Analysts predict the global demand for natural gas will triple over the next 20 years. Anticipation of such an increase has spurred new exploration of gas fields previously left untouched due to their remote locations. These regions challenge pipeline development teams – and pipeline materials – with exposure to harsh and demanding conditions.
With overheads soaring and related problems increasing, it is time to face facts: corrosion costs. John Muncaster, CEO of Polyguard Products, explains why modified gels could help.
A modern and efficient oil and gas infrastructure will be critical in meeting rising demand for product. Bjørn Jalving, VP of Kongsberg Maritime’s AUV department, explains the important role of pipeline integrity in improving infrastructure.
By George Tenley, President of the Pipeline Research Council International
Connecting the north slopes of Alaska to Alberta in Canada is going to require cutting-edge technology and a big budget. O&G catches up with the project’s president Bud Fackrell to find out more.