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- Attention pipeline problem solvers. Barlas, Stephen // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Jan97, Vol. 224 Issue 1, p8
Focuses on the US Department of Transportation's Risk Management Demonstration program that will allow the natural gas pipeline companies to devise their own safety programs. Finalization of program details on January 28, 1997 in New Orleans, Louisiana; Selection of the participants.
- Pipeline Remote Operations: The Human Factor. Shephard, Tom // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Apr2013, Vol. 240 Issue 4, p72
The article focuses on how an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) can reduce personnel and asset risks that were caused by human-centered risk factors in remote pipeline systems. It states that an EOC with an appropriate organization, staffing, and procedure provides additional "eyes on" from a...
- Safety on Steroids. Parker, David N. // American Gas;May2008, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p2
The author discusses updates related to the American Gas Association (AGA) in the U.S. The association is prioritizing the introduction of its distribution integrity management program (DIMP) rule, which they are expected to release in June 2008. The AGA has taken a leadership role in ensuring...
- New inspection device available. // Underground Construction;Nov97, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p10
Reports on the inspection device for pipelines developed by Pennsylvania State engineers.
- Blast at Ukraine gas pipeline said to be due to bomb, security increased. // World Energy News;6/18/2014, p3
The article reports that Ukraine's government has ordered security to be increased on the gas pipeline network in the country for prevention of sabotage.
- Trans-Alaska Pipeline Resumes Operation Following Earthquakes. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Dec2002, Vol. 229 Issue 12, p33
Reports on the resumption of the operation of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline after earthquakes. Initiation of an automatic shutdown by the pipeline's Earthquake Monitoring System; Effects of the earthquakes; Aerial surveillance and ground crews of the company following the calamity.
- Pipeline Safety Market worth $6.73 Billion by 2018. // Sensors;2/14/2014, p1
The article reports that according to market research firm MarketsandMarkets, the Pipeline Safety Market will see increment in its growth by 2018 due to several safety issues including security compliance and regulations, terrorist attacks and increasing government pressure.
- Safety study: Protecting public safety through excavation damage prevention. // Underground Construction;Apr98, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p32
Focuses on the safety study sponsored by the US Safety Board and the US Research and Special Programs Administrations on protecting public safety from pipeline accidents through excavation damage prevention. Safety issues discussed in the study; Safety recommendations issued for various...
- ENVIRONMENTAL Intelligence. Halweil, Brian; Nierenberg, Danielle; Huvane, Kathleen; Saoshiro, Uta // World Watch;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p6
Presents developments related to environmental science. Impact of genetically modified corn on environment and health; Effects of pesticides on the ability of crops to absorb nutrients; Contributions of pipeline projects on economic development.