How Do Pipeline Companies Stay Ahead of Environmental Concerns?

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How Do Pipeline Companies Stay Ahead of Environmental Concerns?

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

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From Mapping to Engineering, Submar Has You Covered

Topographical Surveying and Mapping  Submar can provide topographical surveying services via a site assessment survey that will assist us in engineering design. Our surveying equipment consists of RTK GPS, robotic total stations, and unmanned aerial vehicles (a.k.a. drones) that collect the project site data. After the data is collected, civil designers use AutoCAD 3D software

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3 Pipeline Innovations You Need to Know About

From finding new ways to safeguard the integrity of pipelines and reduce their environmental footprint to getting the best value for their resources, pipeline companies continue to make their mark innovating as part of their commitment to continuous improvement. Here are some ways pipeline companies are monitoring for safety and efficacy. High Fidelity Dynamic Sensing

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How Technology Advances Have Made Safer Pipelines

As technology has evolved over the years, so has safety, efficiency, and environmental performance, impacting every dimension of the pipeline industry: from the metallurgy and quality control in the manufacturing of pipe, to pipeline construction processes, maintenance, leak detection, monitoring, and spill response. New Infrastructure At the front end, pipeline companies building new infrastructure today

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Trump Administration Approves Keystone Pipeline on U.S. Land

The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, pushing the controversial $8 billion project closer to construction amidst court challenges. The approval signed by Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and obtained by The Associated Press covers 46 miles (74 kilometers) of the pipeline’s

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Canadian Gas Prices Rise After New Pipeline Rules

Canadian natural gas is trading at the highest price relative to U.S. benchmarks in about 10 months after producers cut back on drilling and a rule change on a key Alberta pipeline system last year helped to better manage flows of the fuel. The discount on gas traded at Alberta’s AECO hub versus the Henry

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How Do Pipelines Cross Rivers?

In order for pipelines to transport the energy we need across the country, pipelines must sometimes cross rivers. The environmental protection of these rivers is on the minds of Americans, and it’s on the minds of pipeline companies as well. That’s why the industry has started using technically advanced construction methods such as horizontal directional

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