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Top Dog

Top Dog

Results Getter (a/k/a Top Dog) is a sales associate at Linc Energy Systems. He blogs about new products (old ones too!) in our utility damage prevention category and highlights how they benefit our customers.

Linc Energy systems not only sells leading products to the natural gas industry, but we also have a reputable service division devoted to pipeline patrolling to help keep our clients in compliance with DOT/PHMSA regulations. Recently we conducted a patrolling project and this post shares some of the key insights on the project that are helpful to patrolling technicians.

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The DOT/PHMSA requires that pipeline owners maintain their natural gas pipelines, and patrolling is a requirement for transmission lines. Pipeline patrolling is an inspection of natural gas pipelines to identify irregularities that are, or can become, a hazard so that they can be repaired.

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Linc Energy Systems conducts patrolling of natural gas pipelines, mandated by DOT/PHMSA regulations. The rules require that underground pipes be maintained and make available appropriate documentation supporting it. This applies to all gas lines, whether transmission or distribution, and whether public or private. In an earlier post, I share the leak survey requirements. This article pertains to the regulations of patrolling transmission lines.

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While Linc Energy Systems is known for providing leading products to the natural gas industry, we also have a reputable service division devoted to performing natural gas leak surveys. Here is a review of a recent project we conducted in New Mexico.

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    Interesting article. Brought back old memories. I did gas leak surveys while in college using flame packs and vegetation surveys

Linc Energy Systems conducts gas leak surveys on both natural gas distribution and transmission pipelines which are required by the gas pipeline leak regulations (DOT/PHMSA). Here we share the regulations concerning leak surveys.

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  • Tim
    Tim says #
    Randy, I was wondering if there is a reason to classify an above ground leak as a 2 if you believe it should be scheduled for repa
  • Wayne
    Wayne says #
    Hello Randy. I recently purchased some property here in south Mississippi with a pipeline running through it. I wasn't really conc
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    Randy Bishop says #
    Hi, Wayne! Thanks for reaching out. First, please know that having a pipeline on your property does not represent a reason to pa

Here are our recommendations for the best tracer wire for open trench and horizontal directional drilling (HDD) gas line installations.

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Do you have a Honeywell Mercury Instruments electronic corrector or electronic data recorder that requires calibration or repair? Or does your instrument need a new pressure transducer?

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Rhino has introduced the HideOut, an underground (CP) cathodic protection test station which offers excellent visibility, is durable, locatable and installs flush with the ground eliminating mower interference.

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The Trenton Wax Tape Calculator is an excellent tool that saves time and money when determining material requirements for your anti-corrosion coating needs.

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If a tracer wire's conductor is prone to corrosion, it will unavoidably break down and interfere with the signal strength until the line may become unlocatable.

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What are the advantages of copper-clad steel vs. traditional copper tracer wire? Could Pro-Line Safety's PRO-TRACE be the best tracer wire on the market for open trench and directional drilling applications?

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One of the most common causes of underground pipeline damage is from the failure to mark a pipeline properly. Marker visibility becomes increasingly more difficult as the vegetation becomes overgrown, or the signage gets buried in snow. There is a simple solution that offers pipeline protection year-round for those areas susceptible to these problems.

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