Making Pipe Dream A Reality

January 2018 Vol. 73 No. 1

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking – the process of cracking rock deep underground to release oil and gas – has revolutionized the oil and gas industry and helped reduce U.S. reliance on foreign oil. Industry estimates…


UCT & Market Perspectives

January 2018 Vol. 73 No. 1

By Robert Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief The first major event of 2018 is the annual Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition (UCT) scheduled for Jan. 30 – Feb. 1 in New Orleans. By now, most have…


Global Energy, Pipeline Outlook

November 2017 Vol. 72 No. 11

By Jeff Awalt Executive Editor Despite ongoing challenges, there is growing confidence among analysts that 2017 marks a turning point in several key areas that drive long-term demand for natural gas development and pipeline construction.…