Radical Seal Redesign for Pipelines and Challenging Ideas around Secondary Containment | John Crane
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Radical Seal Redesign for Pipelines and Challenging Ideas around Secondary Containment

11 October 2019

According to a recent report from the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL), crude oil pipeline incidents impacting people and the environment are down 21% over the last five years, with the most frequent cause of liquid pipeline incidents resulting from equipment failure. These equipment failures, representing 47% of incidents, have motivated leaders in the industry to re-evaluate existing designs and consider the development of new technologies to address real-life experiences of pipeline professionals. 

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