News tagged with gas pipelines

Illegal pipeline taps double in Mexico

(AP)—The number of illegal taps drilled into Mexican oil and gas pipelines to steal fuel has doubled so far in 2013, one of the few crime-related statistics the administration of new President Enrique Pena Nieto says has ...

dateJul 23, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Developing a new laser to detect methane leaks

( —University of Adelaide researchers are developing a new type of laser system that will monitor methane, the main component of natural gas, levels across large areas. This will provide a useful tool for monitoring ...

dateJun 26, 2013 in Environment
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Pollution-detecting aircraft hunts for gas leaks

(—University of California, Davis, atmospheric scientist Stephen Conley is flying over the spine of California, tracing 600 miles of Pacific Gas and Electric Co.'s natural gas pipeline for methane leaks. Specialized ...

dateNov 28, 2012 in Environment
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Study details natural gas leaks in Boston

(—The City of Boston is riddled with more than 3,000 leaks from its aging natural-gas pipeline system, according to a new study by researchers at Boston University and Duke University. Their findings appear this ...

dateNov 21, 2012 in Environment
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