Pipeline Solutions to Provide Pipeline Tech Services in Colombia

GE Oil & Gas' PII Pipeline Solutions division has signed a pipeline integrity services distributor agreement with Tecnicontrol S.A., in Colombia, as part of GE's strategy to strengthen its pipeline integrity services in South America.

GE's PII Pipeline Solutions is a world-leading provider of pipeline inspection technology and integrity management services for the oil and gas industry. Tecnicontrol's expertise lies in providing integral solutions to the industry ranging from engineering, procurement, supervision, QA/QC and project management to asset integrity management, including inspection, maintenance and repairs.

Tecnicontrol will act as distributor for PII services in the Andean Region by providing local inspection tools and crews, project management and logistics.

PII will continue to support Tecnicontrol by supplying its state-of-the art inspection technology, data analysis and pipeline integrity management expertise.

"This long term deal will benefit pipeline operators in the Latin American region by combining PII's technology and expertise with our partner’s local presence so operators will receive the very latest pigging and integrity management technology with unrivaled local customer service," said John Bucci, General Manager of GE Oil & Gas' PII Pipeline Solutions division.