In the pipeline industry, real-time monitoring is becoming a big business. Systems monitor pipeline integrity, temperature, vibration, leaks, personnel and equipment, as well as watch for intruders. These systems use a variety of communication methods, including fiber optic cable strung along the pipeline, cellular, satellite, wireless and Ethernet.
TransCanada Corp. was the successful bidder on a contract to build, own and operate a US$320 million pipeline in Mexico.
Enbridge Inc. recently completed a non-binding open season for the proposed LaCrosse Pipeline.
June Newsreel: Enterprise, TEPPCO Pull Out of Offshore Project; El Paso Exec Supports Ruby Pipeline; and more
GE Oil & Gas Consolidates Operating Company Brands
CCSI Records Million Man Hours Without Lost Time Injury
Chuck Watson Leaves Eagle Energy Partners
Oregon LNG Receives Letter Of Recommendation From U.S. Coast Guard
Batelle, TerraGo Technologies, CTDUT-Pipeline Technology Center, CartoPac and more
April Newsreel: News on Alaskan Pipeline, Independent Gas Alliance, Probe in Fatal Explosion, and More
Tony Keane, executive director of NACE International, recently assembled a panel of NACE member pipeline corrosion control experts to answer a series of questions on the challenges involved with assessing and protecting pipelines at cased road and railway crossings.
Considering negative reports on the nation’s economic status, pipeline construction in the U.S. is experiencing a healthy market as operators and producers continue stepped-up activity supported by projects to move natural gas to the Midwest and the East Coast from Mid-Continent shale plays and the Rocky Mountains.
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.