NYSEARCH leads a collaborative
RD & D program dedicated to serving
gas utility members in North America.
A successful model that has resulted
in implementation of products in
member companies and by industry
NYSEARCH RD & D projects target
members' unique challenges for gas system
operation, maintenance & repair.
Members select & support projects
which address their specific needs
The Northeast Gas Association
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NYSEARCH accepts members who are regulated gas utilities to join our consortium in pursuing gas research initiatives. For more information, please Contact NYSEARCH.
NYSEARCH partners with commercial product developers & distributors to aid successful product implementation (and to help define market needs & product specs). For more info, Contact NYSEARCH.
Commercial Partner Opportunity: In-Home Methane Gas Detector / Learn more >
RANGE™ stands for "Range of Acceptability for Natural Gas Equipment." NYSEARCH completed a comprehensive, geographically diverse study that determines the impacts of varying gas compositions on performance of installed residential appliances. The NYSEARCH RANGE™ Tool is now available in an easy-to-use online format.Learn more >
An exploratory program to evaluate the capabilities and possibilities of Augmented Reality (AR) for application in gas utility training programs.
A development of a "smart nose" array to detect and measure chemicals of interest in natural gas at ppb levels using nanotechnology.
A program collecting data and analyzing the impact of processed biomethane at varying levels of blending with pipeline quality gas on LDC infrastructure.
A robust and reliable methane detector with wireless communication capabilities developed for residential applications.
A project to enable the Explorer 20/26 robot to conduct Rockwell and Brinell hardness tests of pipelines during live In-Line Inspections (ILI).
A project to enable the Explorer 20/26 robot to clean unpiggable pipelines and enhance the Explorer’s ability to conduct In-Line-Inspections (ILI) for corrosion, cracks, and mechanical damage, hardness, and metal loss.
To develop and test an antenna and signal processing system using RFID technology to locate coiled PE pipe that has been installed via trenchless operations.
A permanent, live repair technique for damaged, non-leaking PE pipe. Repair sleeves are being developed for various diameter PE pipe and a commercial partner has been actively involved in development.