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  1. AER orders Nexen to shut 95 pipelines at Long Lake

    Online Articles

    Mon, 31 Aug 2015

    28 ordered Nexen Energy ULC to shut 95 pipelines at its Long Lake oil sands operations due to noncompliance in pipeline maintenance and monitoring. The lines carry crude oil, natural gas, salt water, fresh water, and emulsion. AER in July reported that

  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. 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. 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. 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

  4. OGJ Newsletter

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Aug 2015

    TSB said in its investigation report. They resulted from factors such as weakened soil support due to years of pipeline maintenance , record-low temperatures, recent work at and around the valve site that might have driven frost deeper into

  5. Report: Old crack caused Canadian pipe break

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    Wed, 29 Jul 2015

    TSB said in its investigation report. They resulted from factors such as weakened soil support due to years of pipeline maintenance , record-low temperatures, recent work at and around the valve site that might have driven frost deeper into

  6. 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

  7. INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT—1: Argentine NGL case study applies economic procedure

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 9 Jun 2008

    Procedure An MFL intelligent pig inspection conducted after 4 years of uninterrupted pipeline operation fulfilled the pipeline maintenance plan. The MFL pig inspection, though not the focus of this work, is an important step of a pipeline integrity

  8. 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

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