When you hear the phrase "oil rush", most people would think this was referring to an historical event taken place in some foreign land decades in the past. This could not be farther from the truth however in this case. The "Permian Rush" is the name I'm giving to the oil rush which is taking place right now, in our own back yard.
The Permian Basin spans from West Texas into New Mexico. Of course with all of the bad publicity from the Dakota Access Pipeline this oil boom has taken a back seat to its Northern neighbor although it is possibly more significant. CNN Money reported land owners selling their land at a staggering $60,000 per acre which calls into question; when will this bubble burst? With oil selling at such low prices and the land selling at such extreme highs, it seems inevitable that something has to give. However, just like a bubble, a market can continue to grow as long as its walls are strong enough to support its weight. If the price of the goods are able to rise enough for sustainable profit without breaking the point of affordability then it's a win/win for both consumers and vendors.
De Halve Maan Brewery located in the historic city of Bruges, Belgium, commonly labeled "Venice of the North" is installing a pipeline connecting their brewery to their bottling facilities. This marks a historical event within the piping industry as another pipe line has never been made for this particular need before.
The growing popularity of quality beer is creating an entirely new subdivision of the pipe, valve and fitting industry. This is calling for an increasing need specifically for stainless steel and copper products due to their conduciveness to sanitary requirements.
Nevertheless it will be fascinating to see if this project is successful and the concept is adapted by other companies in the industry.
Today weebly.com along with the city of Winston-Salem, NC hosted a free event to users and potential users of their web hosting site. DBJ created our own site this year utilizing Weebly's free website builder. We have been extremely impressed with the usability as well as variety of features offered with their free site building/hosting package. Our site functions extremely smoothly and looks great as well. I can hardly believe that we were able to create this for free!
It is very important to be ahead of the curve in this or any industry for that matter. With clean water being a buzzword currently many people are starting to take a second look at the way we are doing things when it comes especially to piping water supply. This article outlays a current perspective on the current transition happening now: http://www.landeepipe.com/galvanized-pipe-will-be-replaced-by-plastic-pipe.html
Niron, an innovative plastic pipe system, is making its American debut in 2016. Nupi Americas, the producer and distributor for Niron, plans to open its new headquarters in South Carolina strictly for the production and distribution of Niron products. The pipe and fittings are made of polypropylene with a fiberglass center. Niron pipe is very strong and is just as stable as metal pipe . It is also said to have an extremely high rate of energy efficiency . Niron is ideal for hot and cold water lines as well as food and beverage distribution due to its fantastic thermal efficiency, boasting 10-20% energy savings. It is also great for air lines and non-toxic chemicals as well.
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Safety is often pushed to the wayside due to its associated costs. However in this case it would have paid to be safe. Southern California Gas Co. failed to replace a safety valve that was removed from an L.A. well over 35 years ago. Local residents were forced to leave and many are reportedly sick. They have since "lawyered up." If So Cal Gas Co. would have simply installed the necessary safety valve they would not be involved in a law suit, but more importantly California residents would be healthy and home safe. Instead, the company is now facing public scrutiny as well as litigation.
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