Trump Administration’s Fast-Tracking of Oil Pipelines Hits Legal Roadblocks

Celeste Roberts | Submar

Tips to Avoid Winter-Related Accidents

A chill is in the air, but the work on your jobsite doesn’t stop when the weather gets cold. It’s important to know what steps to take to keep your construction workers warm and safe. Here are 3 ways to keep the job going forward safely in the middle of winter. Inspect Sites This is

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Fight Winter Erosion Before It’s Too Late

Working on a pipeline site during the winter months offers a unique set of challenges. Temporary erosion and sediment control measures installed during frozen conditions may not remain functional under thaw conditions. This means that whatever you put in place to control erosion during frozen conditions needs to also function during the snowmelt to come.

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Submar’s Revetment Mats Work in Every Environment

From land to water to deserts, Submar has a solution to fit your pipeline project. Our articulating concrete revetment mats are a cost-effective and long-term solution for pipeline operators across North America. Submar’s mats consist of flexible concrete elements connected by ultraviolet stabilized copolymer extruded fiber rope. The mats help with pipeline separation and erosion

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U.S. Officials Adopt Rules to Prevent Pipeline Explosions, Spills

S. transportation officials adopted long-delayed measures that are meant to prevent pipeline spills and deadly gas explosions, but they don’t address recommended steps to lessen accidents once they occur. The new rules from the Department of Transportation apply to more than 500,000 miles of pipelines that carry natural gas, oil, and other hazardous materials throughout

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Oil and Gas Are Adapting to the Digital Wave

Oil and gas companies were pioneers of the first digital age in the 1980s and 1990s. Long before phrases such as “big data,” “advanced analytics,” and the “Internet of Things” became popular, oil executives were making use of 3-D seismic, linear program modeling of refineries, and advanced process control for operations. The use of such

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How Submar Helps to Minimize Pipeline Impact on Animal Migration

Migration and habitat are critical considerations for pipeline design. With approximately 2.5 million miles of transmission pipelines crossing the U.S., it’s understandable that construction and maintenance activities could affect animal habitats from time to time. That’s why animal habitats and migration patterns are factored into the earliest planning and design stages for pipeline projects, right

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Solar and Wind Power Aren’t Ready to Go Solo

As demand grows every day, the challenge to provide enough energy is huge. Just by the end of the 21st century, the global energy consumption is predicted to triple. In order to prevent increasing global temperature by more than 2 degrees, the world’s energy emissions have to be limited to nearly 0 by 2050. That

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