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  • NRDC: Tar sands pipeline fails presidential test

    President Obama said today he would not okay the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline unless it "does not significantly exacerbate the problem of carbon pollution." Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, director of the international program with the Natural Resources Defense Council, made the following statement: “The president made it emphatic: he won't green light a tar sands pipeline that means more ...

  • 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

  • Regulators order pipeline testing, other steps after spill

    The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration required Plains All American Pipeline to remove the damaged section of pipe, test it and empty the remainder of the line. The ...


    By Associated Press

  • U.S. Department of Energy Publishes STWA's Oil Pipeline Efficiency Test Results

    STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), a developer of energy efficiency technologies in the multi-billion dollar oil pipeline and diesel engine markets, announced today that ...


  • Metallurgical Testing May Reveal the Cause of Recent Fuel Pipeline Failure

    Last month, over 116,000 gallons spilled from a ruptured fuel pipeline in Wellington, Ohio.  The 60 year old pipeline runs for 107 miles and was shutdown following the leak. A football field-sized area was contaminated with a variety of toxic chemicals that included toluene, ethylbenzene and benzene.    The spill resulted in the evacuation of numerous residents around the area ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Neptune Benson introduces environmentally friendly ETS-UV pipeline testing equipment

    Neptune Benson, a leading manufacturer of commercial filtration systems, ETS-UV disinfection systems, and components, provides a custom solution for water used for pipeline testing.   This ETS-UV compact testing unit joins a host of sustainable products custom engineered for the oil & gas and petrochemical industries. ...


  • 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

  • STWA Ships Oil Pipeline Efficiency Unit to PetroChina CPP/CNPC for Phase II Testing

    STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), a developer of applied solutions for oil and fuel delivery systems in the multi-billion dollar oil pipeline and diesel engine markets, ...


  • PetroChina R&D Center Issues Plans for STWA's Oil Pipeline Efficiency Technology Phase II Field Loop Testing

    STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), a developer of applied solutions for oil and fuel delivery systems in the multi-billion dollar oil pipeline and diesel engine markets, ...


  • House overwhelmingly approves Keystone XL pipeline

    The House overwhelmingly passed a bill on Friday authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline, despite a renewed pledge by the White House to veto the legislation after a Nebraska court removed a major obstacle. The House voted 266-153 to approve measure, with 28 Democrats voting in support. It was one of the first pieces of legislation considered by the Republican-controlled Congress and the 10th ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • Tests Conducted by Major Pipeline Company to Detect Biodiesel in Diesel Fuels with Wilks Biodiesel Analyzer

    Seven weeks of on-site tests were recently completed at a major pipeline company in the Southwest to determine the effectiveness of the InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, Model EB, for detecting biodiesel contamination in diesel fuels about to enter the pipeline. Over 20 different diesel fuels were tested for the presence of biodiesel and if they would cause false positive readings. The testing ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Neptune Benson’s ETS-UV provides custom ‘green’ solution for North Slope Alaska pipeline testing project

    Neptune Benson, a leading manufacturer of commercial filtration systems, ETS-UV disinfection systems, and components, provides custom solutions for water used in pipeline testing. This ETS-UV compact skidded unit joins a host of sustainable products custom engineered for the oil and gas and petrochemical industries. Increased regulation on discharge requirements has led to greater demand for ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • ASTM G42 - 11 Standard Test Method for Cathodic Disbonding of Pipeline Coatings Subjected to Elevated Temperatures

    Damage to pipe coating is almost unavoidable during transportation and construction. Breaks or holidays in pipe coatings may expose the pipe to possible corrosion since, after a pipe has been installed underground, the surrounding earth will be ...


    By ASTM International

  • Major report shows keystone XL tar sands pipeline would worsen climate change and fails president’s climate test

    The proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would significantly boost the carbon pollution that drives climate change, failing the test set by President Obama, according to a detailed analysis by the Natural Resources Defense Council. In just one key way, over its 50-year life, the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would add up to 1.2 billion metric tons more carbon pollution than if it carried ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Former Obama adviser: Build Keystone XL pipeline

    President Barack Obama's former national security adviser said Thursday that Obama should approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline to send Russian President Vladimir Putin a message that "international bullies" can't use energy security as a weapon. The comments by retired Gen. James Jones came as Democrats grappled with the election-year dilemma that the pipeline poses for them. Wealthy Democratic ...


    By Associated Press

  • Response by operator of broken oil pipeline faces scrutiny

    Firefighters, emergency workers and officials from Plains All American Pipeline had gathered last week at a fire station preparing to train for the worst - an oil spill - when a 911 call came in reporting a noxious smell in the air at a nearby beach. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department rushed to the shoreline, where they discovered oil flowing across a beach and into the Pacific. What was ...


    By Associated Press

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    DALLAS ReportsandReports Announce it Will Carry the Pipeline Insight: Osteoporosis - Bone building drugs become the heart of the pipeline Market Research Report in its Store. Browse the complete Report on: ...


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