Industry News

PRCI opens new Technology Development Center in Houston


The Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) has officially opened its new Technology Development Center (TDC) in Houston, Texas, designed to address the key issues the energy pipeline industry is facing to ensure the safety and integrity of national and international pipeline infrastructure.

Enterprise Products Partners is to sell its offshore Gulf of Mexico pipelines and services business to Genesis Energy for approximately $US1.5 billion in cash.

The United States has overtaken Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest oil producer last year, according to BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2015.

Three North American pipeline companies have signed a Joint Industry Partnership (JIP) agreement to conduct research into aerial-based leak detection technologies, in the interest of enhancing across-the-board pipeline safety.

BP to sell North Sea gas pipeline asset


BP is to sell its equity in the Central Area Transmission System (CATS) business in the UK North Sea to European infrastructure manager

National Energy Board launches online pipeline incident map


Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) has launched an online interactive pipeline incident map that offers Canadians the opportunity to view...

Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) has initiated work on its 2015 Research Portfolio, as approved by the Board of Directors.

Kinder Morgan will acquire Hiland Partners (Hiland) and associated pipeline assets from its founder, Harold Hamm.

The Pipeline Research Council International has announced its 2014 Research Portfolio as approved by the Board of Directors at its September, 2013, meeting in Austin, Texas, US.

OMS completes pipe services for Barzan Gas Project


Pipe measurement specialist Optical Metrology Services has completed a pipe measurement survey and fit-up project for RasGas, the Qatar-based joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil.

Cortez Subsea secures patent for shallow-water pipelay technology


Subsea services and technology products company Cortez Subsea has been granted a UK patent for its Modular Pipelay System, making new shallow-water pipelay technology available in the North Sea for...

Indian Oil Corporation awards pipeline coating contract to Denso


Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, India’s biggest pipeline operator and one of the world’s leading oil companies, has awarded a tender of more than 2.4 million square metres of high quality...

Myth busting – I don’t have enough data (Part 2)


The first part of this discussion, which was published in the June edition of Pipelines International, hopefully dispelled some myths about low data availability....

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