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March 2016

The March issue of World Pipelines kicks off with a Russia regional report and also includes articles on the Polarled pipeline project; standards for contractors; valve care; treating reclaimer fluid during HDD operations and a coatings Q&A.


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Contents

Shifting relationships in Russia
A review of energy superpower Russia and its strained relationship with Europe, as told by Dr. Hooman Peimani.

Pipeline transport of Russia: past, present and future
Dr. Andrey V. Bystrov, the Head of the Department for Industrial Economy of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (PRUE) and Vadim D. Svirchevsky, Assistant Professor of the Department for Industrial Economy of PRUE.

A polar-led project
Ariesza Noor, Wasco, Malaysia.

A rising tide lifts all boats
Dr. Chris M. Fowler, NACE International Institute, USA.

Performing live
Junkan Wang, Ali Mirzaee-Sisan, Jens Petter Tronskar, Dag Øyvind Askheim and William A. Bruce, DNV GL.

A direct approach
Shamus McDonnell, PureHM (formerly Hunter McDonnell Pipeline Services), Canada.

World Pipelines' annual Coating Q&A featuring Seal For Life Industries, Aegion Coating Services and Axalta Coating Systems.

Maximising flowrate while minimising pressure losses
Prashant Gijavanekar, P.E. and Jack Smith, SNC-Lavalin, USA.

How to care for your valves
Pedro Lopez and Shannon Nimchan, Dresser-Rand business, part of Siemens, USA.

Pump technology in India
Paul Davis, Wanner International Ltd.

PED – a guide to compliance
Alasdair Reay, HPi Verification Services, UK.

Keeping the pressure off
Mike Semens-Flanagan, IMI Critical Engineering, UK.

I got 99 problems but welding ain't one
Ron A. Sewell, Huntingdon Fusion Techniques Ltd., UK.

Clamps and staying cutting-edge
Stéphane Allain, Serimax, France.

Reclaiming control
Gregg Hennigan, on behalf of Vermeer, USA.

Subsea sensing
Jonathan Ainley, Craig Moir and Michael Quinnell, Fugro.


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