in technology continue to make pipeline construction less intrusive
to communities, as well as improve the safety and efficiency of pipeline
operations. The pipeline industry, working with suppliers providing
inspection services, is developing tools and technologies that detect
areas of potential deterioration from dents, corrosion, metal loss,
and cracks on pipelines. Advanced telecommunications and computer
systems continue to improve the monitoring and remote control of the
pipeline. Technology has extended to enhancing the tools pipeline
companies use to maintain the integrity of the system.
some examples of how technology is being used along pipeline systems
in your community to improve the safety and the reliability of these
important underground energy highways. And coming soon…. take
a tour through pipeline technology— learn about the squeal
of pipeline “pigs” and how they can provide an insider’s
view of the intricacies of some types of pipelines.
More information on
the liquid petroleum pipeline industry is continually being developed
and added to Pipeline 101. Please visit us often.