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A Look at How Pipeline Companies Preserve Wildlife

The number of animals listed as endangered, threatened, or a special concern grows year after year. Much of the land that pipelines run through contains wildlife that need special protection, and responsible pipeline companies do everything they can to protect the wildlife population. The Trans-Alaska Pipeline system, or TAPS, runs through some of the wildest


Top Issues Facing Subsea Pipelines and How to Protect Pipelines Against the Elements

The Gulf of Mexico shoreline is constantly shifting. The northern Gulf, where both pipelines and vessel traffic are most concentrated, experiences rapid shoreline erosion from natural tide patterns and frequent storms. It easy to see how subsea pipelines can be impacted over time. Storms can cause wave- and current-induced movements of nearshore sediments, which can


Fish Flock to Underwater Pipelines

A study out of Australia is making waves across the world. Turns out that there is real ecological value of offshore infrastructure—at least the fish think so. A first-of-its-kind study has noted that subsea pipelines in north-west Australia provide safe havens for commercially important fish. The research project carried out by The University of Western