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Oil and Gas News
Mar 20, 2020
Pipelines
Garlock's Jim Drago explains how the raised surface profile of PTFE sheet gasket helped a midstream oil and gas processor address leaky pipes Bolted flange-gasket connections in process piping systems are common and given little thought – unless they start to leak. Chronic leakage proved to be an issue for one of our clients, a midstream oil and gas processor and services... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 17, 2020
Pumps
A new and low-cost approach to multiphase metering – the process of determining the make-up of crude oil as it’s pumped from the reservoir – has been demonstrated by engineers from Brunel University London. Crude oil is extracted as a mixture of oil, gas, water and sand, which is separated and processed before making its way downstream to be turned into usable... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 5, 2020
Pipelines
Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge has released a statement in response to the Transportation Safety Board’s (TSB) investigation into the Shelley natural gas pipeline incident. The incident took place on 9 October 2018, around 13.5km north of Prince George in British Columbia, Canada. According to news outlet CBC, the explosion was caused by stress cracks in the... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 4, 2020
Pipelines
Subsea technology and services company Cortez Subsea has won myriad 3D inspection contracts in the past year, which combined are worth over £1.5 million (€1.7 million). The company has carried out work offshore Malaysia using the MCS Photo Realistic 3D Cloud (PRC), a subsea camera and software system that scans structures and pipeline sections to create a 3D cloud... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 4, 2020
Pipelines
The American Petroleum Institute (API) has issued a new standard for pipeline inspectors that is expected to enhance safety and sustainability during pipeline construction. The pipeline standard, API Recommended Practice (RP) 1169, Pipeline Construction Inspection, Second Edition, updates the issues that pipeline inspectors should review when overseeing each phase of... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 3, 2020
Pipelines
Italian energy giant Eni has successfully completed the construction of a gas pipeline connecting Bir Rebaa Nord (BRN) and Menzel Ledjmet Est (LME) fields in the Berkine Basin, located in southeastern Algeria. The pipeline measures 185km in length with a diameter of 16 inches, and has a transport capacity of seven million cubic metres of gas per day. The project... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 3, 2020
Pipelines
The US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have updated a 2004 agreement that defines the agencies’ respective responsibilities regarding pipeline safety and security. “This action will improve the safety and security of our nation’s energy infrastructure,”... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 27, 2020
Pipelines
EPIC Crude has successfully commissioned its 30-inch permanent crude oil pipeline, with the first deliveries of crude oil made from the Permian Basin to the market in Corpus Christi, Texas, US. With the start of deliveries through this new pipeline, the company has now ceased interim service deliveries from the 24-inch EPIC Y-Grade pipeline. The new infrastructure extends... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 27, 2020
Pipelines
Hexagon Composites business division Hexagon Mobile Pipeline has won an order for TITAN XL modules with an estimated value of $1.7 million (€1.55 million) from a gas distributor in Mexico. The modules will be used to transport compressed natural gas (CNG) to industrial operations and gas island cities lacking pipeline access. “Our high capacity modules enable... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 26, 2020
Pipelines
Global energy services company Shawcor’s pipe coating division has signed a contract with Subsea 7 to provide thermal insulation coating services for two projects: the Woodside Sangomar offshore and the Baltic Pipe offshore projects. The contract for the Sangomar project, which is located offshore Senegal, was valued at around CAD$30-50 million (€20.7-34.6 million).... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 25, 2020
Pipelines
Video artificial intelligence specialist IntelliView Technologies has launched the Dual Camera Analytic Module – Methane, the company’s first machine vision system designed for continuous monitoring and autonomous real-time detection of methane leaks. The DCAM-M consists of a thermal imager, a visual sensor and built-in image processing software. The fixed-format... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 24, 2020
Pipelines
Phillips 66 Partners has reached an agreement with Phillips 66 to acquire its 50% interest in the Liberty pipeline, for around $75 million (€69.3 million). “The Liberty pipeline is a great addition to the Phillips 66 Partners portfolio,” said Greg Garland, Phillips 66 Partners’ chairman and CEO. “It is a strong organic project and continues our strategy of... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 24, 2020
Pipelines
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has recommended for approval NOVA Gas Transmission’s (NGTL) natural gas pipeline expansion project. The 2021 System Expansion project includes around 344km of natural gas pipeline in eight loops and three compressor station unit additions. The pipeline is expected to start near Grande Prairie in Alberta, Canada and end just north... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 21, 2020
Pipelines
Energy infrastructure company Snam has signed a cooperation agreement with Azerbaijan’s state-owned energy company SOCAR related to the development of renewable gases and use of sustainable energy, with a view to their delivery through the Trans Adriatic Pipeline in the future. Both companies own a 20% stake in the TAP pipeline, which is part of the Southern Gas Corridor,... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 20, 2020
Pipelines
In partnership with QiO Technologies, Penspen has developed THEIA as an environment for pipeline operators around the world to access Penspen’s expertise in defect assessment and asset integrity management. The new project is part of Penspen’s ongoing commitment to the digital transformation of its services. THEIA combines Penspen’s technical expertise, industry... [Read More]


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