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Episode 5: Pipeline Challenge Limits of Leak-Tight Pipeline Isolation with Angus Bowie

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 6:00 AM

In this month’s edition of the Pipeline Technology Podcast sponsored by Pipeline & Gas Journal, Angus Bowie of STATS Group discusses the pipeline challenge limits of leak-tight pipeline isolation. Learn about how to perform a pipeline isolation, different types of temporary isolations, the use of 3D animation to support project understanding, and more information.

Episode 4: Using Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing in Lieu of Radiography for Weld Inspections with Guy Maes

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 6:00 AM

In this month’s edition of the Pipeline Technology Podcast sponsored by Pipeline & Gas Journal, Guy Maes of Zetec, Inc. discusses various Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) methods that can be used to support weld inspections. In this episode, you will learn about ultrasonic testing (UT) techniques, Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT), Full Matrix Capture (FMC), Total Focusing Method (TFC), and Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD). You will also learn about where the technology is heading.

Episode 3: Installation, Operating Considerations for Pipeline Composite Repair with Colton Sheets

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 6:00 AM

Colton Sheets of Stress Engineering Services discusses his recent Pipeline & Gas Journal article, “Operating, Installation Considerations For Pipeline Composite Repairs.” You will learn about the fundamentals of pipeline composite repair, the importance of understanding how to install composite repair material, the need for quality control for complex composite repair projects, the results of a 10-year PRCI study on the long-term degradation of composites installed on pipelines, and much more.

Episode 2: Evolution of ILI and Metal Loss Detection with Thomas Meinzer

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 5:00 AM

Thomas Meinzer of NDT Global joins the Pipeline Technology Podcast to discuss his recent article in Pipeline & Gas Journal, “Evolution of Ultrasonic Inline Inspection.” In the discussion hosted by Russel Treat, you will learn about how ILI has advanced over the past 20 years, the significant improvements in data digitization to support data analysis, how robot technology is supporting pipeline inspection capabilities, and more. - Access show notes and full episode transcript at PipelinersPodcast.c

Episode 1: Introduction to the Pipeline Technology Podcast with Michael Reed

Monday, September 14, 2020 7:19 PM

This month’s Pipeline Technology Podcast (PTP) episode sponsored by Pipeline & Gas Journal (PGJ) features podcast host Russel Treat and Michael Reed, editor of PGJ, discussing the launch of a brand-new podcast. Listen to the first episode to learn more about why the podcast launched, the role of Pipeline & Gas Journal in sponsoring the new podcast, and what you can expect to hear covered in future episodes of the podcast.