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Corrosion Suspected in Florida Gas Transmissions Pipelines

August 2, 2013

After a month following the pipeline explosion in Washington Parish, a required incident report from the pipeline owner Florida Gas Transmission has uncovered the possible cause. The report was submitted to the pipeline to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) indicated the cause of the explosion as corrosion failure. The community of Enon, [...] Continue Reading…

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Lack of Inspection Causes Leaks in 850-Mile Pipeline

July 2, 2013

Two months after the ExxonMobil pipeline leak that spilled more than 100,000 gallons of oil in Mayflower, AK, the US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) reports that the same 65-year-old pipeline (Pegasus) has had 13 leaks since 2002. ExxonMobil Corp. spokesman Aaron Stryk said the 13 leaks did not take [...] Continue Reading…

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BORIN supports 47th Annual Appalachian Underground Corrosion Short Course

May 24, 2013

Borin Manufacturing Inc.’s East Coast Corrosion Technician, Eddie Kalinowski, manning the Borin table at the 47th annual AUCSC (Appalachian Underground Corrosion Short Course) in Morgantown, West Virginia. The conference is hosted annually at the beautiful University of West Virginia. Borin is proud to support this event and has been participating  exhibitor  for the past 25+ [...] Continue Reading…

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HCA Pipeline Integrity in Flower Mound, TX

May 18, 2013

Companies take certain steps to maintain the integrity of their pipelines to minimize the risks and consequences of having a pipeline failure that could impact High Consequence Areas (HCAs). HCAs include: High population areas Areas containing drinking water and ecological resources that are unusually sensitive to environmental damage Unusually sensitive areas include populated areas, drinking [...] Continue Reading…

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Corroded Refinery Pipes in El Segundo, CA

May 10, 2013

Almost a year after the Richmond, California fire, Chevron decided to conduct a voluntary inspection at their El Segundo refinery. Chevron’s El Segundo and Richmond refineries were both built in the 70s, process the same type of crude oil, and are nearly identical. During the tests, the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) discovered [...] Continue Reading…

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After Earth Day

April 25, 2013

Earth Day reminds us that we need to think about our carbon foot print. As stated in our November post Pipeline Corrosion in America, there are over 2 million aging pipelines in the United States. These pipelines directly affect our environment, communities, and residents. These aging pipelines resulted in deadly explosions, property damage, and fires [...] Continue Reading…

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NACE 68th Annual Corrosion 2013 Conference and Expo

April 3, 2013

The NACE 68th Annual Corrosion 2013 Conference and Expo took place last month March 17-21 in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. NACE publishes standard practice, test method, and material requirements for the corrosion industry. To date, there are to more than 29,000 corrosion professionals. Borin Manufacturing joined over six thousand executives and [...] Continue Reading…

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Comanche Data Center

March 18, 2013

The Comanche Remote Monitoring System and its integrated Data Center automatically monitors and controls digital and analog functions and processes associated with the oil and gas industries, which include but are not limited to Cathodic protection systems. The Comanche Data Center interface allows you to manage your whole system from one single screen, and is intuitive and easy to navigate at any [...] Continue Reading…

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