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Episode 9: Edge Computing Optimizes Pipeline Management with Corie Allemand

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 5:00 AM

In this month’s edition of the Pipeline Technology Podcast sponsored by Pipeline & Gas Journal, Corie Allemand of Stratus Technologies discusses his recent article on how edge computing optimizes pipeline management. Listen to this episode to learn more about why edge computing is a game-changer for the pipeline industry, the main focus of edge computing to collect the appropriate data to support decision-making, the difference between edge devices and edge services, and more topics.

Episode 8: Choosing & Using Composite Repair Systems with Casey Whalen

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 5:00 AM

Casey Whalen of ClockSpring|NRI discusses his recent Pipeline & Gas Journal article, “Choosing, Using Composite Repair Systems.” Learn about the ideal use of composites in pipeline repair, the versatility of composites, the goal of a composite to reduce stress and load on the pipe, various considerations that go into a “permanent” composite repair, how aerospace technology is being brought over to pipelining to support composite repair, and more.

Episode 7: Pipeline Mergers & Acquisitions in 2021 and Beyond with Richard Nemec

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:00 AM

In this month’s edition of the Pipeline Technology Podcast sponsored by Pipeline & Gas Journal, Richard Nemec of PGJ joins Russel Treat to discuss the fluid M&A environment in the oil and gas pipeline industry. In this episode, you will learn about the impact of COVID-19 on M&A, how the market changed in 2020, the impact of the recent cold snap in Texas, what 2021 looks like for M&A activity, which players are in the mix to participate in asset consolidation, and other timely topics.

Episode 6: When Pipelines Strain Assessment Exceeds Capacity with Inessa Yablonskikh

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:00 AM

In this month’s edition of the Pipeline Technology Podcast sponsored by Pipeline & Gas Journal, Inessa Yablonskikh of Baker Hughes discusses her recent P&GJ article, “When Pipelines Strain Assessment Exceeds Capacity,” with host Russel Treat. You will learn about the different types of pipeline strain loads, how the construction of pipe is critical to understand the effects of corrosion and defects, the need for tools, and more topics critical to supporting pipeline integrity management.

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.