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Equipment & safety


The best of both worlds

Turnkey hot tapping and plugging with gas recompression maximises productivity, says Brian Anderson, WeldFit Corporation.



World Pipelines asked Stockton Drilling some questions about horizontal directional drilling.


Closures that comply

Rolf Gunnar Lie and Neil McKnight, T.D. Williamson, discuss a new approach to the safety and design of pig trap quick actuating closures.


Gathering geo-data

Mapping and surveillance have shown a repeated high return on investment for asset management, says Luke Brouwers and Ibtesam Hasan, Fugro.


Acoustic resonance technology

Shell and TSC Subsea explore advanced high-resolution wall thickness for coated unpiggable subsea pipelines.


Detecting and sizing pinhole features

Alejandrino Ruiz, John Healy and Bradford Edwards, Pipecare US LLC, discuss detecting and sizing small diameter ‘pinhole’ type defects.


Rising to the challenge

Natural gas blended with hydrogen is increasingly being seen as an important solution in the move toward a net-zero economy, says Rodrigo Quintero Bejarano, Endress+Hauser.