TransCanada announces termination of Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline Projects

TransCanada Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) announced today it will no longer be proceeding with its proposed Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline projects. Following is a statement from TransCanada President and Chief Executive Officer Russ Girling: After careful review of changed circumstances, we will be informing the National Energy…

Extracting value from waste

By Jeffrey Tyson, Scott Energy Technologies LLC Using the data it has collected to adapt, evolve and innovate, the E&P industry has made tremendous strides in well construction techniques to comply with ever-tightening specifications and requirements. Even with some wastes, there has been substantial growth and innovation in the methods…

OPEC cuts while U.S. shale booms: The effects on oil’s supply chain​

By: IBISWorld Procurement Research Analyst, Roshan Sathyanarayana The price of crude oil has been falling in recent years, going from over $100 per barrel in 2014 to hovering around $50 per barrel in 2017. In light of declining oil prices, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has spent much of…

Mesh-backed coatings: Why they work

Coatings that shield cathodic protection current continue to cause problems. Several recent pipeline incidents can be traced to pipeline coatings that have disbonded and shielded the cathodic protection current from protecting the pipe.  There are many aspects to consider when selecting and applying pipeline coatings.  One is to choose a coating…

Valley Expansion delivers warmth and supports growth

If you grew up on the Northern Plains, where the icy winter wind whips across fields of snow and down darkening city streets, where your cheeks burn from the cold even as you turn your back to the gale and lean your way toward the warm lights of home, then…

Meridian Energy Group, Inc. redefines “LAER” – Lowest Achievable Emission Rates

The emission control technology of the Davis Refinery By Meridian Energy Group Partners, with contributions from Zia Engineering & Environmental Consultants; Vepica USA There is a company in the Bakken who has been on a search over the past several years to create something that will effectively change how an…