QS Energy (QSEP) is commercialising applied oil technology (AOT), a patented hardware system designed to reduce viscosity of crude oil while in transit in pipelines. AOT subjects crude oil to a high voltage/low amperage electrical field to reduce its viscosity, which permits it to flow in higher volume.
By integrating the AOT power supply with the hardware that controls and monitors a pipeline, typically situated in a remotely located control room, AOT provides pipeline operators with the ability to monitor and react to real time data to gain the best possible operational efficiencies.
Recently, Kinder Morgan tested its efficacy on condensate on the KMCC condensate pipeline serving the Eagle Ford Shale in south Texas with promising results. While installed on the KMMC line, the AOT system was benchmarked on a variety of super light and ultra light products.
QS Energy has relocated corp. headquarters to Houston (near The Woodlands). The move to Houston came as a result of Texas-based energy industry veteran Jason Lane's appointment as CEO/Chairman.
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