July 7, 2013

Pipeline Safety and Integrity: The Pipe Pig

At Snelson, you’ll frequently hear us talking and writing about safety and integrity being a core value and we mean it. It might sound like nice words on a web page displayed with our awards, but let’s dig deeper into the topic if you’ll pardon the pun. The Pipe Pig […]
June 18, 2013

The Advantages of Natural Gas

Why Natural Gas? Natural gas is a critical source of energy because it is a cleaner, extremely abundant, fuel source. America’s abundant supply translates to a significantly reduced dependency on foreign oil and OPEC. Natural gas supplies more than “one-half of the energy consumed by residential and commercial customers, and […]
April 8, 2013

Snelson’s Paradise to Falcon Pipeline Project

Watch our Video! The Goal In the summer of 2011, Snelson mobilized to Pinedale, Wyoming. The job? 15 miles of 30″ pipeline between the Paradise and Falcon compressor stations. The Challenges The project faced many challenges over the 3.5 month duration. 85 percent of the project was on Federal Bureau […]
March 11, 2013

Snelson Video – Placing Pipe Uphill!

Working on flat, level ground is great, but it’s not always an option. Here one of the Snelson teams is getting ready to place the pipe in the trench going up a hill. In this case it was welded up and placed in trench in one piece. If you look […]
February 1, 2013

Snelson Video – Dozer pulling Trencher!

What does it take to put in a pipeline in challenging terrain? Large pipelines require big iron to get the job done. Check out this video of a big Cat Dozer pulling a Trencher up a steep hillside! The seasoned professionals at Snelson do the job right, time after time.
September 28, 2012

The Natural Gas Revolution

The Natural Gas Revolution Natural gas is a vital part of the energy mix we rely on in our day to day lives. For over 60 years, Snelson Companies has continued to be a leader in bringing these energy resources to businesses and homes around the country. From transmission pipeline […]
July 16, 2012

Natural Gas Distribution

Gas Distribution You might be thinking of the more than 100,000 gas stations across the US, however, we’re not talking about the gas (or gasoline) you put in your car. Instead we’re talking about Natural Gas, a key energy component in so many parts of our lives. Like oil, natural […]
May 22, 2012

Gill Ranch Compressor Station Project

The project begins A staggering amount of work was done by Snelson in California for the Gill Ranch Storage Project. The compressor facility civil factions were completed safely and efficiently. It was a very technical undertaking, but we could see Snelson’s experience with facility construction reflected in the success of […]
April 17, 2012

Learn about Snelson. Watch our video!

Snelson Companies – Who are we? What do we do? Watch the following video to find out! This video highlights the ways that Snelson Companies specializes in construction that moves energy. Snelson is licensed to work anywhere in the United States, with quality employees who have decades of experience. Watch […]
March 19, 2012

A Successful Utah Pipeline Project

Late spring brought a big rumble to northeast Utah as Snelson’s pipeline construction spread rolled into Vernal to build 25 miles of 24″ pipeline from the Green River block valve to Fidlar compressor station. The crews set off across the rocky desert to build Questar’s new line. When the Federal […]