Native Plants Are Important Factors in Fighting Erosion

Celeste Roberts | Submar

Native Plants Are Important Factors in Fighting Erosion

Barren soil cover is no way to maintain a healthy pipeline slope. Erosion greatly increases with exposed soil. Trees, shrubs, and groundcovers can maintain slopes and reduce erosion from surface water, shallow groundwater and, to some extent, coastal processes. Types of Vegetation That Work Best The short answer is the native plants of the region.

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Duke Energy Takes Quarterly Loss

Duke Energy lost $817 million in the second quarter as it wrote off $2 billion in costs related to the shutdown of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project. That was down from a profit of $820 million in the same period a year ago. The company also cut $170 million in expenses to adjust to reduced

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Work Starts on Final Part of Russia-China Gas Pipeline

The third and final section of the pipeline will connect to Russia’s Power of Siberia 1 (PoS1) gas pipeline project. The third, southern section starts at Yongqing in Hebei and crosses Shandong and Jiangsu provinces before ending in Shanghai. The June 2025 target date roughly coincides with when supplies through PoS1 are expected to reach

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Pipeline Doubts Put Bakken Shale Reboot on Hold

North Dakota oil producers face new pressures to delay bringing back more of their recently curbed output after a U.S. court ruling this month put in jeopardy the pipeline that transports most of the region’s oil, executives and analysts said. Oil producers in the Bakken, the second largest U.S. shale field, cut May output by

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Kinder Morgan Posts $1B Loss

U.S. pipeline operator Kinder Morgan Inc posted a second straight quarterly loss as it took a $1-billion impairment charge after a steep fall in natural gas prices caused by the coronavirus crisis hurt the value of some of its assets. Energy companies have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic that slashed energy demand by

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Another Major Bakken Pipeline Forced to Halt Operations

The high-profile case of the Dakota Access oil pipeline ordered shut earlier this month has overshadowed another legal dispute over a smaller pipeline carrying crude out of the Bakken shale basin in North Dakota, which was also ordered shut, potentially stalling a recovery in the Bakken. After 67 years of operations, the Tesoro High Plains

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California’s Top Oil Driller to File for Bankruptcy

California Resources Corp. filed for bankruptcy with a plan to hand ownership to lenders, kicking off what could turn into the next wave of collapses among oil drillers and the businesses that depend on them. Under a proposal the company negotiated with senior lenders as part of its bankruptcy planning, shareholders will be wiped out,

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