Enbridge recently sprang into action after confirming a minor anomaly on its 30-inch Line 6B crude oil pipeline where it crosses under the St. Clair River spanning from Marysville, MI, to St. Clair Township, Ontario.
The design of manhole coating and lining systems must take into consideration a number of conditions in the manhole, both as a whole and as individual components. When evaluating the nature of the coating or lining that will work best, a number of conditions should be defined.
Don Santa, president and CEO of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, says his association’s Pipeline Safety Task Force’s Integrity Management Continuous Improvement (IMCI) team is implementing action plans that address the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) recommendations on the San Bruno, CA, natural gas pipeline incident.
PolyPipe Inc. recently became the first and only polyethylene pipe manufacturer in the United States to receive the Quality System Certification (QSC) issued by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Efficiency Production Inc., a leading manufacturer of trench safety equipment, is introducing its newest trench shielding and shoring equipment experts — Professional Shoring & Supply, based in Houston, TX.
Armadrillco Sideload Directional Drillheads feature a totally sealed transmitter compartment; hinged transmitter door; Arma-loc connecting system for securing the door; vertical tabs to counteract thrust and sideloads; the ability to utilize Flat Bits or Aggressive Claw Bit; threaded water hole allows for the use of various nozzle profiles; horizontal tab to counteract thrust and radial forces; Cross Pin Technology holds bits securely in place; 360-degree cushioning protects transmitter; and standard API threads for easy crossover to the drill string.