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effects of large-diameter underground crude-oil pipelines on soils and vegetation

Ray Breuninger

effects of large-diameter underground crude-oil pipelines on soils and vegetation

with emphasis on the proposed Northern Tier pipeline in Montana

by Ray Breuninger

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Published by Dept. of Natural Resources and Conservation, Energy Division in Helena, Mont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Montana.
    • Subjects:
    • Northern Tier Pipeline Company.,
    • Petroleum pipelines -- Environmental aspects -- Montana.,
    • Soil ecology -- Montana.,
    • Plant ecology -- Montana.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ray Breuninger and Larry Thompson in consultation with Olson-Elliott and Associates ; Dave Janis, project manager ; Kathy Hanson, editor.
      SeriesNorthern Tier report ;, no. 1
      ContributionsThompson, Larry S., Hanson, Kathy., Olson-Elliott and Associates.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTJ163.25.U6 M653 1979, no. 1, TD195.P5 M653 1979, no. 1
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 54 p. :
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4241439M
      LC Control Number80622215

      Ground water contamination by crude oil, and other petroleum-based liquids, is a widespread problem. An average of 83 crude-oil spills occurred per year during in the United States, each spilling an average of ab barrels of crude oil (U.S. Office of Pipeline . For organic-rich soils, water-soluble oil components could be adsorbed onto sediments, depending on their water-to-octanol (K OW) partition coefficients. 63 A concern with crude oil spills underground is the mobilization of trace metals such as arsenic, as has been observed at the Bemidji site in Minnesota.

      Since the s a network of underground pipes, up to mm diameter, has been installed in the UK to transmit crude oil to refineries and gas from onshore terminals for distribution. Chosen routes are subject to significant constraints. Current techniques for . plants in crude oil-polluted soil is concentration depend- ent. Table 3. shows the effect of different concentrations of crude oil on seedling girth of. Abelmoschus esculentus. All the seedling girths in the crude oil-polluted soils were stunted with reduced girth when compared with the plants grown in non-crude oil-polluted soil. However, the re-.

      Pipeline transport is the long-distance transportation of a liquid or gas through a system of pipes—a pipeline—typically to a market area for consumption. The latest data from gives a total of slightly less than 2,, miles (3,, km) of pipeline in countries of the world. The United States had 65%, Russia had 8%, and Canada had 3%, thus 75% of all pipeline were in these. TRB Special Report Effects of Diluted Bitumen on Crude Oil Transmission Pipelines analyzes whether shipments of diluted bitumen have a greater likelihood of release from pipelines than shipments of other crude oils. The oil sands region of Canada is the source of diluted bitumen shipped by pipeline to the United States.


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Effects of large-diameter underground crude-oil pipelines on soils and vegetation by Ray Breuninger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Effects of Large-Diameter Underground Crude-Oil Pipelines on Soils and Vegetation [electronic resource]: With Emphasis on the Proposed Northern Tier Pipeline in. The effects of large-diameter underground crude-oil pipelines on wildlife: with emphasis on the proposed Northern Tier pipeline in Montana / Related Titles.

Series: Northern Tier report ; no. 2 By. Thompson, Larry S. Hanson, Kathy. The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), also known as the Bakken Pipeline, is a crude oil pipeline constructed between and by Energy Transfer Partners (ETP).

It runs between the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota and an oil depot in Illinois, from which oil is distributed to users or further storage locations. The mineral oil can get mixed with the soil in different ways like during the time of extraction, due to leakage while transporting it through pipelines, etc.

It increases the concentration of carbon dioxide and hydrocarbons in the soil. Causes of Soil Pollution. Soil pollution may occur due to. Transportation and distribution pipelines may extend tens to thousands of miles and cross state and continental borders.

The pipe used for oil and natural gas pipelines can range in size from two inches to 42 inches in diameter. Natural gas distribution pipelines may. The spill of 1, L from a crude oil pipeline int o a 7 glacial outwash plain in Minnesota has been subject to a long -term study 8 by the US Geological Survey that has sho wn that the.

The China–Russia Crude Oil Pipeline, a spur line from the Siberia–Pacific Pipeline System, presented unique scientific and engineering problems because of: 1) extensive presence of the more ice-rich permafrost in boreal forests and swamps; 2) an insistence on a buried construction mode because of concerns about the potential for frequent.

34, km (21, mi) of crude oil gathering pipelines,km (, mi) of natural gas transmission pipelines, km (28, mi) of natural gas gathering pipelines in (Ref 1–3).

There were approximately 60 major natural gas transmission pipeline opera-tors and major hazardous liquid pipeline operators in the United. Effects of Mineral Oil Soil Pollution. The addition of foreign elements (read mineral oil and associated impurities) in the soil changes its nature and composition.

Other effects of mineral oil soil pollution are as follows: Soil Degradation: Soil pollution leads to the degradation of its quality and reduces its water holding capacity. Currently, research is being undertaken with the assistance of the Australian Research Council in Walkley Heights, a northern suburb of Adelaide (Vorwerk et al., ).The primary aim of this 3-year project is to uncover ground movement patterns within an urban environment with expansive clays through.

observations of ground movement in a suburban environment and distortion of asphalt roads. M.F. Noomen's 29 research works with 1, citations and 7, reads, including: Assessing Metal-Induced Changes in the Visible and Near-Infrared Spectral Reflectance of Leaves: A Pot Study with.

The effects of large-diameter underground crude-oil pipelines on wildlife: with emphasis on the proposed Northern Tier pipeline in Montana by Thompson, Larry S. General Considerations for Pipeline Installation 5.

Soil Loads on Pipelines during Construction and General Operational Conditions Static Loads Live loads Buoyancy Forces Thermal Loads Deformation of the Pipe due to Soil Stresses in Low Pressure Pipes Evaluation of the Structural Performance of Buried Pipelines 6.

Oil pipelines have been in the news a lot this past year, between the proposed Keystone XL pipeline and various publicized oil spills. Potential human health effects of these spills are one of the concerns frequently raised, so I'm going to take a fairly high-level look at the potential risks here.

Environmental effects are a. Michigan has more than 3, miles of these older pipelines crisscrossing the State. These pipelines are particularly susceptible to stresses from underground disturbances such as ground settlement, freeze-thaw cycles, soil erosion, and nearby excavation.

In addition to cast iron pipelines, there are also some steel pipelines of concern. A pipeline safety consultancy hired by opponents of the Dakota Access project suggested just last month, for example, that the U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers had likely underestimated the potential for the new crude oil pipeline to spill into the Missouri River — and overstated the ability of operators to identify major spills.

The pipeline right-of-way can be divided into three areas: a work area used for vehicle traffic, a trench area for burying a pipeline, and a pile area where soil was stockpiled during excavation.

Compaction of soil profiles occurs in the work area which has experienced heavy traffic during construction, which will result in the increased soil. J Over a period of 17 hours, a inch crude oil pipeline owned by Enbridge Energy leaked well over a million gallons of crude oil into a tributary of the Kalamazoo River in Michigan.

The causes cited include cracks and corrosion. The crude oil originated from Alberta’s tar sands. The cleanup costs have surpassed $1 billion. Dewatering can also refer to the process of removing water from the soil by wet classification. Wet classification is a construction process that looks at the size of particles that make up the underlying soil in a project site and the flow of fluids through those particles.

The U.S. liquid petroleum pipeline industry is large, diverse, and vital to the nation's economy. Comprised of approximatelymiles of pipe in all fifty states, liquid petroleum pipelines carried more than 40 million barrels per day, or 4 trillion barrel-miles, of crude oil.

or otherwise. Therefore, this particular study had its main objective to examine the effects of crude oil pollution on soil physical properties. II. Materials and Methods Experimental site: The experiment was carried out along PPMC Warri-Kaduna Crude Oil Pipeline spill site near Effurun Round about, Warri, Delta State.cleaning up crude oil contaminated soils.

SVE involves the use of a specially designed system to remove volatile conta-minants (e.g. crude oil) from the soil in vapour form (Kosky and Jones ). The process of SVE is carried out by applying a vacu-um through a system of underground wells which pull up contaminants to the surface as vapour or gas.Abstract.

On 20 Aprilthe Deepwater Horizon explosion, which released a US government—estimated million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, was responsible for the death of 11 oil workers and, possibly, for an environmental disaster unparalleled in US history.

For 87 consecutive days, the Macondo well continuously released crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico.