• The Pipeline Inspection Revolution: What will pipeline inspection look like in 5 years?

    Didi Horn, Founder and CEO of SkyX answers future-looking questions about pipeline safety and integrity.  As a Founder and CEO of a company that is revolutionizing the way infrastructure asset companies monitor and protect their assets, I often get asked future-looking questions. As we embark on a new year, I thought it would be a […]

    Posted: January 13, 2022
  • Top Three Articles to Inform Your Pipeline Safety and Integrity Strategy

    According to the Pipeline Safety Global Market Report 2021, the global pipeline safety market is expected to reach $11.62 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 10.67%. “The growth is mainly due to the network monitoring, increased spending for pipeline infrastructure by oil and gas companies, growing concerns over pipeline security, demand for leak detection, […]

    Posted: January 4, 2022
  • SkyX CEO’s Entrepreneurial Journey: Didi Horn Featured On The Go Solo Blog

    Are you interested in learning about SkyX’s CEO, Didi Horn’s entrepreneurial journey? In this concise 5 minute article, Go Solo explores the journey of how Didi created SkyX, his biggest accomplishments and challenges so far, and top tips on how to run and grow a business today. Go Solo is a media platform that features […]

    Posted: December 21, 2021
  • How To Prevent Significant Corrosion-Related Pipeline Incidents

    Pipeline corrosion is an unstoppable force, albeit a slow-moving one at times. Corrosion accounts for nearly 10% of all significant pipeline incidents over the past 20 years, according to PHMSA, putting it among the top contributors to leaks. Furthermore, corrosion-related costs to monitor, replace, and maintain assets is approximately $5.8 billion annually 1. Implementing a […]

    Posted: December 17, 2021
  • Can a drone prevent disastrous oil spills?

    An excerpt from Can a drone prevent disastrous oil spills? by Brian Blum a journalist and high-tech entrepreneur for over 20 years.  An October oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach, California, drove home the ongoing potential for ecological disasters stemming from leaky, malfunctioning, corroded and sometimes even sabotaged oil and gas pipelines. The […]

    Posted: November 24, 2021
  • The Journey of an Aerial Image: How SkyX turns aerial images into actionable insights

    Our VP of Marketing, Julie Ford, interviewed Jamie Alexander, our Head of Product, on how SkyVision processes and converts the images collected during pipeline monitoring missions into meaningful insights for our customers. JULIE: What are the steps that an image goes through after being uploaded to SkyVision? JAMIE: There are a number of steps that […]

    Posted: November 23, 2021
  • Four Insightful Takeaways from the Energy Drone & Robotics Summit 2021

    A couple of weeks ago, I attended the 5th Annual Energy Drone & Robotics Summit in Houston, Texas. This Summit is the largest global summit of the Energy Drone & Robotics Coalition, which hosts the only event series exclusively focused on the business and technology of unmanned systems, automation and data/AI in energy operations.  I […]

    Posted: November 9, 2021
  • Reimagine Pipeline Inspections with Aerial Data

    Pipelines across the United States are getting old. According to reports by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), approximately 55% of gas transmission lines and 43% of hazardous liquid pipelines are over 50 years old – that’s over half a century!1 As assets age, they become more susceptible to hazards. However, with rigorous […]

    Posted: November 1, 2021
  • Pipeline integrity challenges with Jeffrey Jones, VP Sales of SkyX

    Today on Two Minute Takeaway, learn pipeline integrity insights in under two minutes with Jeffrey Jones, our Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development. Watch the video below. What are the most significant pipeline integrity issues faced by Oil and Gas companies today? Some of the biggest challenges around pipeline integrity involve avoiding catastrophes. […]

    Posted: October 26, 2021
  • A Data-First Approach to Infrastructure Asset Inspection

    At SkyX, our mission is to become a leading global provider of intelligent, actionable aerial data for long-range and large infrastructure assets. Data that can be used to protect the health and safety of people and the planet now and in the future. We carry out this mission by flying drones, also known as Unmanned […]

    Posted: October 19, 2021