Airport Pipeline Project Design Engineer: Metro Horizontal BoringLocation: Atlanta, GeorgiaGround Conditions: Sandy Clays to Firm ClaysType of Installation: Guided Auger BoringMaterial: 20-in x 0.5-wall x 20-ft Steel CasingFootage Installation: 200-lf, 6-ft ground coverEquipment: Akkerman 240A GBM, P4075D Power Pack, Guidance System, Akkerman lube system, 20-in WORH Adapter Assisted by Akkerman’s Field Service Technician, Lamont Andrews, […]READ MORE
Oil & Gas
Oil and natural gas provide over half of the world’s energy, with distribution pipelines sharing common right-of-way with transportation infrastructure. Both networks are important to the public and will continue to safely grow with the use of trenchless technology. Both networks not only heat our homes, generate electricity, and provide fuel for our vehicles, they are a key ingredient in many common products we use every day.
- Settlement Control – Trenchless methods are often mandated by owners since open-cut pipe installations disturb the subgrade, which can lead to settlement and damage to the pipeline.
- Environmental Safety – Trenchless methods allow contractors to install encasement pipe to facilitate replacement or removal, prevent spills, and protect the pipeline from corrosion even within environmentally sensitive areas.
- Social and Economic Value – Trenchless methods minimize above-ground disturbance allowing continued flow of everyday life.
To find out more information on common trenchless techniques suitable for the oil and gas industry, please explore the following methods, or feel free to contact one of our experienced sales staff for additional information.