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  • ShaleNavigator Adds National Pipeline Coverage, Expands Mapping Services Beyond Marcellus Shale to US Coverage

    ShaleNavigator has now added national gas pipeline coverage to its mapping service, covering all the major US Shale Plays. "With new drilling technologies allowing companies to rapidly move across the various shale plays, ShaleNavigator ...


  • Water map shows billions at risk

    About 80% of the world's population lives in areas where the freshwater supply is not secure, according to a new global analysis. Writing in the journal Nature, researchers have compiled a composite index of 'water threats' including issues such as scarcity and pollution. The most severe threat category encompasses 3.4 billion people. Vörösmarty et al. state that conserving water ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • Water map shows billions at risk

    About 80% of the world’s population lives in areas where the freshwater supply is not secure, according to a new global analysis. Writing in the journal Nature, researchers have compiled a composite index of ‘water threats’ including issues such as scarcity and pollution. The most severe threat category encompasses 3.4 billion people. Vörösmarty et al. state that ...


  • Swift approval sought for Midwest oil pipeline

    A Canadian company's plan to build an oil pipeline that will stretch for hundreds of miles through the Midwest, including through many sensitive waterways, is quietly on the fast-track to approval - just not the one you're thinking of. As the Keystone XL pipeline remains mired in the national debate over environmental safety and climate change, another company, Enbridge Inc. of Calgary, Alberta, ...


    By Associated Press

  • The Keystone Pipeline is a Bad Investment – Andrew Winston

    For a pipeline that will have less than negligible impact on the U.S. economy, the Keystone XL has certainly gotten a lot of attention. I wrote a piece for my HBR blog last week with my take on it. It began like this… The Keystone XL — a proposed addition to a network of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Real-time Data - Know the Pulse of your Pipeline Network

    You can now keep control of your pipeline infrastructure with Perseus, the mobile web-based application from The Sniffers. Perseus enables you to govern your pipeline infrastructure and the related or influencing objects in real time from the place of action or from your office. During inspections on site, all observations, visuals and measurement are immediately registered and made online ...


    By The Sniffers NV

  • 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 ...

  • Augusta Announces Shipment of Eight EFM Corrosion Monitoring Systems to Enbridge Pipelines

    Augusta Industries, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AAO) ("Augusta" or the "Corporation"), through its wholly owned subsidiaries FOX-TEK Canada Inc. a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce that, further to its press release of January 10,2012, FOX TEK Canada Inc has shipped the eight (8) Electric Field Mapping ("EFM") monitoring systems. The eight (8) ...


  • Canadian National Energy Board releases Pipeline Safety Engagement Report

    The National Energy Board (NEB) has released Engaging Canadians on Pipeline Safety. The report follows from a 34 city national engagement tour that the NEB Chair and CEO Peter Watson started in January 2015 in Atlantic Canada. The tour concluded on June 3 in Calgary with the NEB Pipeline Safety Forum. The report summarizes what the NEB heard during the engagement tour. It ...


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  • Latest Generation Robotic Crawler Takes Pipeline Inspections To The Next Level

    What has a rotating head, modular feet, can quickly navigate up to 2.9 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 from Pure Technologies Ltd. ("Pure" or the "Company") (TSX: PUR), a global leader in the development of ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Heartland Institute Reacts to Obama’s Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

    The Obama administration announced today it will block construction of the Keystone XL pipeline that would deliver close to 1 million barrels of oil per day from neighboring Canada to U.S. refineries. Please see this map (PDF) depicting the underlying Ogallala Aquifer (lavender ...


  • Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines

    There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation's highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be at least a short-term answer. But heels dig deep when it comes to those thorniest of questions: how and where? Proposals to build or expand natural gas pipelines are met with an upswell of citizen discontent. At ...


    By Associated Press

  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Making History Again: Louisville Water Deploys Purerobotics for PCCP Condition Assessment and GIS Mapping

    To many history buffs, “the prettiest ornamental water tower and pumping station” in the U.S. belongs to Louisville Water Company (Louisville Water). In 1860, the water company, which today provides water to more than 850,000 people in Louisville, Kentucky and surrounding communities, built its first water tower and ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • EPA Update on Yellowstone River Oil Spill (Silvertip Pipeline), August 12th, 2011

    EPA continues to oversee the response to the ExxonMobil Silvertip Pipeline Spill on the Yellowstone River near Billings, Mont. EPA will take whatever steps are necessary to ensure ExxonMobil Pipeline Company addresses any and all potential impacts of this spill. EPA will continue to direct and oversee the cleanup and restoration of the Yellowstone River and will continue to work to ensure ...

  • Qatar to discuss Smart City road map in Arab Future Cities Summit 2014

    Doha will once again play host to the Middle East’s premier smart cities event, Arab Future Cities Summit on 7th and 8th April, 2014 at Sheraton Doha Resort and Convention Hotel. Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdul Rahman Bin Khalifa Al Thani, ...


    By Expotrade Global

  • EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (silvertip pipeline), July 28, 2011 (MT)

    EPA continues to oversee the response to the ExxonMobil Silvertip Pipeline Spill on the Yellowstone River. At this point, there are nearly 900 personnel engaged in cleanup and shoreline assessment efforts. Unified Command has conducted helicopter lift operations to get equipment into areas that were previously inaccessible to cleanup crews and to remove contaminated debris. This has accelerated ...

  • Augusta Announces Deal With Enbridge Pipelines for the Sale of Eight EFM Corrosion Monitoring Systems

    Augusta Industries Inc. ("Augusta" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE: AAO), through its wholly owned subsidiaries FOX-TEK Canada Inc. a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce that FOX-TEK Canada Inc. has been awarded a contract for eight (8) more Electric Field Mapping ("EFM") monitoring systems. The eight (8) systems were ordered by ...


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