This introductory training manual explains how pipelines daily move millions of barrels of crude oil and refined products in the United States. The textbook reviews the history, development, and construction of petroleum pipelines and discusses gathering oil from the fields, operating pump stations, controlling oil movement, maintaining pipelines, and pipelining products. It also includes environmental considerations, special rules and regulations. Readable language, clearly labeled illustrations and photographs, and a glossary aid the reader in comprehending the material. Sponsored by the American Petroleum Institute, Transportation Department. ISBN 0-88698-093-3. 1984, 112 pp.