Call for papers has opened for the 2nd Iran Pipeline Pigging Conference which will be held in Tehran on 23–24 October 2017.
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has requested additional participants for a new joint industry project (JIP) to develop pipeline anchoring and monitoring systems which could mitigate the risk of pipeline walking and reduce pipeline anchor installation costs.
The Managing Director of Technical Productions (London) John Tiratsoo has signed an agreement with the major Russian oil company Transneft to establish an international scientific and technical journal focused on pipeline transportation.
Registrations have opened for the Global Petroleum Show (GPS) which will take place on 13-15 June at Stampede Park in Calgary, Canada.
Wood Mackenzie’s latest analysis demonstrates the potential impact of a disruption to the transportation of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine. It compares a potential disruption of two months in the spring of 2014, with a six-month disruption during the winter of 2014/15, and how this could affect European and Asian LNG markets.
TransCanada Corporation’s Gulf Coast Project has begun delivering crude oil to Texas refineries. The completion of this $US2.3 billion crude oil pipeline provides a direct connection between the important oil hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, and delivery points on the US Gulf Coast.
Oil transport by pipeline presents significantly lower safety risks to workers than oil movement by road or rail, according to a study published by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.