New pipeline training, test loop facility opens in Houston

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HOUSTON, TEXAS, March 14, 2014 -- A pipeline training and test loop operations facility has recently opened in Houston, Texas.

Launched by Greene's Energy Group, LLC (GEG), a provider of integrated testing, rentals and specialty services, the training plant was installed at its Houston Pipeline Services facility, located at 2705 Frick Road. 

The facility is available for third-party operator training, equipment and procedure testing, industry research and development projects. Classroom facilities are also available for use in conjunction with the test loop.

The test loop includes 1,100' (335 m) of 6" (152 mm) standard wall piping and 1345 psi (100 bar) working pressure with 2,017 psi (138 bar) test pressure. Other highlights include 3D bend radius, 120' (37 m) underground, two replaceable 10' (3 m) spools for deflect detection, vertical/horizontal launch/receive capabilities, and various features for equipment and instrumentation hookup.

Greene's Energy Group's Pipeline Training Facility (Photo credit: Greene's Energy Group)


About Greene's Energy Group

Greene's Energy Group is a leading provider of integrated testing, rentals and specialty services for drilling, completion, production & pipeline operations. Greene's employs more than 1,450 employees with its corporate headquarters in Houston and operations center in Lafayette, La. For more information, visit www.greenesenergy.com.

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