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TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline leaks 5,000 barrels of oil just days before Nebraska decides its fate

TransCanada operates network of pipelines extending over 91,500 kilometres TransCanada crews safely shut down its Keystone pipeline at approximately 6 a.m. CST (5 a.m. MST) after a drop in pressure was detected in its operating system resulting from an oil leak that is under investigation, according to a press release. This comes just days before […]

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Tiny chip-based methane spectrometer could help reduce natural gas leaks

Start field testing next year the spectrometers by placing them into a larger network The process of extracting natural gas from the earth or transporting it through pipelines can release methane into the atmosphere. Methane, the primary component of natural gas, is a greenhouse gas with a warming potential approximately 25 times larger than carbon dioxide,

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TransCanada testing new Calgary based pipeline safety technology

Testing locations include both ends of the Keystone pipeline TransCanada says a set of very sharp ears is being added to their pipeline monitoring and leak detection program, thanks to innovative new technology from Calgary based Hifi Engineering. After extensive testing in the lab, TransCanada, Enbridge and the Government of Alberta are teaming up for a

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Aliso Canyon cleared to restart 2 years after major natural gas leak, LA county challenges

State agencies have outlined steps that must be completed before natural gas injections can resume On Oct. 23, 2015 Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) detected a major leak at Aliso Canyon, an underground natural gas storage facility located 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles. The Aliso Canyon storage facility, which has 115 wells, is the second-largest natural

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