SPECIAL REPORT: Pipeline construction plans continue slide despite growth in natural gas

Christopher E. SmithPipeline EditorPlanned pipeline construction to be completed in 2011 fell by more than 28% from the previous year, with sharp drops in planned crude and products pipelines more than countering expanded natural gas construction plans.Operators plan to complete installation of 8,327 miles in 2011 alone (Table 1), with natural gas construction's share of the plans (more than 6,600 miles) making up nearly 80% of the total, based on reports from the world's pipeline operating companies and data collected by Oil & Gas Journal.Looking forward, to 2011 and beyond, reveals that for the third consecutive year less mileage is planned than had been the case the previous year, ...

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