Staff Writer


Optimising throughput and pipeline performance: A framework approach

Pipelines are the primary oil and gas transportation mode due to the economic and safety benefits over alternate methods, with an average of more than two thirds of product transported in high-pressure pipelines around the world. In fact, they carry more than double the volume of product transported compared with ships and also significantly more than rail and road.
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Pipe Tek

Handling the pressure: Cleaning and testing results from Pipe Tek

From remote locations in Western Australia and the Cooper Basin to sites with a limited footprint in Queensland, Pipe Tek is achieving fast results that deliver superior data and more confidence in the integrity of their customers’ gas, water and CO2 pipelines. The Australian Pipeliner spoke with managing director Myles Brannelly and chief operating officer Taddam Farrant about the delivery of some of the company’s most important and challenging projects yet.
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Vermeer Australia

A partnership 24 years in the making

As the Australian pipeline and gas communities gather in Perth for the 55th Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) Convention and Exhibition, Vermeer is once again partnering with the must-attend event for the gas, oil, water and slurry pipeline industries.
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Fueling the global energy demand: How FlexSteel flexible steel pipe can be used to rehabilitate and repurpose aging infrastructure

Aging oil and gas infrastructures necessitate innovative approaches to maintain pipeline integrity without substantial costs and production disruptions. FlexSteel’s manager of technical services engineering David Gregory told The Australian Pipeliner why FlexSteel flexible steel pipe is the go-to solution.
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kwik-ZIP puts mark on WORM

The Western Outer Ring Main (WORM) project is a high pressure, buried gas transmission pipeline, approximately 51km long. kwik-ZIP’s input involved the utilisation of various products for numerous cased crossings along the project pipeline route.
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Women in pipelines

Leaders from the Women in Pipelines Forum

By Cara Robb, Elizabeth Wheeler and Siew Shan Foo, edited by Margaret Gayen

The Women in Pipelines Forum (WPF) was established as an outcome of the APGA Women’s Leadership Development Program, with the purpose of promoting the collaboration, contribution, celebration, and empowerment of women in the pipeline industry across Australia and New Zealand.
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Electrifying everything is out

By Jordan McCollum, National Policy Manager, APGA, APGA National Policy Manager Jordan McCollum discusses the recent IPCC Assessment Report on the Mitigation of Climate Change. 
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