Project Memories: Conroe, Texas

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Project Memories: Conroe, Texas

Check out this time-lapse video of a lengthy construction project we started in January 2020 and completed in March 2020.   Background: Several pipelines cross a river in Conroe, Texas. A sandpit had expanded over time, and heavy flow had degraded the bed of the channel and eroded the banks, exposing and suspending the pipelines.

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Skilled Laborer – Idaho

Skilled Laborer Job Description The construction Skilled Laborer is responsible for performing intensive physical construction labor duties for construction of civil and erosion control projects Submar, Inc., undertakes nation-wide. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: Preparing construction sites for installation of erosion control projects Digging, raking, sandblasting, recoating, cutting and laying out geotextile,

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Education and the Oil & Gas Industry

In every classroom you can find essential equipment and tools made from petroleum products. Here are just a few examples of how oil and gas fuel education. School Supplies Many of the items students use in the classroom have their beginnings in the oil and gas industry: glue, paints, plastics, calculators, and even the computer

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Wind Erosion & Pipelines

Over the past 30 years, Submar has been the leader in pipeline erosion control, helping many companies working with oil and gas pipelines with their pipeline exposures and streambank stabilization concerns. One of the many ways Submar has helped companies is with its onshore and offshore articulated concrete revetment mats, but we know pipelines don’t

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Protecting Offshore Pipelines

Scientists have begun discovering that the seafloor is eroding in much the same way as the land loss now occurring on the coast of Louisiana. This can mean a detrimental loss in the wake of powerful waves, hurricanes, and flooding to the offshore and inland infrastructure. The scientists are concluding that the seafloor should be considered

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Native Plants Are Important Factors in Fighting Erosion

Barren soil cover is no way to maintain a healthy pipeline slope. Erosion greatly increases with exposed soil. Trees, shrubs, and groundcovers can maintain slopes and reduce erosion from surface water, shallow groundwater and, to some extent, coastal processes. Types of Vegetation That Work Best The short answer is the native plants of the region.

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Keeping COVID-19 Away from Pipeline Construction Sites

Pipeline crews work in close quarters. Crews travel together to the work sites by bus or company vehicles. During work shifts, they take breaks and eat meals together on the buses. While convenient, these practices can pose a risk for virus transmission. During the current pandemic, physical distancing is a critical priority that pipeline construction

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Saudi Aramco Considers $10 Billion Pipeline Stake Sale

Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, has hired advisers to review a potential multi-billion-dollar stake sale in its pipeline business, people with knowledge of the matter said. The energy giant is working with JPMorgan Chase & Co. as it makes early preparations for the potential deal, according to the people, who asked not to

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