New pipeline training, test loop facility opens in Houston

Sponsored by


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.

###

Sponsored by

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Maryland WWTP's new solar array to serve as state's largest municipally-owned system

Standard Solar is set to install a 2.1-megawatt ground-mount solar system in Pocomoke City, Md., at the city's wastewater treatment facility. Once completed this December, it will be the largest municipally-owned system in the state.

Major Texas company to pay $1.6M civil penalty for CWA oil spill violations

The Department of Justice and the EPA have announced that Superior Crude Gathering has agreed to pay a civil penalty for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act stemming from a crude oil spill in 2010 from tanks at the company's oil storage facility in the town of Ingleside, Texas.

Bureau of Reclamation makes WaterSMART grants available to improve water, energy conservation

The Bureau of Reclamation is inviting states, tribes, water and irrigation districts, and other water- and power-related organizations to apply for funding to cost-share on projects that conserve and use water more efficiently, increase renewable energy use and improve energy efficiency.

Three major CA airports to receive new stormwater monitoring services, equipment under contract

Los Angeles World Airports has awarded a contract to Alta Environmental for consulting services up to $5 million for three years on an as-needed basis to improve stormwater monitoring for Los Angeles International Airport, Ontario International Airport and Van Nuys Airport.

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA