Trump Administration’s Fast-Tracking of Oil Pipelines Hits Legal Roadblocks

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Submar’s Revetment Mats Work in Every Environment

From land to water to deserts, Submar has a solution to fit your pipeline project. Our articulating concrete revetment mats are a cost-effective and long-term solution for pipeline operators across North America. Submar’s mats consist of flexible concrete elements connected by ultraviolet stabilized copolymer extruded fiber rope. The mats help with pipeline separation and erosion

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U.S. Officials Adopt Rules to Prevent Pipeline Explosions, Spills

S. transportation officials adopted long-delayed measures that are meant to prevent pipeline spills and deadly gas explosions, but they don’t address recommended steps to lessen accidents once they occur. The new rules from the Department of Transportation apply to more than 500,000 miles of pipelines that carry natural gas, oil, and other hazardous materials throughout

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Oil and Gas Are Adapting to the Digital Wave

Oil and gas companies were pioneers of the first digital age in the 1980s and 1990s. Long before phrases such as “big data,” “advanced analytics,” and the “Internet of Things” became popular, oil executives were making use of 3-D seismic, linear program modeling of refineries, and advanced process control for operations. The use of such

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Solar and Wind Power Aren’t Ready to Go Solo

As demand grows every day, the challenge to provide enough energy is huge. Just by the end of the 21st century, the global energy consumption is predicted to triple. In order to prevent increasing global temperature by more than 2 degrees, the world’s energy emissions have to be limited to nearly 0 by 2050. That

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The Phases of a Pipeline

Almost 2 million miles of pipeline carry natural gas around the country as of 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Construction on new pipelines takes place to connect new drilling sites to the processing facilities that distribute the energy source, but how does it all come together? The rush to move natural gas

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How Pipeline Operators Tackle Crisis Management

The oil and gas sector works to mitigate risk and implement site-specific contingency plans in line with worldwide standards. The challenge is to maintain these standards in an increasingly pressurized global environment. As the world’s population continues to climb and the global appetite for energy grows, the sector must strive for innovative ways to tap

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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Blow to PennEast Pipeline Project

A federal appeals court has blocked PennEast Pipeline from condemning state-owned land for its proposed 116-mile long line that would ship Marcellus Shale gas from northeast Pennsylvania to New Jersey. A three-judge panel of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s decision, saying that condemning public land violates the 11th Amendment of

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