James W. Sewall Company of Old Town, Maine, has announced the formation of a strategic alliance with Harp Engineering, Inc., to deliver pipeline integrity consulting services. New federal pipeline integrity regulations and operating mandates have dramatically increased the demand on pipeline operators for current pipeline information and analysis. By combining Sewall’s pipeline software expertise with Harp’s consulting and engineering experience, this alliance will assist operators in addressing these mandates rapidly and effectively.
Along with GIS consulting services, mapping, and aerial photography, Sewall develops software for class analysis, MAOP calculations and alignment sheet generation in the ASGPipeline suite of products. Founded in 1880, the firm has provided services to utility companies since the 1970s. Sewall is a business partner with Intergraph, ESRI, GE Network Solutions, and Autodesk.
With extensive experience in compliance program development, Harp Engineering provides engineering, inspection, and consulting services to utilities, industrial facilities, and municipalities nationwide. Formed in 1995, Harp Engineering is part of Utility Services, Inc., a nonregulated division of MDU Resources Group, Inc.