Uncover What Lies Beneath

As the duration, severity and location of weather-related events increase, utilities are turning focus below the surface to this vital — and potentially volatile — network of energy.

 

The use of natural gas has grown in recent years, thanks to its cost and sustainability benefits, and in 2016, it overtook coal as the top source of power generation in the nation, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

But as is true for almost all areas of infrastructure in the U.S., many natural gas pipelines are reaching, or have already reached, the end of their life cycles.

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