Monthly Archives: July 2013

Arkansas failure cause

A couple of days ago US media reported interim results of investigation into the failure in Mayflower, Arkansas that I have mentioned previously here and here.  Quoting in full the statement send by ExxonMobil to media (with highlighting added): ExxonMobil … Continue reading

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What is a pipeline?

It was recently pointed out to me that AS 2885 does not have a definition of “pipeline”.  No-one has ever raised that before, perhaps because most of us think we know a pipeline when we see one regardless of any formal definition. … Continue reading

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