Oil/Gas Pipelines Integrity management

Army Corps Plans Thorough Review of Great Lakes Tunnel Plan

The Army Corps plans an extensive review of an Enbridge oil pipeline project planned to be placed under a Great Lakes channel.

Biden Pledges Aggressive Response to Pipeline Cyber Attacks

President Joe Biden pledges to respond aggressively to the cyber attacks on Colonial Pipeline.

Michigan Agency to Include Climate in Tunnel Permit Review

An agency in Michigan delivered a spilt decision over an underground oil pipeline that connects two of the Great Lakes.

Hearing to Decide Fate of Dakota Access Pipeline Permit

A hearing for the Dakota Access Pipeline permit on April 9 will decide whether or not operation will be put on hold.

Regulators Fined Gas Utility $900K for Pipeline Violations

Regulators in Indiana fined CenterPoint for pipeline violations.

Report: Gas Pipeline Builder Changed Plans Without Approval

A report found that Vermont Gas made several changes to an approved construction plan for a gas pipeline without informing the Public Utility Commission.

Mountain Valley Pipeline Changes Strategy on Permits

Mountain Valley Pipeline plans to abandon its blanket permit and instead apply for individual approvals.

Electro Scan Completes Trial Project for new Pipeline Inspection Technology

Electro Scan announced that it has completed a trial project of its new pipeline inspection technology with Sydney Water, Australia’s largest water utility.

Corrosion Blamed for 2018 Canadian Pipeline Blast

An explosion and fire in 2018 along an Enbridge Inc natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia was caused by corrosion, Canada's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) said on Wednesday.

First Look: Utilizing Inertial Navigation Technology for 3D Mapping, Locating, Management

Over the last two decades, significant advances have been made in the quality and application of inertial navigation technology targeted at mapping underground pipe and duct assets. This article provides information on pipeline technologies that are available to map a minimum internal diameter (ID) of 1.6-inch to larger sizes. The pipeline mapping system offers a range of solutions that can map any pipe, regardless of its material, depth or type of utility.