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How Technology Advances Have Made Safer Pipelines

As technology has evolved over the years, so has safety, efficiency, and environmental performance, impacting every dimension of the pipeline industry: from the metallurgy and quality control in the manufacturing of pipe, to pipeline construction processes, maintenance, leak detection, monitoring, and spill response. New Infrastructure At the front end, pipeline companies building new infrastructure today

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Trump Administration Approves Keystone Pipeline on U.S. Land

The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, pushing the controversial $8 billion project closer to construction amidst court challenges. The approval signed by Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and obtained by The Associated Press covers 46 miles (74 kilometers) of the pipeline’s

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Skilled Laborer – California

Skilled Laborer – California Job Description The construction Skilled Laborer is responsible for performing intensive physical construction labor duties for construction of civil and erosion control projects Submar, Inc., undertakes nation-wide. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: Preparing construction sites for installation of erosion control projects Digging; raking; sandblasting; recoating; cutting and laying

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Skilled Laborer – Idaho

Skilled Laborer – Idaho Job Description The construction Skilled Laborer is responsible for performing intensive physical construction labor duties for construction of civil and erosion control projects Submar, Inc., undertakes nation-wide. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: Preparing construction sites for installation of erosion control projects Digging; raking; sandblasting; recoating; cutting and laying

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Canadian Gas Prices Rise After New Pipeline Rules

Canadian natural gas is trading at the highest price relative to U.S. benchmarks in about 10 months after producers cut back on drilling and a rule change on a key Alberta pipeline system last year helped to better manage flows of the fuel. The discount on gas traded at Alberta’s AECO hub versus the Henry

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How Do Pipelines Cross Rivers?

In order for pipelines to transport the energy we need across the country, pipelines must sometimes cross rivers. The environmental protection of these rivers is on the minds of Americans, and it’s on the minds of pipeline companies as well. That’s why the industry has started using technically advanced construction methods such as horizontal directional

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Installing Pipelines in Our Marine Environments

Laying pipe on the seafloor can pose a number of challenges, especially if the water is deep. There are three main ways that subsea pipe is laid: S-lay, J-lay and tow-in. The pipe lay vessel is integral to the success of the installation. Buoyancy affects the pipe lay process. In the water, the pipe weighs

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Know What’s Below: Pipeline Safety

Did you know that there are approximately 2.06 million miles of distribution pipelines used to deliver natural gas to most homes and businesses? According to National Transportation Safety Board statistics, pipelines are the safest and most efficient means of transporting natural gas and petroleum products, but they do have certain risks. Before a member of

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Ways Pipelines Actually Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

From carbon emissions to misconceptions about spills, pipelines sometimes receive negative press regarding the environment, but the truth is that pipelines are one of the safest ways to transport the oil and gas we depend on. Pipelines transport natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons, such as oil, from supply basins to various areas where they are

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