“We must fight to make sure that Anadarko is held accountable, if its shown their reckless behavior played a part in their deaths, so we can ensure this is the last time a tragedy like this occurs.” — Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Earth Guardians
WEYMOUTH – Residents and officials say a major gas line rupture in Providence caused by construction on a pipeline owned by Spectra Energy raises concerns about the company’s ability to maintain infrastructure.Spectra Energy subsidiary Algonquin Gas Transmission owns a pipeline that runs to North Weymouth and has proposed building a 7,700-horsepower natural gas compressor station on the banks of the Fore River. The proposal is part of the Atlantic Bridge pipeline expansion project,
The 30-inch pipeline exploded around 5:30 a.m. Saturday, and left a crater about 86 feet long, 46 feet wide and 20 feet deep.
Industry insists that pipelines are safe, but ruptures and leaks are a daily occurrence.
An extreme set of events might be in place that could lead to a historic outcome this summer.While we are far from a certainty, the odds favor all these events coming together.The events combine high
An explosion at an Oasis Midstream Services, LLC compressor station located north of Watford City on Highway 1806 on Wednesday, Dec. 23, not only set off an automatic 911 call, but is raising concerns from McKenzie County officials as to the proximity that many oilfield structures are being built in regards to residential homes.
Think gas pipeline failures are a rare occurrence? Think again. Here is a list of gas pipeline failures resulting in injuries/evacuations since 2000. 35 reported in 2015 alone
The Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration may be getting tougher with pipeline safety regulations, but its most recent rule does not address what many see as low-hanging fruit: New standards for leak detection technology.
Source: PHMSA leaves out leak detection – POLITICO
The National Wildlife Federation today filed a lawsuit against the U.S Department of Transportation for the agency’s failure for more than 20 years to protect people, fish, wildlife, and communities from oil pipeline spills in the nation’s inland waters, from the Great Lakes to the Yellowstone River.