Category Archives: Midstream

Industrial Maintenance for Compressor Stations

Industrial Maintenance for Compressor Stations

Transporting natural gas via pipelines is very safe and cost-efficient. However, in order for the transportation process to work properly it is imperative that the natural gas be kept at the correct pressure. To accomplish this compressor stations are needed at regular intervals. Let’s take a look at some key…
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The Role PIGs Play in Maintaining Pipelines

The Role PIGs Play in Maintaining Pipelines

Cleaning pipelines has always been a crucial part of the oil and gas industry. The earliest methods of cleaning out the network of pipes that carry crude oil, natural gas, or other products involved bundles of straw wrapped in wire that would be inserted into the pipes. It is widely…
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Midstream Sector Services Offered by STI Group

Midstream Sector Services Offered by STI Group

The modern gas and oil transmission and midstream industries make use of increasingly diverse and specialized components, machines, equipment, and other supplies. These are required to sustain existing operations and to advance company interests. Today’s established and emerging midstream companies can prepare for tomorrow with the help of specialized fabrication…
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Why There Is A Need For Crude By Rail

Why There Is A Need For Crude By Rail

The United States is currently experiencing a major oil and gas boom. In fact in recent months we’ve written a series of articles about major pipelines such as the Keystone and Keystone XL, the possibility of US energy independence, and how Louisiana and the Gulf Coast are benefiting from this…
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What Is LNG and Why Is It Popular Right Now?

What Is LNG and Why Is It Popular Right Now?

The landscape of the US Oil and Gas industry is evolving at a breakneck pace and much of this evolution is directly related to natural gas. Natural gas shale plays are making headlines on an almost daily basis and technology like hydraulic fracking is making the harvesting of natural gas…
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How The Keystone Pipeline Will Impact the Economy

How The Keystone Pipeline Will Impact the Economy

TransCanada is proposing a multi-billion dollar project called The Keystone XL Pipeline (Phases 3 and 4), which is part of the existing Keystone Pipeline (Phases 1 and 2). This major pipeline will have significant and far reaching, short and long term effects on the US economy. In this article we…
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