TransCanada PipeLines Ltd. is beginning a busy summer season of construction and maintenance on its 14,492-km Canadian main line. Shown here is pipe-laying near Brandon, Man.
TransCanada PipeLines Ltd., Calgary, has finalized its summer schedule for maintenance and construction on its 14,492-km Canadian main line system.
The firm let 11 construction contracts with a total value of $430 million (Canadian) for pipeline maintenance, looping, and compressor-station construction (OGJ, June 15, 1998, p. 36).
The summer construction and maintenance program is part of TransCanada's 1998 plan to increase main line capacity by 417 MMcfd to 7.3 bcfd. The company expe...