NEB to enforce abandonment funding-collection mechanism

Starting on 1 January, 2015, National Energy Board-regulated pipeline companies in Canada must have a set-aside mechanism in place to begin accumulating funds to pay for pipeline abandonment.

International oil and gas services provider Petrofac has been awarded a contract worth more than $US970 million for the gas gathering, treatment, and export facilities package of the Reggane North Development Project located in the Reggane basin of the Algerian Sahara desert, 1,500 km south-west of Algiers.

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.

Another successful Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Management Conference and Exhibition (PPIM) has been held this week at the Marriott Westchase Hotel in Houston, Texas.

Are you involved in subsea pipeline engineering?

The technical pipeline training course taking place in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is fast approaching – have you registered yet?

PPIM Houston kicks off in two weeks

With only two weeks to go until the 26th International Pipeline Pigging and Integrity Management Conference, now is the time to make sure you don’t miss out.

TransCanada Corporation’s Gulf Coast Project has begun delivering crude oil to Texas refineries. The completion of this $US2.3 billion crude oil pipeline provides a direct connection between the important oil hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, and delivery points on the US Gulf Coast.

The 26th International Pipeline Pigging and Integrity Management Conference will focus on developments in safe pipeline operation.

Tiratsoo Technical and Clarion Technical Conferences will host a subsea pipeline engineering course in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from 24–28 February, 2014.

Bahrain event heats up with Saudi Aramco support

With Saudi Aramco officially confirming its support for the upcoming International Conference and Exhibition for Best Practices in Pipeline Operations & Integrity Management by securing the Platinum Elite sponsorship, the...

A new generation of leak-detection systems for pipelines based on acoustic technology

Leaks in pipelines have always been a concern due to the implied risks and the costs associated. This becomes even more critical...

Improve weld quality and operator control

Today’s stringent pipe welding applications require high-quality welding. The root pass is generally the most difficult weld to make, yet it is typically the most critical one to get right....

Positive perceptions of pipelines: PLAN

Established in August 2006, the Pipeline Professionals’ Association of Nigeria works to promote knowledge, professionalism and efficiency in the management of pipelines in Nigeria to its members. Here, Pipelines International...

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