TCPL installation proves commercial use of X-100 pipe

TransCanada PipeLines Ltd., by virtue of a test conducted fourth quarter of last year, has confirmed the constructability of the latest development in higher strength, thinner wall line pipe.In October 2002 and as part of its 64-km Westpath expansion, TransCanada welded into place and successfully hydrotested 1 km of 48-in. X-100 linepipe.Last month, company officials met with representatives of the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board to make their final report on the X-100 project to the provincial regulatory body, according to Alan Glover, TCPL project manager in charge of the test installation.In addition, Glover told Oil & Gas Journal, X-100 is now listed in the Canadian Standards Asso...

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