Different concrete mixes are used in various applications in the oil and gas industry, from oil well cementing to providing stability to offshore platforms. Concrete is also used in protecting oil and gas pipelines, most of them made of carbon steel, or providing them negative buoyancy in offshore applications and other wet environments.
Batelle, TerraGo Technologies, CTDUT-Pipeline Technology Center, CartoPac and more
The Southern Gas Association (SGA) holds an annual conference at which many subjects are discussed involving gas transmission and distribution operations.
PetroChina began its pipeline integrity management (PIM) project in 2005. As the project progressed, officials realized the structure of the pipeline data model formed the basis for many kinds of analysis and assessments increasingly important to an operator when implementing PIM.
CECO Pipeline Services (CPSC) began providing a variety of quality services to pipeline operators in 2003.
Tony Keane, executive director of NACE International, recently assembled a panel of NACE member pipeline corrosion control experts to answer a series of questions on the challenges involved with assessing and protecting pipelines at cased road and railway crossings.
This article shares experiences we have gained working with several customers to geo-code leak and pipe inspection reports and associate them with the pipe segment in the GIS that best matches the address location and other attributes of the report.
International Paint LLC, an AkzoNobel company, has introduced Intertherm® 898 CSA, a two-component cold spray aluminum-coating system specifically designed to help protect piping from corrosion and a wide range of temperatures with a single-coating solution.