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Encyclopedia of the oil crash: X is for X-ray pipeline inspection

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X-RAY PIPELINE INSPECTION


Among TransCanada’s safety claims about its proposed Keystone XL pipeline is that they would inspect every single weld with a combination of X-ray and ultrasonic technology, helping to protect against leaks the human eye can’t detect, although critics have questioned the effectiveness of the technology. Sarah Barmak

 

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