Think Differently

Our Background

i2i Pipelines is a young and dynamic company, operating globally, and offering a simplified and innovative approach to the inspection of pipelines for the Oil, Gas, Mining and Utility sectors. 

We are made up of Innovators, Technologists, Engineers, Designers, Analysts and Pipeline Technicians who are passionate about simplifying and applying smart technology for the integrity optimization of pipelines.

Based in Manchester, UK at the University Science Park i2i has its core competency in sensor technology and digital signal processing. The company focuses on designing and integrating smart sensors into simple operational tools with the aim of carrying out the frequent and non-disruptive inspection and monitoring of pipelines. With several patents pending i2i is reinventing pipeline inspection and offering pipeline operators a high-value alternative to conventional pipeline inspection technologies.

The company has grown rapidly since 2015, and has deployed the Pioneer, Patrol and SmartFoam range of tools all over the world in pipelines from 3inch and up. Our technology can be applied across the whole pipeline sector from refineries to the upstream gathering systems. We are passionate about democratizing technology and empowering local content and work with and support local pipeline service companies whenever possible.

Our Vision

“To develop the digital pipeline, using simple to deploy smart pigs, carrying an array of advanced sensors, collecting big data that leads to actionable insights and integrity optimization.”

We like to

  • Collaborate with talented people and innovative companies who have shared values and goals.
  • We like to move fast, develop new ideas and bring them to market quickly.
  • Continually innovate and evolve our technology to become a better company with better products.
  • Keep it simple, as simplicity makes everything more efficient and allows us to focus on the things that matter.
  • Think differently, challenge existing practices and disrupt established processes with new ideas & new business models.

Leadership Team

Steve Banks

Steve Banks

Chief Executive Officer

Graham Gill

Graham Gill

Operations Manager

Anthony Hodson

Anthony Hodson

Mechanical Design Manager

Dr Sung Quek

Dr Sung Quek

Chief Technology Officer

Dr Vladimir Torres

Dr Vladimir Torres

System Design Manager

Emma Banks

Emma Banks

Data Team Lead

Dr Bosco Fernandes

Dr Bosco Fernandes

System Integration Manager

Fadillah Syaputra

Fadillah Syaputra

Business Unit Manager SEA

Sandy Lee

Sandy Lee

Financial Controller

Dr Dave Keeling

Dr Dave Keeling

Software Design

Alliance Partners

At i2i we believe in enabling local content and democratizing technology.

We work with, and support, pipeline service companies who have shared values around the world so that they can service their markets locally.

SGS

i2i is working with SGS on selected projects around the world to bring innovative pigging solutions to SGS’s client pipeline infrastructure.

MAXX North America

i2i have teamed up with MAXX North America Services in a non exclusive partnership to deliver i2i technology to the Canadian market.

IPipe Services

i2i have teamed up with Ipipe Services in Brisbane Australia to deliver i2i smart pig technology to pipeline Operators in Queensland and other parts of Eastern Australia.

APS

i2i is working with APS on a range of projects onshore USA covering Utility, Waste, Nuclear and Energy pipelines. Focus area is mainly the Eastern Seaboard and neighboring states.