Monthly Archives: November 2012

Perfectly safe …

Yesterday I went to the funeral of a friend from university days. ¬†That’s not particularly relevant to pipeline engineering, except that he was the source of the punchline I use almost every time I talk to a group or a … Continue reading

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Road hazards

There is pressure from some quarters for new pipelines to be kept out of farmland and laid along roads, as I have mentioned previously.¬† A little while ago I was asked whether the APIA/POG pipeline incident database could reveal anything … Continue reading

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