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2013-07-25 12:23:08

Texas company says FLIR infringed infrared gas imaging patents DALLAS, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas-based gas leak detection and services provider Leak Surveys, Inc., has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR), alleging that FLIR's gas detection infrared camera systems infringe two patents held by Leak Surveys. The lawsuit filed July 25, 2013, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, alleges that...

2013-07-22 20:20:26

PG&E trains five skilled workers on the advanced technology to enhance public safety SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) began training five employees to use state-of-the-art gas leak detecting vehicles, which will be deployed in Sacramento, Santa Rosa, Stockton, Hayward and Concord over the next few weeks. PG&E is the first utility in the world to roll out the vehicle-mounted detection technology - manufactured by Picarro,...

2013-07-18 16:22:44

Picarro Surveyor(TM) for Natural Gas Leaks Test Rides at National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Summer Committee Meeting DENVER, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Picarro Inc., the world's leading producer of gas measurement systems for science and industry, and a major sponsor of NARUC Summer Committee Meetings, will be offering test rides of their mobile emissions detection technology during the meetings in Denver from July 21 through 23. This is a unique...

2013-07-16 08:23:41

First Non-Contact Gas Leak Detector Analyzes 24 Discrete Ultrasonic "Fingerprints" MINNEAPOLIS, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Detector Electronics Corporation( )("Det-Tronics"), the global leader in fire and gas safety systems, introduced its revolutionary FlexSonic(TM) Acoustic Gas Leak Detector today. Det-Tronics is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130716/NE47240 ) Designed...

2013-05-23 08:21:48

California Utility PG&E Will Discuss Safety Benefits of Picarro Technology at AGA Event SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Picarro Inc. will participate in an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Natural Gas STAR workshop during the American Gas Association (AGA) Operations Conference in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday, May 23. San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a customer of Picarro Inc., will be on hand to talk about the technology and how it...

2013-02-20 16:22:34

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today hosted a Gas Safety Fleet Expo at its service center in Sacramento for employees and the community to experience three of the new or redesigned vehicles in use across its service area. Each of the vehicles allows PG&E crews to better assess where improvements can be made to its gas pipeline system in order to ensure safe and reliable gas operations. "We're giving our employees the...

2013-02-05 08:24:49

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Picarro Inc., the world's leading producer of stable isotope and gas concentration measurement systems for science and industry, today announced the company's inclusion in four new reports from Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), which highlights Picarro Surveyor(TM) as the benchmark for natural gas leak detection. With PG&E as the lead author, the reports include two controlled...

2012-11-29 16:22:33

SAN FRANCISCO and HOUSTON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is now able to more efficiently identify potential leaks on its gas pipeline system by using a highly advanced leak detection device by Heath Consultants Inc. The leak detection device, known as Detecto Pak-Infrared (DP-IR(TM)), is designed to be selective in detecting methane and will not generate a false alarm on other hydrocarbon gases. The DP-IR helps PG&E to more quickly locate and...

2012-11-16 16:21:05

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the winter weather upon us, people tend to use their natural gas appliances more often. Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) urges customers to be safe and know the signs of a natural gas leak and what to do if a leak is suspected. SoCalGas offers these safety tips to help customers and the general public recognize and respond to natural gas leaks: Use your sense of sight, hearing or smell to alert you to the presence of a gas leak. Signs...

2012-11-01 15:22:59

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the first utility to use an innovative, super-sensitive, vehicle-mounted technology for detecting potential gas leaks, Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) today announced two recent successes while using Picarro Surveyor(TM) systems in Northern California to detect potential gas leaks that would have previously been difficult to locate. In Santa Clara, Calif., PG&E crews had spent months searching for a very small leak on a...