Stopping the Danger Before It Starts: Preventing Exposed Pipelines

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Stopping the Danger Before It Starts: Preventing Exposed Pipelines

The U.S. has over 2.5 million miles of pipelines crisscrossing the country. As existing lines grow older, critics warn that the risk of accidents could increase. Many pipelines transport petroleum products and natural gas, and some pipelines transport other hazardous products such as chemicals, highly volatile liquids, anhydrous ammonia, or carbon dioxide. Exposure to these

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How Oil and Gas Make the Holidays Possible

The holidays are an exciting time: from visiting family to finding perfect gifts, oil and natural gas products help to make these holiday traditions possible. Holiday Travel Last year, about 384.74 million gallons of gasoline were consumed every day. With many people heading home to be with family over the holidays, gasoline fuels the trips

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Inside a Barrel of Crude Oil

Inside a Barrel of Crude Oil Many people think of crude oil as a thick, black liquid that is used for gasoline. The reality is that each barrel of oil is refined to be used in a variety of applications that include fuel, cosmetics, plastics, rubber, and candle wax. What is crude oil and what

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