RN-Purneftegaz, an enterprise of Rosneft Oil Company’s oil and fuel manufacturing complicated, has launched a novel unmanned complicated for the aim of aeromonitoring pipelines on its fields.
The new unmanned aerial car (UAV) of hybrid aerodynamic configuration has the benefits of aeroplane and helicopter varieties mixed. Unlike its friends, this UAV can carry out vertical take-off and touchdown on any unfinished floor, in addition to grasp in place to conduct an in depth examination of the territory. At that, most a part of the UAV’s flight is carried out within the aeroplane mode, which is extra environment friendly compared to the helicopter mode.
The distinctive UAV has excellent specs: given its small measurement (wingspan three.2 m, weight 12 kg), the aerial complicated can keep airborne for as much as two hours at speeds from 70 to 12 kmph and fly as much as 160 km.
Using the UAV, RN-Purneftegaz staff, along with the administrations of the Purovsky, Nadym and Krasnoselkupsky districts, performed an space monitoring, unprecedented in its scale, which helped organise clean-up of 30 hectares of forest–an space similar to 42 soccer fields. The quantity of rubbish collected was about 1.5 thousand cubic metres of family waste, which equals roughly to 150 heavy-duty dump vans.
RN-Purneftegaz LLC is likely one of the principal oil and fuel manufacturing centres of Rosneft. The firm is situated within the city of Gubkinsky within the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District and operates 13 licence areas.
In reality, Rosneft’s subsidiary Tomskneft began utilizing drones to watch its pipeline routes and the oil and fuel manufacturing property on the Sovetskoe and Vakhskoe fields situated within the Strezhevskiy District. Another expertise of utilizing drones was additionally carried out with one of many largest oil and fuel manufacturing firms in Russia, Samotlorneftegas.
(Source: Rosneft – Image: Sibintek)
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