Duluth News Tribune
Nancy Norr and Craig Olson

Natural resources allow us to transport our goods from point A to point B, fuel our cars, keep our homes warm, and cook the food that keeps our families happy and healthy. Those natural resources include the materials that fabricate steel pipe and the petroleum that flows through it. In Minnesota, we rely on liquid oil pipelines to move energy safely to where it’s needed and used to do all of the above.

For decades, pipelines quietly have crossed a variety of environments, moving energy to where it’s needed and used. More than 2.5 million miles of gas and petroleum pipelines crisscross the United States, safely crossing thousands of bodies of water to deliver the energy we rely on to fuel our daily lives.

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