Monthly Archives: February 2012

Politicised pipelines

I keep an eye on pipeline news in the general media around the world (which means about 90% North American news) and it is remarkable how two proposed pipelines in particular have become mainstream political issues in the last 6 … Continue reading

Posted in Incidents, Risk assessment | 4 Comments

Fracture control resources

One of the difficulties in coming to grips with the finer points of pipeline fracture control is finding the information and tools required to properly prepare a fracture control plan.  AS 2885 contains a great deal of useful guidance material, … Continue reading

Posted in Pipeline design, Research, Standards | 2 Comments

SMS don’ts

Email today from a younger engineer: After sitting through another pipeline SMS over the last few days I thought of a possible entry for your Pipelines OZ blog. Every SMS has an individual feel to it based on the persons … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences, Risk assessment, Standards | 3 Comments