What are the advantages of using pipelines?

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What are the advantages of using pipelines?

Answer:

  • Pipelines are used for transporting crude oil, petroleum products and natural gas from oil and natural gas fields to refineries, fertilizer factories and big thermal plants.
  • Solids can also be transported through pipelines when converted into slurry.
  • Initial cost of laying a pipeline is high but subsequent running costs are minimal. It rules out transhipment loses or delays.