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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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Even a horrific accident, though, doesn't seem to be enough to spur OPS--or Congress--to make meaningful change to protect the public from dangerous pipelines, which are increasingly turning up under heavily populated areas.
Because it was not feasible to stop the pipeline flow during the relocation, Badger dug new trenches, installed replacement pipe and diverted the How to the relocated portion.
When acetylene-welded pipelines were constructed in the '20s and '30s, they didn't have the technology or quality control to make good-quality welds,'' he said.
The Current and Future Outlook of Global Oil and Gas Pipeline Industry to 2012
The Department of Water and Power has stated that the proposed crude-oil pipeline would place over 75 percent of the city's water supply in danger in the event of an earthquake or other major disaster.
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE: BWP) announced today that its subsidiary Texas Gas Transmission, LLC ("Texas Gas") is conducting a binding open season for capacity on its previously announced Fayetteville and Greenville Laterals which will transport gas for producers operating in the Fayetteville Shale play in Arkansas.
pipelines are dependent on their interconnections with other pipelines to reach their destination markets; and
Following this final step, Transwestern Pipeline Company, LLC became a new operating subsidiary of ETP.
today announced that it will build a new 63-mile, 24" gas pipeline primarily to serve its expanded 16 Bcf working capacity Worsham-Steed Gas Storage Facility located in the western portion of the prolific Barnett Shale gas play in North Texas.
NYSE:EPD) today announced that its affiliate, Enterprise Texas Pipeline L.
The new pipeline, which is approximately 93 miles in length, will be constructed parallel to and share much of the rights-of-way of RMPS's existing U-Crude pipeline to Salt Lake City.