Several Pennsylvania lawmakers and advocacy groups have called for a severance tax on natural gas drilling, with portions of the tax invested in the land, water, wildlife, and the communities that bear the brunt of this drilling.
This is a story of how GE’s SmartLaunch™ system made in-line inspection (ILI) possible in “unpiggable lines” beneath the streets of New York.
“Can’t we set aside (pipeline construction) project land for mitigation of our future impacts?”
“Just how many acres of wetland impact does our project have?”
“Where’s a mitigation bank nearby — one that has credits available?”
In a continued effort to develop state of the art automation standards, River Consulting is working on a variety of pipeline expansion projects for Kinder Morgan, including automating stations and compressor units for the Rockies Express Pipeline.
It stands to reason that Thomas E. Skains literally needs to be two people this year: First, he is chairman, president and CEO of Piedmont Natural Gas; this year, he’s taken on the added role of chairman of the American Gas Association.
In the winter of 2002-2003, Venezuela found itself in the grip of the largest and longest strike in Latin American history. Lasting from Dec. 2 until Feb. 2, the strike paralyzed the oil industry through work stoppages and acts of sabotage.
How best will the growing volumes of ethanol being produced to comply with federal laws be safely transported from producing plants in regions where there are few fuel transportation assets to consumers?