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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...

PHMSA proposes pipeline accident notification regulations

Jul 2, 2015 The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has proposed new federal oil and gas pipeline accident and notification regulations. Operators would be required to notify the National...

Origin lets contract for Otway basin fields

Jul 2, 2015 Origin Energy Ltd., Sydney, has let a $1.3 million (Aus.) contract to Wood Group Kenny for provision of a detailed engineering design for the onshore pipelines related to Halladale, Black Watch, an...

API to issue recommended practice to address pipeline safety

Jul 1, 2015 The American Petroleum Institute expects to issue a new recommended practice in another few weeks that addresses pipeline safety issues, but the trade association is equally working on challenges i...

Shell Midstream Partners takes interest in Poseidon oil pipeline

Jul 1, 2015 Shell Midstream Partners LP has completed its acquisition of 36% equity interest in Poseidon Oil Pipeline Co. LLC from Equilon Enterprises LLC, a subsidiary of Shell Oil Products US, for $350 milli...

Shell makes FID on Appomattox deepwater development in Gulf of Mexico

Jul 1, 2015 Royal Dutch Shell PLC has taken a final investment decision (FID) on the Appomattox deepwater development, authorizing construction and installation of the company’s eighth and largest floating pla...

Case for Keystone XL has grown stronger, TransCanada tells Kerry

Jun 30, 2015 Canada is taking strong steps toward combating climate change, and the proposed Keystone XL pipeline crude oil pipeline remains in the US national interest, TransCanada Corp. said in a June 29 lett...

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