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Weld toughness study advances reeled clad pipes' deepwater potential

May 4, 2015

Sensitivity studies suggest toughness is often more critical than strength in subsea pipeline welds, especially narrow-bevel mechanized welds.

Near-term pipeline plans shrink, longer-term growth returns

Feb 2, 2015 Planned pipeline construction to be completed in 2015 slipped 30% from forecasts for 2014, with expected products, crude, and natural gas project completions all softer even as future planned milea...

Crude-by-rail safety standards call for better tank cars, reduced speeds

Oct 21, 2014 The US Department of Transportation has proposed new rules for transporting crude by rail that are designed to lessen the frequency and consequences of train accidents by reducing the speed of trai...

Crude oil pipeline growth, revenues surge; construction costs mount

Sep 1, 2014 US pipeline operators continued to expand their systems rapidly in 2013. Investment in oil pipeline carrier property surged last year, rising roughly $14 billion to more than double the values seen...

Bill is wrong way to speed gas pipeline approvals, House panel told

May 27, 2015 A bill that would give the US Department of the Interior authority to approve natural gas pipelines crossing National Parks Service land is unnecessary and unwanted, a US Bureau of Land Management ...

Affected portion of ruptured California pipeline to be removed soon

May 26, 2015 The affected portion of ruptured Plains All American Pipeline Line 901 is expected to be removed and replaced soon, a company official said on May 25 as crews continued cleaning up crude oil releas...

QCLNG begins commercial operations, gets CNOOC pipeline sale approval

May 22, 2015 BG Group subsidiary QGC has taken operational control of Train 1 at its Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) plant from Bechtel Australia, which built it. BG Group’s Train 1 equity partner, China National...

Statoil’s Gudrun condensate leak could have been major incident

May 21, 2015

Statoil ASA said a Feb. 18 condensate leak at its Gudrun platform in the North Sea could have been much worse, even fatal, if anyone would have been present at the time.

Ruptured Plains All American crude oil line causes Pacific spill

May 20, 2015 Plains All American Pipeline LP’s Coastal Line crude pipeline ruptured May 19 in Santa Barbara, Calif., spilling more than 500 bbl into the Pacific Ocean, according to Governor’s Office of Emergenc...

Atlantic Coast Pipeline identifies alternate route segments

May 19, 2015 Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC (ACP) has identified several alternate route segments as potentially having the least impact to environmental, historic, and cultural resources and is incorporating them...

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