FOSA applauded recent action by the U.S. House of Representatives to facilitate greater pipeline safety.
Fiber Optic Sensing Association today applauded the U.S. Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) for promoting research and development on pipeline safety, including taking the first step in developing a Recommended Practice document for external pipeline leak detection.
For both environmentalists and oil companies, last Thursday was a grim anniversary. April 20, 2017 marked the seventh anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which gushed 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf Mexico in the largest accidental marine oil spill in history. Preventing another
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Some recent cases have emerged in some Western states where activists enter drilling sites and change the pressure on pipelines. Some have videotaped the act and posted it online.