Protecting Offshore Pipelines

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Protecting Offshore Pipelines

Scientists have begun discovering that the seafloor is eroding in much the same way as the land loss now occurring on the coast of Louisiana. This can mean a detrimental loss in the wake of powerful waves, hurricanes, and flooding to the offshore and inland infrastructure. The scientists are concluding that the seafloor should be considered

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The Effects of Erosion on Our Ecosystems

Maintaining habitats is crucial to protecting native wildlife. Submar’s articulating concrete revetment mats allow vegetation and increase biodiversity while protecting oil and gas assets. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the coastlines of the United States lose one to four feet every year because of erosion. This also translates into economic costs and the

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Hurricane Resources for the Oil & Gas Industry

The Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association (LMOGA) is a valuable resource for learning more about hurricane preparations for the oil and gas industry. Founded in 1923, it is a trade association exclusively representing all sectors of the oil and gas industry operating in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico. LMOGA serves exploration and production,

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Sunoco Fined $355K for Pipeline Violations

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has assessed a $355,636 penalty from Sunoco Pipeline LP for violations related to the construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline in Blair and Cambria and six other counties. The other counties are Berks, Cumberland, Delaware, Lebanon, Washington, and Westmoreland. The violations took place between August 2018 and April

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Halliburton, Honeywell Develop Open-Architecture Software

Halliburton and Honeywell announced a collaboration to maximize asset potential, reduce execution risk, and lower the total cost of ownership for oil and gas operators. The collaboration will leverage Halliburton Landmark’s DecisionSpace 365 E&P cloud applications and Honeywell Forge, a powerful industrial analytics software solution, to deliver unparalleled insights about oil and gas assets. Together,

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President Trump Eases Methane Monitoring Rules

The Trump administration is abandoning Obama administration curbs on methane leaks from oil and gas wells. Methane is the chief component of natural gas, making it a valuable energy source and commodity. Yet it is also a climate menace—a powerful heat-trapping pollutant estimated to be roughly 80 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming

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