American Petroleum Institute
Introductory guide provides a summary overview of the pipeline
industry, with various topics covered including types of products transported
(e.g., crude oil, refined petroleum products, and natural gas), design
and construction, transportation process, costs of transportation,
pipeline system locations by type of
product and region, and safety and security measures. All information
is available free online.
Palladian Publications Ltd.
Monthly publication provides news and information for the global oil
and gas pipeline industries, with online news
article sections including project news,
contracts and tenders, special reports, business
news, regulations and standards,
equipment and safety, and product news.
Selected articles can be viewed free
online, with free trial subscription and full access to
all articles available with registration.
Association of Oil Pipe Lines
Resource section provides an overview of the pipeline industry and
includes fact sheets that provide
more detailed information on specific topics such
as design and construction, safety, monitoring and inspection, preventive
maintenance, rapid emergency response plans, and environmental
protection. Overview, interactive map, fact sheets, tool kits,
and other presentations are all available free online.
Gulf Publishing Holdings LLC
Pipeline & Gas Journal
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for the midstream oil and gas industries, with
special features including "The 500 Report" published in November which provides a comprehensive listing
of U.S. energy pipeline systems and ranks the top companies by
operating revenues, gas sold,
total gas throughput, distribution customers, product deliveries,
and miles of mains and service
Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
Resources available from this organization include:
Introductory guide provides an overview of the gas pipeline industry,
with topics covered in this guide including benefits to the overall U.S. economy, design and construction
process, focus on safety and reliability, operating systems efficiently to
assure reliable delivery, guarding against cyber threats and ensuring physical security, and protecting
the environment. All information can be viewed free online.
Reports included in this section cover various aspects of the pipeline
industry, with topics addressed
in the reports including construction
and operation of pipelines, challenges facing pipeline operators,
legal and regulatory framework under which pipelines operate,
and new and evolving issues such as changes in federal regulations
concerning methane emissions. All reports can be viewed
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national,
state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of
companies, market volume and sales trends, average company
sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up
activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.