Pipeline enclosures are an important investment and necessity in maintaining and protecting a pipeline. Pipelines can be subject to vandalism and protest, in addition to the already harsh climates they sometimes operate under. If you are looking for options to protect your assets, you may want to consider using a fabric structure. Alaska Structures has been designing fabric enclosures for pipelines for over 40 years to protect them from people and the elements. In fact, they created the longest fabric building in the world to enclose a pipeline at the Red Dog Mine in the Arctic.
Fracking is becoming an increasingly popular method of oil and natural gas extraction. This method of gas collection is boosting energy production in the united states and frac-sand is becoming more in demand. Market researchers forecast a double digit increase and up to a 23% annual growth through 2016. If you are working in the oil and gas industry you must be prepared for the increased demand frac-sand and other fracking materials. You will need to store all the sand and equipment, so be sure to look into all storage options. One cost friendly solution is to use fabric buildings as warehouses for frac-sand. Many manufactures make fabric buildings, including Alaska Structures, so research companies and their products to find the best solution for your operation.