California’s Governor Blocks New Fracking Pending Scientific Review

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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


Civil Engineer – Engineering Project Manager (Houma, LA)

Submar, Inc., headquartered in Houma, Louisiana, is currently looking for a Civil Engineer with 3 -5 years’ experience in project management and design to assist our engineering efforts. Understanding of hydraulics and hydrology concepts and experience in preparing construction plans and specifications are required. Working in a combination of field and small office environments should


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.


Segment of Keystone Pipeline Ordered to Remain Shut

A U.S. regulator ordered that a segment of the Keystone pipeline that spilled more than 9,000 barrels of crude in rural North Dakota remain shut until operator TC Energy submits a restart and return-to-service plan because of the hazards posed. The corrective action order by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) finds


Supreme Court Passes on Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court said Oct. 15 that it won’t hear a state agency’s challenge to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)’s approval of the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline The North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) challenged the FERC’s approval of the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline, which will carry natural gas from Pennsylvania and through North Carolina on


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