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  1. Programmed route markers increase efficiency, safety

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 Dec 2006

    New buried identification marker technology offers potential improvements in oil and gas pipeline - maintenance efficiency and reduction of the likelihood of accidental damage and associated safety hazards. Electronic marking, locating

  2. Medgaz IM approach predicts cost savings

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 21 Aug 2006

    implementation of the Medgaz Integrity Management System (MIMS) is expected to offer savings of 10-20% on pipeline maintenance through guaranteed up-time and risk reduction in operating the deepwater pipeline system. The ultradeepwater

  1. TransCanada details summer pipeline construction plans

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 22 Jun 1998

    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

  2. Composite wrap approved for U.S. gas-pipeline repairs

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 9 Oct 1995

    Editor The U.S. agency that oversees pipeline safety has taken the unusual step of waiving certain natural-gas pipeline maintenance regulations and permitted a group of gas-pipeline operators to perform repairs with a patented composite wrap

  3. Lagging pipelines create US gulf light sweet crude glut

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Mar 2014

    Minn., a market that typically discounts Bakken crude oil and is sensitive to regional refinery maintenance, pipeline maintenance , and Canadian supply disruptions. True Cos.' system—including the Belle Fourche, Bridger, and Butte pipeline

  4. Pipeline safety forum speakers emphasize ongoing, shared process

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 25 Apr 2011

    faces." He added that the pipeline industry also might need to go to universities and help develop programs for pipeline maintenance and corrosion protection. "Like other parts of the oil and gas industry, we have an ageing workforce and few

  5. Pipeline safety forum speakers emphasize ongoing, shared process

    Online Articles

    Tue, 19 Apr 2011

    faces.” He added that the pipeline industry also might need to go to universities and help develop programs for pipeline maintenance and corrosion protection. “Like other parts of the oil and gas industry, we have an ageing workforce and few graduates

  6. OTC: Speakers call for investment in staff, technology

    Online Articles

    Wed, 13 May 2009

    Technology challenges Baker Hughes plans to maintain its research and development budget; it has spent $450 million on pipeline maintenance issues. Deaton warned, however, that companies could cut their technology budgets as they try to balance the

  7. NTSB finds fusion weld variances in pipe from San Bruno blast

    Online Articles

    Wed, 15 Dec 2010

    include pipeline control and operations, regulation and oversight, human performance, survival factors, and pipeline maintenance and records,” it indicated. PG&E said in a response that while NTSB’s update noted a discrepancy in the local

  8. Pipeliners, wave the flag!

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 24 Jan 2011

    practices maintenance in general costs money. But even in purely fiscal terms, the upfront costs of proper pipeline maintenance likely pale in comparison with the costs imposed not just by the repairs, settlements, and legal proceedings