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  • Cleanup Continuing at Location of Crude Oil Spill by ExxonMobil Pipeline Company

    Cleanup operations were continuing at the site of a spill of crude oil on remote rural property near Torbert LA, ExxonMobil Pipeline Company said today. The oil from the North Line crude pipeline was contained in the immediate area and recovery efforts began on Sunday. Crews used vacuum trucks to recover the oil. Additional resources will be available on Monday ...


    By ExxonMobil

  • 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.

  • Fast detection of leakage location

    Acoustic data logger systems have been in use for 10 years in the water supply business. These devices are to pre-locate leaks, and with the new AZ100 Radio Data Logger made by the F.A.S.T. GmbH, leakages on supply pipelines can be detected in an even more economical and more time-saving ...


    By F.A.S.T. GmbH

  • Pipeline repair during the holidays

    We received a call late on Thursday afternoon, with the news of a leaking pipe. With our strategically located site engineers working around the clock, we had an engineer on site assessing the situation hours later. An encapsulating repair muffler agreed to be the most effective solution and was designed, manufactured, tested and installed within 24 hours. On Good Friday, we sent an experienced ...


    By UTS Engineering Ltd

  • Calgary Conference to Examine Controversial Pipeline

    A high-stakes decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which would connect Alberta with the United States Gulf Coast, will receive high-level attention at the fifth annual Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies Conference & Exhibition ...


    By PennWell Corporation

  • US issues permit for oil sands pipeline

    The US State Department has issued a Presidential Permit to Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership to enable construction of the Alberta Clipper pipeline for the transport of crude oil from the Canadian oil sands to US refineries. The 1,000-mile/1,607-km pipeline will run from Hardisty, Alberta, Canada, to Superior, Wisconsin. Construction in the United States will consist of two components that ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ADS Acquires Severn Trent Pipeline Services - Pipeline Products and Services Expand ADS Offerings

    Untitled Document Huntsville , AL (August 2, 2006) ADS ® LLC, formerly ADS Corporation, today announces the acquisition of Severn Trent Pipeline Services, a division of Severn Trent ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Plains pipeline to spend $41 million to prevent oil spills across 10,000 miles of pipeline (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Justice Department announced that Plains All American Pipeline and several of its operating subsidiaries have agreed to spend approximately $41 million to upgrade 10,420 miles of crude oil pipeline operated in the United States. The settlement resolves Plains’ Clean Water Act violations for 10 crude oil spills in Texas, Louisiana, ...

  • EPA releases information from ExxonMobil Pipeline Company

    Pursuant to Section 308 of the Clean Water Act, EPA has requested information from ExxonMobil regarding the oil released from the Pegasus pipeline disaster in Mayflower, Arkansas. EPA, along with other federal, state and local agencies, are on location to monitor the responsible party, ExxonMobil Pipeline Company's work in addressing the spill impacts. In response to EPA's information request, ...

  • ExxonMobil Pipeline Company Provides Update on Cleanup Operations

    ExxonMobil Pipeline Company provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Sunday evening following a release of oil into the Yellowstone River. More than 120 people were involved in the response and cleanup effort including ExxonMobil’s North America Regional Response Team, the Clean Harbors oil spill response organization, and additional contractors. ...


    By ExxonMobil

  • Need Sandbags for Pipeline Development? the SandMaster is ready and available!

    2012 Worldwide Pipeline Construction Report With 118,623 miles of pipelines  planned or under construction, with 12,000-15,000 sandbags required per mile,  somewhere between 1.4 and 1.7 billion sandbags will be needed. The SandMaster with its capability of creating 15,000-18,000 sandbags in a 24 hour period would be a great asset for those in the pipeline business. ...


    By Barrier Systems, LLC

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Orders in the pipeline support Colombia’s increased flow of oil

    The Colombian Bicentennial Pipeline will improve the country’s crude oil transportation infrastructure and keep pace with burgeoning production. The three-stage project will run for nearly 1000 kilometres from the Llanos region of the country to the port of Coveñas on the Pacific coast. The pipeline will encompass 42 and 36 inch pipe diameters and have a capacity of up to 600,000 ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Oil pipeline blasts in eastern China kill 22

    Leaked oil from a ruptured pipeline in an eastern Chinese port city exploded Friday, killing at least 35 people, injuring 166 and contaminating the sea in one the country's worst industrial accidents of the year, authorities said. The leaked oil triggered two huge blasts, one of them tearing up concrete along a city road in Qingdao. Photos ...


    By Associated Press

  • Valve automation delivers centralised monitoring and control to pipeline network

    A programme of valve motorisation is a central feature of an extensive automation project that will obtain, store and process data in real time from a network of liquid hydrocarbon product pipelines in Latin America. The project is installing a SCADA control system for the integration, monitoring and control of valves at more than 100 refining product, storage and injection sites on over 2500 ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Spectra Energy Selects Elster Ultrasonic Meters for Pipeline Project

    RALEIGH, N.C., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster (NYSE: ELT) today announced that Spectra Energy has selected Elster Instromet to supply 16 Q.Sonic ultrasonic meters to provide natural gas custody transfer measurement for one ...


    By Elster Group - Honeywell

  • EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline)

    As the second week of the oil spill cleanup begins, EPA staff are optimistic about receding water levels in the Yellowstone River, which will allow access to previously inaccessible portions of the river. This news comes as data becomes available from testing and monitoring conducted last week. A map for both water and air monitoring data is now available at ...

  • 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 ...

  • New pipeline safety rule pending after increase in accidents

    A long-delayed rule to strengthen safety requirements for pipelines that move oil and other hazardous liquids will be unveiled this month following a recent surge in accidents, the U.S. government's pipeline safety administrator said Friday. More than five years in the making, the rule will determine if extra safety measures required in environmentally sensitive and populated areas should be ...


    By Associated Press

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