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Episode 15: Halliburton Develops Non-Intrusive Pipeline Inspection Method for Unpiggable Lines with Stephen Newman

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:00 AM

In this month’s edition of the Pipeline Technology Podcast sponsored by Pipeline & Gas Journal, Stephen Newman of Halliburton discusses his recent article, Non Intrusive Pipeline Inspection Method for Unpiggable Lines. In this episode, you will learn about the technology behind this development, specifically the survey methods and their assistance in risk mitigation and pigging campaigns, the key factors that go into this non-intrusive inspection approach, and more.

Episode 14: Reassessing Value Placed on System Pressure Tests with Harald Wathne and Olivier Royet

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 5:00 AM

In this month’s edition of the Pipeline Technology Podcast sponsored by Pipeline & Gas Journal, Harald Wathne and Olivier Royet of DNV discuss their recent P&GJ article, “Reassessing Value Placed on System Pressure Tests.” In this episode, you will learn about the current use of system pressure tests in Integrity Management of pipelines, how to manage the costs of pressure tests when performed in an offshore environment, the emergence of new alternatives to system pressure testing, and more

Episode 13: Cybersecurity Directive for Oil & Gas Pipelines Targets Vulnerabilities with Marco Ayala

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 5:00 AM

In this month’s edition of the Pipeline Technology Podcast sponsored by Pipeline & Gas Journal, ICS security expert Marco Ayala joins host Russel Treat to discuss the recent cybersecurity directive issued to oil and gas pipeline operators. In this episode, you will learn about key lessons from the Colonial cybersecurity incident, the two cybersecurity directives issued in the aftermath, what’s contained in the newly-revised API 1164 RP for pipeline cybersecurity, and more important security topics.

Episode 12: Midyear International Outlook for Pipeline Construction with Jeff Awalt

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 5:00 AM

In this month’s edition of the Pipeline Technology Podcast sponsored by Pipeline & Gas Journal, Jeff Awalt of P&GJ joins Russel Treat to discuss the latest developments with international pipeline construction at the mid-way point of 2021. In this episode, you will learn about changes in pipeline construction in key global markets, what countries are driving demand for natural gas and crude, and other key topics for pipeline operators and midstream companies.

Episode 11: Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack Raises Alarm for Midstream Companies with Niyo "Little Thunder" Pearson

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 5:00 AM

In this month’s edition of the Pipeline Technology Podcast sponsored by Pipeline & Gas Journal, Niyo “Little Thunder” Pearson of ONE Gas discusses his timely article on why the recent Colonial Pipeline cyberattack should raise alarms for midstream companies. In this episode, you will learn about what caused the Colonial Pipeline cybersecurity attack, the lessons learned from the attack, what every pipeline operator and midstream company needs to look out for, and more.

Episode 10: Application of Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing for Pipeline Integrity & Security with Dr. Alasdair Murray and Jeff Williamson

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:00 AM

In this month’s edition of the Pipeline Technology Podcast sponsored by Pipeline & Gas Journal, Dr. Alasdair Murray and Jeff Williamson of OptaSense discuss their recent article, “Application of Distributed Fiber-optic Sensing for Pipeline Integrity and Security.” Listen to this episode to learn more about how fiber optic technology has evolved over the past decade, the application of fiber optic sensing to support leak detection in pipelines, and much more.

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.