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  • Pipeline approved with environmental conditions

    A key component of Victoria's water plan has received conditional environmental approval from the Federal Environment Minister, Peter Garrett, under the Environment Protection and Conservation Biodiversity Act 1999 (EPBC Act). Mr Garrett said in making his decision he had carefully considered the environmental impacts of the project proposed by the Victorian Government on matters protected by the ...


    By Australian Government

  • Pipeline Damage Prevention Training – Texas811 Pipeline

    Texas is home to 431,997 miles of underground pipeline. In 2015, excavators caused more than 8,769 pipeline damage incidents in Texas. It is important for anyone digging to know where underground utility lines are located before digging. That’s why Texas law requires a call to 811 before digging to identify underground utilities. RRC enforces compliance and educates the public on our ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • El Paso Corporation Receives Conditional BLM Right-of-Way Grant for Ruby Pipeline

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 07/13/10 -- El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) today announced that it has received a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) right-of-way grant for its Ruby Pipeline project. The grant is subject to final completion of cultural treatment plans and related agreements on federal lands along Ruby's 680-mile route. Ruby previously received a Certificate of Public Convenience and ...


    By Marketwire

  • Canadian regulator approves pipeline to Pacific

    The National Energy Board in Canada has recommended the government approve a proposed pipeline to the Pacific Coast. This will make it possible for oil produced in Canada to be shipped to the Asia-Pacific region, the Associated Press reports. According to the findings of the three-person review panel, the opening of this potential for export will play a vital role in the development of Canada's ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Developing the first CO2 pipeline standard

    “As Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) projects could become an important mitigation option related to climate change, this broad cooperation is an important step forward,” says project manager Frøydis Eldevik at DNV. Relating to CO2 pipeline transmission stakeholders today demand a robust, traceable and transparent approach that gives credibility to the proper management of the risks and ...


    By DNV GL

  • New Safety Requirements Set for Keystone Pipeline

    Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project. The defects - high rates of bad welds, dented pipe and damaged pipeline coating - have been fixed. But the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety ...


    By Associated Press

  • Canada regulator approves reversing pipeline flow

    Canada's National Energy Board approved Thursday a plan by Enbridge to reverse the flow of a pipeline that would allow for Western Canadian oil to be transported to Eastern Canada. The board's decision allows Enbridge to move 300,000 barrels of crude oil per day from Sarnia, Ontario, to Montreal. Line 9 originally shuttled oil from Sarnia to Montreal, but was reversed in the late '90s in response ...


    By Associated Press

  • PWA: A Strong Choice for Screening Assessment of Metallic Pipelines

    As pipelines across North America age and begin to reach their end-of-life cycles, utilities are faced with the task of assessing their network and determining the best course of action for maintaining reliable, efficient and sustainable levels of service. The task of selecting pipes for inspection, rehabilitation or replacement can be overwhelming. For the majority of metallic ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Pure Technologies makes waves with advanced pipeline robot

    What has a rotating head, modular feet, can quickly navigate up to 5 kilometres through turbid wastewater with ease, and deliver live video and integrity information that can aid in detecting leaks and other anomalies in underground pipes? It’s the third generation robotics crawler ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Ruby Pipeline Receives FERC Approval to Begin Construction

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 08/02/10 -- El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) announced today that the Ruby Pipeline Project has received Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approval to proceed and begin construction. "We are very pleased that we have final FERC approval," said Jim Cleary, president of El Paso's Western Pipeline Group. "This approval is a milestone, successfully ...


    By Marketwire

  • Canada OKs Oil Pipeline to the Pacific Coast

    Canada's government on Tuesday approved a controversial pipeline proposal that would bring oil to the Pacific Coast for shipment to Asia, a major step in the country's efforts to diversify its oil exports if it can overcome fierce opposition from environmental and aboriginal groups. Approval for Enbridge's Northern Gateway project was ...


    By Associated Press

  • EQT and NextEra Energy Announce Southeast Pipeline Project

    PITTSBURGH, PA – EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT) and NextEra US Gas Assets, LLC, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc (NYSE: NEE) today announced the commencement of a non-binding open season for the Mountain Valley Pipeline project, which is expected to connect Marcellus and Utica natural gas supply to demand markets in the Southeast region of the United States. The ...


    By NextEra Energy, Inc.

  • ExxonMobil Pipeline Company Continues Cleanup Operations in Montana

    ExxonMobil Pipeline Company provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Monday following a release of oil into the Yellowstone River. More than 280 people are now involved in the response and cleanup effort including ExxonMobil’s North America Regional Response Team, the Clean Harbors and ER oil spill response ...


    By ExxonMobil

  • Working environment safe from hazardous conditions

    PVM V819 technology provides microscope quality images in process environments The probe-based PVM (Particle Vision & Measurement) is designed for easy installation directly into a pipeline, reactor or other vessel in order to capture real-time particle and droplet images as they naturally exist in processes at full process concentration and under typical process temperatures and pressures. ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • National Energy Board not fulfilling its oversight role for pipeline safety

    The National Energy Board is not living up to what Canadians should expect in its oversight of federally regulated pipelines according to the Commissioner of the Environment. In an audit report tabled in the House of Commons today by environment commissioner, Julie Gelfand, key aspects of the National Energy Board oversight of federally regulated pipeline operations were found wanting. Overall, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • NEXT GENERATION ULTRAGRIP – A UNIQUE PIPELINE JOINTING SOLUTION IN DIAMETERS UP TO 400MM

    Viking Johnson has launched an exciting new design of its proven UltraGrip range of fully restrained pipeline coupling joints for water and gas applications. Now available in diameters up to 400mm, UltraGrip provides the ultimate sealing and gripping solution on ...


    By Viking Johnson

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Dedication

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), Conceived in 2011, the American River Pipeline Conveyance Project (Project) is an example of regional partners coming together to solve water supply reliability issues at a local level.  The Project was developed to provide a replacement water supply for Golden State Water Company’s (Golden State Water) ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • El Paso Pipeline Partners Provides 2011 Outlook, Expects Continued Growth

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/11 -- El Paso Pipeline Partners (NYSE: EPB) today announced its financial and operational outlook for 2011. "In only three years from our initial public offering, El Paso Pipeline Partners has increased its quarterly distributions to unit holders by more than 50 percent and is now one of the 10 largest publicly traded master limited partnerships," said Jim ...


    By Marketwire

  • Metropolitana Milanese Reduces Water Loss on Critical Steel Pipeline

    The common belief that the age of a pipe determines its condition is rarely correct – in many cases, a newer main can be in worse condition than one twice or three times as old. Instead, operational, environmental and installation factors have more impact on the condition of a buried asset. For utilities embarking on proactive management and assessment of their buried infrastructure, leak ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Metropolitana Milanese Reduces Water Loss on Critical Steel Pipeline

    Assessing the condition of buried water infrastructure can yield a variety of outcomes that are difficult to predict. Sometimes, they even seem random. The common belief that the age of a pipe determines its condition is rarely correct – in many cases, a newer main can be in worse condition than one twice or three times as old. Instead, operational, environmental and installation factors ...


    By Pure Technologies

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