Replacing corroded pipelines costs upwards of $643,000 per kilometer. Mark Byerley, President of NACE International, explains why maintaining and inspecting pipelines is vital in the battle with corrosion.
With pipeline corrosion costing oil and gas industry billions of dollars in repairs and lost production, we speak to expert Richard Norsworthy about preventative measures.
PPSA members Thomas Beuker of the ROSEN Technology and Research Center (RTRC) in Germany, Bryce Brown of ROSEN USA and Mohammed Jaarah, of ROSEN Saudi Arabia, describe the results of a survey into the use of Electro-Magnetic Accoustic Transducer technology to help combat stress corrosion cracking.
United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has called for the use of non-shielding pipeline coatings on natural gas pipelines that meet the new regulations for increasing Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure (MAOP).
SPSE owns and operates a centralized flowmeter proving facility. This accredited flow laboratory is used for SPSE's own needs and by third parties (mainly manufacturers).