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A term for art for 'under development', as in the products that a pharmaceutical company has under development—'in the pipeline'—that it hopes to bring to market within a foreseeable future.

pipeline

(pīp′līn″)
A colloquial term for the active research and development by a biotechnology or pharmaceutical firm of new products, esp. of new drugs.
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Pipeline operators do most of their own inspections and develop their own safety standards, and they're not required to inspect regularly.
On Thursday, however, a state Superior Court judge barred the company from using the power of eminent domain to acquire 26 miles of property through the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles to build the pipeline.
Since the project began in 1992, no villages located along the pipeline route have been relocated.
Pacific Pipeline saw that it was time to flex some muscle, and resorted to a ``last resort'' eminent domain action, McLean said.
To order this report: The Current and Future Outlook of Global Oil and Gas Pipeline Industry to 2012
More than two years later, homeowners around Wolfskill Street say they still don't like that fact that the Arco pipeline is in the ground beneath them, even though Arco closed the line after the earthquake.
It also explains why Pacific Pipeline and its army of lobbyists are so upset that the council demonstrated some backbone.
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP is a master limited partnership engaged through its subsidiaries, Texas Gas Transmission, LLC and Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP, in the interstate transportation and storage of natural gas.
Based on an external evaluation carried out at the time of the acquisition of PDN, US$10 million was attributed to the value of the Pipeline given its prevailing throughput.
Our new pipeline has been designed to give our storage customers significant additional take-away capacity and to provide new transportation alternatives to gas producers and other shippers in the Barnett Shale.
Crosstex has committed to contract for 150,000 million British thermal units (MMBtus) per day of firm transportation capacity on Gulf Crossing Pipeline for an initial term of 10 years following commencement of service.
The Sherman Extension will be comprised of a 30 and 36-inch diameter pipeline originating at a central delivery point on Enterprise's Texas intrastate pipeline system near Morgan Mill, Texas (southwest of Fort Worth), and will extend through the center of the current Barnett Shale development area to Sherman, Texas.