Is Replacing Pipeline Infrastructure Worth the Cost?

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Is Replacing Pipeline Infrastructure Worth the Cost?

Miles of oil and gas pipelines that were built before the 1960s—some as old as the 1920s—are still being used today. That means nearly 50 percent of the U.S. pipeline system is 40 years old or older. As recently as 2016, the federal Department of Transportation (DOT) estimated 30,000 miles of cast-iron pipe still carry

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The Submar Solution is the Perfect Fit for Pipeline Exposure in Indiana

Once a pipeline becomes exposed, its chances for failure increase. Fortunately, pipeline accidents are extremely rare. Pipeline companies undertake many prevention and safety measures to ensure the integrity of their pipeline systems. A particularly dangerous situation can occur if an underground pipeline is exposed due to erosion; that’s where Submar comes in. Big Blue River,

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Unauthorized Digging Near Pipelines Can Put the Public at Risk

According to National Transportation Safety Board statistics, pipelines are the safest and most efficient means of transporting natural gas and petroleum products. Approximately 2.06 million miles of distribution pipelines are used to deliver natural gas to most homes and businesses through underground main and utility service lines. With the millions of miles of pipelines in

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Pre-1960s Pipelines Are Creating a Building Boom

The ongoing boom of pipeline construction is probably bigger than you think. Consider this: according to a Pipeline & Gas Journal report, 250 oil and gas companies, ranging in size from 6 million to 1,300 customers, are currently building pipelines throughout the US and Canada. Many of those projects are to rehabilitate older pipelines. Miles

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Mobile Apps are Changing the Oil and Gas Industry

Mobile technology is transforming our society and culture, and the oil and gas industry is very much a part of the mobile app boom. Mobile users now number in the billions. Roughly 84% of the world’s population are using mobile technology, and this shift in mobile tech is playing out in the oil and gas

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