Posted by April 20, 2022 in Blog.on
When it comes to oil and energy, it’s important to understand that everything is connected globally. Currently, the war between Russia and Ukraine is devastating as well as causing fossil fuel prices to surge around the world, especially in places such as the US and Canada. So, what does that mean exactly? Well, Russia accounts for about 10% of global petroleum production. As the war with Ukraine continues, countries like the US and Canada are wanting to pull away from Russia as a source of...Read More Here!
Posted by April 13, 2022 in Blog.on
We’ve all seen the headlines about rising gas prices. They are currently very high, there’s no doubt about it. Whether you realize it or not, oil and the products that are derived from its manufacturing are an integral part of our daily lives. Currently, the price of an oil barrel is hovering around $125. The reason we focus so much on gas prices is that we can visibly see it. When you get to the gas station, the prices are plastered on the sign, and your wallet feels the burn. ...Read More Here!
Posted by November 4, 2021 in Blog.on
The Beginning It began on November 4th, 1986 in Edmonton, Alberta... Stu Chase purchased a company called T&A Sales Enterprises 1986 ltd. for $3,150. He couldn’t afford rent so the previous owner of the business agreed to let him use the courtesy phone in his reception area as his office. A few months later he rented a 10’ x 12’ office upstairs for $50 a month. Across the hall was Gary Richard McCaskill of GRM Fluid Controls. Stu and Gary became partners and Stu eventually bought G...Read More Here!
Posted by November 10, 2020 in Blog.on
Proper storage and maintenance is important in ensuring the optimal performance and condition of urethane pigs. Apache pigs will perform as designed for pipeline cleaning, batching and displacement. However, urethane components are subject to deterioration under certain conditions - namely, heat, humidity and UV light. In order to keep your pigs in top shape, here are some guidelines you should follow for proper storage and cleaning of pipeline pigs: General Guidelines A mentioned, he...Read More Here!
Posted by October 10, 2020 in Blog.on
While the function of a pipeline pig may seem simple enough – cleaning, batching, etc. – there are a variety of pigs that have been developed to fulfill different maintenance applications. With such a wide variety of pigs in existence, it can be challenging to choose the right pig for the job. Here are the different types of pigs available for pipeline maintenance and the roles they are best suited for: Types of Pipeline Pigs Foam Pigs Foam pigs are the most common and basic t...Read More Here!