are really the energy lifelines of almost every daily activity.
Pipelines play a role in everyone's lives and are
essential to the nation's industries. Yet few people are aware of
the work done by the country's 200,000-mile petroleum pipeline network
that delivers the products that are integral parts of America's
economy. It is a network that delivers the nation's crude oil and
petroleum products (such as gasoline, jet fuel, home heating oil)
reliably, safely, efficiently, and economically.
Why Pipeline 101?
The term "101" refers to introductory courses on any given
topic. "Pipeline 101" seeks to be your introductory resource
for energy pipeline information, expanding in the future to provide
more comprehensive content to meet the needs of various audiences.
We invite you to explore the pipeline industry, from the steel in
the ground, to the people and technologies that ensure reliable
energy delivery and safe operation.
information in Pipeline 101 has been compiled from industry, government
and research experts and published materials.
More information on
the liquid petroleum pipeline industry is continually being developed
and added to Pipeline 101. Please visit us often.