4 Ways Pipelines Are Keeping Everyone in Business

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4 Ways Pipelines Are Keeping Everyone in Business

As the U.S. and the world fight to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus, working from home is quickly becoming the new normal, and our energy pipelines are at the forefront of making that possible and helping us to get through this crisis. Let’s look at four ways pipelines keep your workflow going strong.

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Pembina Pipeline Announces Action Plan Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent significant decline in global energy prices, Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline Corp. announced on March 18 its plans to protect its stakeholders. The company’s action plan is focused on protecting the health of its employees and communities, as well as ensuring a decisive response for customers and investors

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TC Energy to Start Work on Keystone XL Pipeline

TC Energy Corp said on Tuesday it would proceed with the construction of the long-delayed $8 billion Keystone XL pipeline project after securing a $1.1 billion equity investment from the Alberta government, extending a lifeline to Canada’s oil sands industry. Alberta, home of the world’s third-largest oil reserves, has struggled for years as congested pipelines

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COVID-19 Outbreak Hits New Mexico Hard

With the price of oil wallowing beneath $30 per barrel for almost a month, some of the lowest prices in the last decade, the industry in New Mexico suffered from capital reductions and threats of layoffs. The state announced the global spread of coronavirus and subsequent respiratory illness COVID-19 reached New Mexico in recent weeks,

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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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Landslide Damage Can Be Repaired

For engineers who work on pipelines, there are external threats to be aware of and respond to. Lines that cross through hilly or mountainous terrain are susceptible to land movement or subsidence. Studying the terrain and the types of landmass movement is essential for engineers and geologists; they can play a role in determining where

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Where Are Pipelines Located? Almost Everywhere

Pipelines exist almost everywhere. Natural gas is delivered directly to homes in relatively small-diameter distribution lines buried under the street and even backyards. Larger cross-country transmission pipelines delivering gasoline, home heating oil, or moving crude oil or natural gas are actually easier to find. Nearly the entire mainline pipe is buried, but other pipeline components,

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