Gathering, Fracking Create Greater Demand for Plastic Pipe

December 2016, Vol. 243, No. 12

By Tony Radoszewski, President, Plastics Pipe Institute

The plastics industry continues to push the envelope in creating higher performance materials for pipe, which then inspires new compositions and installation techniques. And the main benefactors are gas utilities, exploration and production companies, and ultimately their customers. The research and development teams of pipe and resin manufacturers that are members of our association continually work to produce new products and develop multi-layer pipe structures required for demanding applications never seen before, especially for gathering, and the distribution of oil and natural gas. In North America, there are over 3 billion feet of polyethylene pipe…

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