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On Sept. 12, 2013, energy experts, lawmakers and leading industry figures met at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in a bold effort to determine the cost that misguided regulation imposes on growth.

Bryan Dessaure and John Prete

How do you replace two regional water delivery pipelines that run directly underneath a major interstate freeway and lay across an active earthquake fault?

Stephen Barlas, Washington Editor

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been one of the sleepiest federal regulatory agencies for the past decade, under both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.

The Oklahoman reports Devon Energy Corp. is building an extensive system of pipelines to aid in the development of its acreage in central Oklahoma’s Woodford oil shale.

Kinder Morgan Crude and Condensate LLC (KMCC) and Double Eagle Pipeline LLC, a 50/50 joint venture between Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (KMP), announced that they have entered into a long-term agreement with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) to transport Eagle Ford Shale production from Gardendale, TX, in LaSalle County, to the Houston Ship Channel via the KMCC Pipeline.

66th Annual PLCA Convention, Feb.18-22, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, Bonita Springs, FL.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

For NASSCO (the National Association of Sewer Service Companies), 2013 was a year of continuing accomplishments in its 35-year mission to establish industry standards for the assessment and rehabilitation of the sewer pipelines and promote continued acceptance and growth of trenchless technologies in the sewer industry.

Park Water Company announced its board of directors approved a $23.5 million capital investment program for Park Water and its subsidiaries in California.

Robert Carpenter, Editor

February is always a landmark issue of Underground Construction. We always print plenty of extra copies, yet we always run out. We’re bombarded by requests as to when the issue will be posted online and/or can they get a PDF of a particular article.

The Transportation Department says help is on the way for the massive tunneling machine Bertha that became stuck on Dec. 3 while boring a tunnel under downtown Seattle, WA.

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