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THE history of piping design and engineering can be traced back to early civilizations. In Indus valley civilization the art and science of piping design and engineering was evident in the colonies. There was a network of pipes to transport water. In China bamboo pipes were used to transport water. Later they used bamboo pipes wrapped with wax to carry natural gases.
FACTORS WHICH LED TO GROWTH OF PIPING DESIGN AND ENGINEERING
The piping design and engineering saw fast growth after 19th century because of following factors:
Piping design and engineering is a key element in various streams of engineering. Piping and accessories constitute over 25% of the total capital investment in the chemical process industry, petroleum and petrochemical industry, pharmaceutical industry, power plants, long distance LNG/LPG/CNG Piping systems and Irrigation systems.
It helps students to design mechanical, packaging and manufacturing engineers to accurately design, route document and produce complex piping an tubing system while optimally reusing designs for dramatic time savings and improvements in productivity.
A variety of global challenges like corrosion prevention, pipeline maintenance, leak detection in long distance pipelines, pipe coating, concrete coating, bending, welding and deep water services pipeline cleaning, pipeline operating efficiency etc in itself demands a specialized stream in piping design and engineering.
With the increasing emphasis on transportation of petroleum products, natural gas, corrosive hazardous chemicals. through underground and long distance pipelines the requirement of skilled piping engineers is increasing day by day.
Indiana Man Operates Oil Well in Backyard, Producing Three Barrels of Crude a Day
Published May 19, 2008 SELMA, Ind. – It's just a drop in the global oil bucket, but an eastern Indiana man is operating an oil well in his backyard in an effort to capitalize on soaring crude prices.
Greg Losh's rig produces three barrels of crude oil a day, though he told FOX News that he hasn't started selling it yet. For now, he and his partners are keeping it in storage containers.
He declined to say how much oil they've collected in the two weeks they've been pumping.
But as oil is going for about $127 a barrel on the international market, three daily would yield just under $400 a day for Losh on the global spot market — or 1/100,000 of the daily production increase the Saudis agreed to earlier this month.
Still, in spite of those returns and the $100,000 it costs to drill a well, it's worth it to Losh considering the current price of oil, he told WISH-TV in Indianapolis.
The oil his well produces comes from the Trenton field that fueled the growth of east-central Indiana cities more than a century ago, he told the station.
He expects to drill four more wells soon on his property in the town of Selma about 55 miles northeast of Indianapolis.
"It's a money maker. It is paying off," Losh told FOX.
The oil is stored in a tank and transported to Ohio for sale, he said. His oil well also produces natural gas to heat his home and several others.
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