System Integrity

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , System Integrity

Enbridge Needs US Approval To Restart Natgas Pipe After Ky. Blast

PHMSA says it won’t allow the company to restart two lines until an investigation is complete.

August 12, 2019

Digital Oilfield , System Integrity

Drones Begin To Gain Ground In Oil, Gas Space

Long-range capabilities, blind management and new policies finally propel drones against industry doubts.

August 8, 2019

Infrastructure , System Integrity

Enbridge Offers To Re-Route Line 5 After Legal Action By Tribe

Bad River Band sued to shut crude pipe because of a leak.

July 25, 2019

Crude Oil , System Integrity

Russia’s July Oil Output Falls To Near 3-Year Low

Source says that Rosneft production is off 11% in the first 8 days compared to the June average.

July 9, 2019

Health, Safety & Environment , Construction , System Integrity

Aging Enbridge Oil Pipelines Face Setbacks Over Fears Of Great Lakes Spills

Minnesota court rules that the environmental impact statements fail to address the risk of spills in Lake Superior.

June 10, 2019

Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Logistics , System Integrity

Opinion: The Story Behind Gas Leak Detection And The Terrible Price It Cost

Some of the new innovations being used to help detect leaks include fixed deployment of methane sensors in high consequence areas, aerial surveys using fixed wing, helicopter and drones.

June 3, 2019

System Integrity

MPLX To Restart Ozark Crude Pipeline After Outage

System was shut for an operational check following a series of flooding and storms in Oklahoma.

May 30, 2019

Crude Oil , System Integrity

Russia Delivers Clean Oil To Mozyr Refinery In Belarus

The Russian energy ministry said on May 4 that clean Russian crude oil meeting all quality requirements had arrived at the Mozyr refinery in Belarus, after contaminated crude led it to halt flows in the pipeline last week.

May 4, 2019

Crude Oil , Infrastructure , System Integrity

Belarus Says Months Needed To Restore Clean Oil Supply Via Druzhba Pipeline

Long suspension could cut refining operations in Eastern Europe and reduce Russian output.

April 30, 2019

Infrastructure , System Integrity

Mariner East 1 NGL Pipeline Returns To Service

Energy Transfer’s pipeline again moves NGL from Eastern Ohio to Marcus Hook.

April 23, 2019