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September 2009

The September issue covers a range of pipeline design topics, including stress testing, subsea engineering and pipeline technology for LNG transfer.  The regional report considers which South American countries are making the most of their oil and gas infrastructure (and which aren't). Other topics covered include valves, pumps and regulators, composite wrap technology and pipeline pigging.


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Contents

Guest Comment
Guest Comment

Pipeline News
Pipeline News

A Roller-Coaster Ride
World Pipelines correspondent Gordon Cope considers which South American countries are making the most of their oil and gas assets and infrastructure.

Why Track A Pig?
Richard Kershaw and Ralph Hyslop, Pigtek Ltd, UK.

The Semi-Smart Pig
Eric Freeman, T. D. Williamson, Inc., USA.

The Stress Test
Hans-Joachim de la Camp, TÜV SÜD Industrie Service, Germany.

The Missing Link
Jay Ryan and Eric Jas, Atteris Pty Ltd, Australia.

Electric Heat Tracing
Neil Malone, Heat Trace, UK.

Wrap It Up
Glenn Machado, Belzona, Inc., USA.

Understanding Oil And Water
Peter Carr, EP Consult LLC, USA.

Design Strategies For Strain
Carlos Sicilia, Kevin Williams and Mehrdad Mansour, KW Ltd, UK.

Innovation In The Field
ing. E. Broesder, Stopaq Europe B.V. , The Netherlands.

Understanding And Accounting For Pipeline Corrosion Rates, Part II
J. Dawson, GE Oil & Gas, PII Pipeline Solutions, UK, and S. Kariyawasam, TransCanada Pipelines, Canada.

Technology For Transfer
Afzal Hussain, Martha Viteri and Luis D’Angelo, DNV, and Jeff Zhang and Neal Prescott, Fluor Corporation, USA.

Actuator Operation
Mike McQuade, Valve Automation group, Emerson Process Management, USA.

Laser Sharp Sensing
Shankar Rajagopalan, CRC-Evans Automatic Welding, USA.

Upgrade To AUT
Chris Magruder and Michael Moles, Olympus NDT, USA.


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