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Vol. 15, No. 19 Week of May 09, 2010
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


State plans LiDAR study for gas line route

Laser technology can find faults under brush; study to cover zone along Alaska Highway from Delta Junction to Canada

Wesley Loy

For Petroleum News

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources plans to study part of the proposed natural gas pipeline route with a laser-powered technology known as LiDAR. LiDAR, an acronym for light detection and ranging, is highly effective at locating faults that could pose a hazard to a pipeline. The DNR in April....

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