Chevron shuts, purges Utah pipline
Chevron hopes it will remove the remaining oil in the Utah pipeline, completing work required in the corrective active order issued after the Dec. 1 spill near the Red Butte Ampititheater.
After two oil spills in the last six months, a federal agency approved Chevron’s plan to purge oil from a troubled pipeline in the Salt Lake City area.
The purge is part of Chevron’s implementation of a federal corrective action order issued after the Dec. 1 spill near the Red Butte Ampititheater. The purge will begin as early as today at 7 a.m. and could last 48 hours.
Chevron hopes it will remove the remaining oil in the line they can complete work required in the corrective active order.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey