Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) Alternative

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Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) Alternative

Many solutions exist to mitigate depth of cover issues or exposed pipelines; however, some are more efficient and cost-effective than others. Let’s compare two of the most common solutions for establishing adequate cover over pipelines: horizontal directional drilling and articulating concrete mats. What is Horizontal Directional Drilling? Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) is a trenchless method

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Submar Mats: The Story Behind the Industry-Leading Articulated Concrete Revetment Mats

Submar has long been a leader in pipeline erosion control. The company has continuously been on the forefront of innovation, designing new products that help assist those in the oil and gas pipeline industry with onshore and offshore pipeline exposure remediation. One of the products Submar is most well-known for is the Submar Mat, an

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Submar Mats Put to Use

Before Submar installation. After Submar installation. Pipeline exposure due to wind and water erosion remediation is a key service provided by Submar, Inc. In this case a 24-inch diameter pipeline in Virginia was exposed due to soil degradation in the bed of the channel. Submar installed a system of articulating concrete block revetment mattresses, (ACB’s),

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Submar, Inc. was proud to present an augmented reality (AR) sandbox at the Kinder Morgan Supplier Showcase. We showed an elevation color map, topographic contour lines, and simulated water to demonstrate how our products protect exposed pipelines.

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