Ed Landgraf

Ed is the founder of CAMO “Coastal And Marine Operators” Pipeline industry group and serves as Chairman of the Board.

Ed has worked in the oil and gas industry for 30 years. A native of Oklahoma and graduate of Oklahoma State Univ., his first industry assignments started in West Texas. He spent 4 years in various locations throughout Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado. The following 26 years have been dedicated to Gulf Coast Region. His assignments included further developing and managing infrastructure protection, risks management, damage prevention, pipeline safety, CSR sustainability, project management, technical assurance and QAQC initiatives. Ed is also an independent professional consultant.

Ed has 17 years of volunteer service to the community as Vice- Chairman of Coastal Zone Management, Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, member of the National Estuary Program’s Management Conference, and Coastal Conservation Assn. Board of Directors.

Ed founded CAMO “Coastal And Marine Operators” group in 2009. CAMO now has over 25 participating companies, NGO’s and agencies, all working to enhance pipeline infrastructure integrity, environmental protection, public safety, coastal and marine damage prevention by designing and implementing new innovative solutions.

Fatal Marine Tragedy

Fatal Tragedy Strikes as Online Training Rolls Out Four crewmen are dead due to a cutter suction dredge that struck a propane pipeline August 21, 2020 in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel’s Inner Harbor. The gas ignited, causing an explosion aboard the dredge. Just two years earlier and approximately 50 miles away, the same type …

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Closing Gaps in Damage Prevention with New Best Practices and First-Ever Online Training. Coastal and Marine Operators (CAMO) Focuses on Marine Damage Prevention.

The United States has a wealth of natural resources; everything from habitat to petroleum reserves is unequalled. Many U.S. citizens work in fishing, marine, waterways and energy-related industries. Pipelines safely convey an array of liquids and gases within, and well beyond, our coastlines. Dredging and many other types of marine construction and excavation activities occur …

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Port of South Louisiana

As the largest tonnage port in the western hemisphere, encompassing 54 miles of the Mississippi River, spanning three Louisiana parishes, and receiving 4,000 deep-draft vessels and 55,000 barges on average annually, the Port of South Louisiana is well-positioned to respond to river emergencies. Pipeline strikes are an all too frequent occurrence causing loss of life, …

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Federal One Call and Damage Prevention Law Pursued by CAMO

All 50 states have some type of One Call and damage prevention law, ordinance or regulation, but what about those areas outside of a state’s jurisdiction? Areas within United States boundaries where individual state rules do not apply, areas which are governed and controlled solely by federal agencies? These areas have no One Call or …

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Navigating Safety around Underwater Lines: What You Need to Know

Where is the damage prevention love and protection for underwater lines? Many people don’t realize all types of lines traverse some kind of waterway in their span from start to finish. Using the U.S. Gulf Coast pipeline network as an example, this article reveals damage prevention and response guidelines that can be applied to ANY …

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