How Speedy Vegetation Growth is the Key to Fighting Erosion Along a Pipeline

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How Speedy Vegetation Growth is the Key to Fighting Erosion Along a Pipeline

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. What Type of Vegetation Works Best? The short answer is the native plants of the region.

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Submar Solves Lateral Migration

Constructing a pipeline in a river or stream is no easy task. Lateral migration can impact a pipeline and cause serious structural damage to the integrity of the line. A whole host of safety and environmental challenges can follow this erosion issue. Rivers are constantly changing; the riverbed and bank are in motion, long before

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The Submar Difference

Submar’s extensive experience and broad application of products are what set us apart from the crowd. We have a unique ability to identify pipeline erosion control problems and design, construct, and monitor custom erosion control solutions. Experience Based in Houma, Louisiana, Submar started providing articulated concrete mats to the offshore oil and gas market for

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Gulf Connector Pipeline Project Now in Service

Gulf Connector Pipeline Project is the largest-volume interstate natural gas pipeline in the US. Since 2017, Williams has now added more than two billion cubic feet per day of capacity to directly serve global LNG export facilities. Transco pipeline corridor is expected to grow by approximately 11 billion ft3/d by 2025. Williams announced that its

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The Dangers of Exposed Pipelines and How to Prevent Them

The U.S. has over 2.5 million miles of pipelines crisscrossing the country. As existing lines grow older, critics warn that the risk of accidents could increase. Many pipelines transport petroleum products and natural gas. Some pipelines transport other hazardous products such as chemicals, highly volatile liquids, anhydrous ammonia, and carbon dioxide. Exposure to these products

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Pipeline Safety is Paramount for Work Crews and the Public

According to National Transportation Safety Board statistics, pipelines are the safest and most efficient means of transporting natural gas and petroleum products. The pipelines transport trillions of cubic feet of natural gas and hundreds of billions of ton/miles of liquid petroleum products in the United States each year. The approximately 496,000 miles of transmission pipeline

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