Client List

EMPIT – Electromagnetic Pipeline Testing GmbH is an internationally operating company. The pipeline inspection services offered by the company are performed as onshore inspections.

The EMPIT Pipeline Inspection System has been used, amongst others, by the following clients:

Amber Grid

Vilnius, Lithuania

Energieversorgung Hildesheim

Hildesheim, Germany

Fernleitungs-Betriebsgesellschaft mbH

Xanten, Germany

Gasversorgung Süddeutschland GmbH

Stuttgart, Germany

ILF Beratende Ingenieure GmbH

Munich, Germany

N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie

Groningen, The Netherlands


Ljubljana, Slovenia

Total Infrastructure Gas France

Billere, France


Bratislava, Slovakia

BP North American Gas SPU

Ulysses, USA


Belgian Pipeline Organisation

Leuven, Belgium


Maria Enzersdorf, Austria

Flughafen München GmbH

München, Germany

Gasunie Deutschland GmbH

Hannover, Germany


Gbely, Slovakia


Gänserndorf, Austria

Shell Petroleum Development Company

Lagos, Nigeria

TransCanada Pipeline Ltd.

Calgary, Canada

Verbundnetz Gas AG

Leipzig, Germany

DOW Olefinverbund GmbH

Boehlen, Germany


Eon Avacon AG

Salzgitter, Germany

Eon Ruhrgas AG

Essen, Germany

ExxonMobil Production GmbH

Steinhorst, Germany

Fluxys S.A.

Brussels, Belgium

GDF Suez

Saint-Denis, France

OMV Deutschland GmbH

Burghausen, Germany

Southern California Gas Company

Los Angeles, USA

TransGas Ltd.

Saskatchewan, Canada

Wintershall AG

Barnstorf, Germany


The AGIT inspection technology and its instruments are tested and certified by numerous institutions. The certification, done by TÜV-Süd, one of the world's leading organizations in technical services, gives our customers reliability and trust in our services.

AGIT Pipeline
Inspection System

Technical Specifications as certified by TÜV Süd

Pipeline outer diameter (OD) 1)

3 inches to 36 inches

Inspection current

≤ 16Aeff

Average productivity 3)

750 m /day

Accuracy of pipeline
depth of cover measurements

20 mm

Maximum wall thickness (WT) 2)

10 mm

Plotting of the inspection current used for identification of coating defects

Related to current source

Defect specifications
(at POD ≥ 96%):

- Minimum length: 50 mm
- Minimum width: 50 mm
- Minimum metal loss: 50% of WT

Pipeline depth (to the axis)

Up to 2 m

Maximum pipeline range between two contact points

1,000 m

Minimum peak metal loss detection 
(AGIT's response threshold)

20% of wall thickness 

1) Inspection of pipelines with OD up to 42” is possible

2) Larger WT by request

3) Dependent on the ground condition (smoothness etc.)

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