Fight Winter Erosion Before It’s Too Late

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Fight Winter Erosion Before It’s Too Late

Working on a pipeline site during the winter months offers a unique set of challenges. Temporary erosion and sediment control measures installed during frozen conditions may not remain functional under thaw conditions. This means that whatever you put in place to control erosion during frozen conditions needs to also function during the snowmelt to come.

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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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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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Digging Safely Before Your Next Home or Yard Project

Did you know that there are approximately 2.06 million miles of distribution pipelines used to deliver natural gas to most homes and businesses? According to National Transportation Safety Board statistics, pipelines are the safest and most efficient means of transporting natural gas and petroleum products, but they do have certain risks. Before a member of

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4 Tips to Keep Your Crew Safe During Spring Storms

Spring is a prime time for powerful storms. Many of these fronts sweep across entire swaths of the country, bringing straight-line winds, hail, floods, and tornadoes. Your project doesn’t stop just because spring is a volatile time for weather, but it is important to keep your crew safe. Here are a few tips to keep

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Atlantic Coast Pipeline Stresses Safety

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is a huge project set to take place over the next few years. The project will create a 600-mile long stretching from West Virginia, through Virginia, and into North Carolina. The project is expected to create tens of thousands of jobs for local residents. Although it’s great for the economy, working

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