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GIPL, Cason join hands to offer gas monitoring system

GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat government-ownedGujarat Info Petro Ltd (GIPL) today collaborated with Hungary-based CasonEngineering to offer mobile/tablet based gas distribution network monitoring system to oil companies in India. 

The agreement to this effect was signed by CEO of GIPL, V K Sharma, and Chairman and CEO of 
Cason Engineering Ferenc Szakacs. 

The collaboration is in pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding inked during the Vibrant Summit Gujarat-2013, a company statement said. 

The joint technical solutions would provide easy accessibility to the latest technologies for the rapidly developing city gas distributor industry. 

"For proof of concept, we are going to offer mobile based gas monitoring systems supplied by Cason to Sabarmati Gas, GSPC, GAIL and Haryana Gas, and leak detection systems for pipelines to 
IOCBSE 2.60 % in July," Sharma told PTI. 

GIPL, is a subsidiary of Gujarat government-owned oil and gas PSU, Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation(GSPC). 

The Prime Minister of Hungary 
Viktor Orban is scheduled to visit India in October to launch the product. 

The consortium will offer a special pipeline monitoring system and leak detection to leading oil pipeline operators to check accidents and incidents of thefts and pilferages caused by third parties in the pipelines, the statement said. 

Cason has developed several solutions for large oil pipeline operators in Europe and elsewhere.