American Oil and Gas

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[image credit: Google image/http://texasalliance.org/oil-gas-pac/] How do we compare As July 4th approaches, it’s time to pat America on its proverbial back, which I suppose is somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. The American Petroleum Institute published some numbers that chart the energy production of nations compared to individual states here in the U.S., and guess what, […]

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Pipeline Pigging

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  Special tools known as in-line inspection tools or smart pigs are sent through pipelines to inspect the pipe for damage or corrosion that could lead to leaks. [image credit:www.neb-one.gc.ca | Google image search] Spill Prevention The recent oil spilled from a pipeline in California might bring to mind questions regarding the safety of pipelines. […]

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