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New Technology Helps to Detect Leaks Before They Become a Problem

Pipelines are widely used for the transportation of hydrocarbon fluids over millions of miles all over the world. The structures of the pipelines are designed to withstand several environmental loading conditions to ensure safe and reliable distribution. However, leaks in pipeline networks are one of the major causes of innumerable losses in pipeline operators and


FBI Investigating How Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf Approved Natural Gas Pipeline

The FBI is investigating how Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline to carry natural gas liquids across Pennsylvania. FBI agents have interviewed current and former state employees in recent weeks about the Mariner East pipelines, according to three people who have direct knowledge of the agents’ questions.


Understanding the Different Functions of a Pipeline

Energy from oil and natural gas fuels most of our transportation needs, heats our homes, schools, offices, and shops, and even generates a share of our electricity. Oil and natural gas together supply approximately two-thirds of the U.S. energy needs. Crude oil and natural gas are generally produced in regions located far from consumption centers.


How Do Pipeline Companies Preserve Wildlife?

The concern for the number of animals listed as endangered, threatened, or a special grows year after year. Much of the land that pipelines run through contains wildlife that need special protection. Responsible pipeline companies do everything they can to protect the wildlife population. The Trans-Alaska Pipeline system, or TAPS, runs through some of the


The West Texas Permian Basin is Fueling the South

The Permian Basin is a vast area covering West Texas and southeastern New Mexico. It has been known for decades as a region dripping with oil and gas reserves. Today, the Basin continues to produce, even as companies in other major shale regions fold under the pressures of low oil and gas prices. It’s Huge


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