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Monday, July 29, 2013

San Bruno Pipeline Explosion results in record fine against PG&E

The explosion of a pipeline in San Bruno, California, resulted in a record fine being imposed on Pacific Gas and Electric, the owner of the pipeline.

PG&E are now face with $2.5bn in safety upgrades for their pipelines in addition to the fine.

U.S. pipeline regulator PHMSA are taking a tougher stance against pipeline owners who neglect to monitor their pipelines for corrosion and other forms of degradation.  More: http://fuelfix.com/blog/2013/07/17/calif-seeks-record-fine-in-pipeline-explosion-2/

Russell NDE and PICA offer inspection solutions for "unpiggable" pipelines. Call us at +1 (780) 468-6800 and ask for sales department for more info.

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