Geocellular Stabilization for Oil and Gas Access Roads

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By Geo Products – Ecopetrol, one of the principal petroleum companies in Latin America, has been expanding its reach deeper into the forests of Colombia. Drilling exploratory wells in remote locations such as the Putumayo basin concurs with a very aggressive growth strategy. The area around Orito is an extremely dense, undulating forest with poor soils and wet subgrades, nearly impossible to drive... »

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Slope Stabilization with Geocells

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Panama’s coastal storms cause significant erosion issues. Punta Raton Beach exemplifies the challenges and how to overcome them. Limited space, steep and sandy slopes. Heavy rains and wind. In this Geosynthetica video interview, Al Florez (Geo Products LLC) discusses how Panama-based Panaweb utilized EnviroGrid geocells in a highly effective erosion control and slope stabilization design to ... »

Sustainable Slope Stabilization with Geocells

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For many years, the hilly Pacific coastline of Panama has witnessed erosion-causing storms. This has presented a number of problems to the residents in the Punta Raton Beach area. With limited space allowed for development but with high demand to make it possible, contractors have been required to cut into the bordering slopes at a 70° angle. Geo Products LLC's PC Lauringer writes on how geocells ... »