Canadian Court Approves Legal Challenges of Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

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Different Functions of an Energy Pipeline

Energy from oil and natural gas is essential and will continue to be essential to all facets of our daily lives. This energy 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.’s


A Look at Some of the Ways Research Drives Pipeline Safety

Historically pipelines are one of the safest methods to transport any number of volatile liquids. The pipelines that bring natural gas throughout the U.S. ensure the resource reaches homes and businesses without trucks, trains, or ships, therefore cutting down on the possibility something could go wrong en route to your home or business. In the


Inside a Barrel of Crude Oil

Inside a Barrel of Crude Oil Many people think of crude oil as a thick, black liquid that is used for gasoline. The reality is that each barrel of oil is refined to be used in a variety of applications that include fuel, cosmetics, plastics, rubber, and candle wax. What is crude oil and what


Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Expected to be Completed by Mid-2022

Contractors are expected to begin mobilizing equipment and crews in “select areas” in August and September. Trans Mountain Corp. expects to receive additional approvals and permits “over the coming months” and, provided that happens, says the expanded pipeline will be in service by mid-2022. Trans Mountain expects that 4,200 workers will be employed along the


4 Ways the Pipeline Industry is Building the Future

Pipelines may seem like an old-fashioned way to transport oil and gas, but nothing could be further from reality. While America’s pipeline systems have been in use since the 1920s, the technology and policies in the industry are constantly changing and growing to fit the times. Here are 4 ways the pipeline industry is building


Subsea Pipelines are a Safe Haven for Marine Life

A study has noted that subsea pipelines in northwest Australia provide safe havens for commercially-important fish. The research project carried out by The University of Western Australia on a BHP subsea oil and gas pipeline off the northwest coast of Australia has found the pipeline has two to three times more the commercial value of