PHMSA updates the regulation, incorporates API 1163. Are you prepared?

Feb 26

To ensure safety and reliability, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) included section 195.591 In-Line Inspection (ILI) of pipelines in the Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations last year. This means that when...

Monitoring pipelines from the sky

Jun 26

Pipeline operators are required to meet federal and state safety regulations, with regulatory frequency depending on oil or gas lines. The presence of High Consequence Areas (HCAs) and the Potential Impact Radius (PIR) created from the product in...

Mitigating Pipeline Corrosion

May 19

An operator’s worst fear is a leak or rupture in their pipeline. Excavation damage (mechanical damage, dents, gouges, etc.) are one of the leading causes of pipeline incidents; however, external and internal corrosion can result in significant...

Mitigating pipeline risk and financial pitfalls with Cross Bore programs

May 15

Pipeline organizations are acutely aware of risks posed by natural gas cross bores caused by horizontal directional drilling (HDD), but although necessary, efforts to mitigate these risks can result in expansive and costly programs. Before we get...

How to Accurately Locate and Evaluate Anomalies?

Apr 25

The majority of pipelines are hidden from view and warnings of possible anomalies are not clearly visible. A comprehensive range of assessment techniques are used to assess critical anomalies, including in-line inspections, but how can these...

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