April 2013, Vol. 240 No. 4

Features

PG&Es Pipeline System: From Hell And Back

In less than three years, the San Francisco-based combination utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has had to reconstitute its vast natural gas transmission and distribution system on a scale that is unprecedented for the U.S. pipeline sector. With PG&E as the focal point, the U.S. industry has been touched by the fallout from the September 2010 failure of the company’s high-pressure, 30-inch transmission line in San Bruno, CA. From the charred ruins and loss of life resulting from that pipeline rupture and explosion, PG&E not only had to rebuild its physical gas components, it had to rebuild its work force, its spirit as a multibillion-dollar energy-

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Pipeline & Gas Journal magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Pipeline & Gas Journal magazine in print or digital format and gain ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the PGJ archives per month. $199 for an annual subscription*.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the PGJ Archive, access to all special reports, special focus supplements and more. $1,395 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Davis-Nichols at Jnette.Davis-Nichols@GulfEnergyInfo.com or +1 713.520.4426*.

 

 

*Access will be granted the next business day.

Related Articles

Comments

{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}