Describe any three points of merit of pipeline transportation.
Now pipeline are used for transporting cruid oil petroleum products and natural gas from oil and natural gas fields to refineries, fertiliser factories and big thermal power plants.
- Pipelines can be laid through difficult terrain as well as under water.
- Its operation and maintenance costs are lower than other means of land transportation.
- Low energy consumption.
- Saving fuel for transportations.
- It is non-polluting means of transport or it say ecofriendly.
- It rules out trans-shipment losses and delays.