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Risk-based pipeline integrity management: A road map for the resilient pipelines

Pipelines are the most vital energy-transportation mediums of today’s energy-intensive economies. To a level, pipeline integrity is tied to the continuous development and robustness of modern societies,...

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Current technologies and the applications of data analytics for crude oil leak detection in surface pipelines

Pipeline pressure monitoring has been the traditional and most popular leak detection approach, however, the delays with leak detection and localization coupled with the large number of false alarms...

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Critical flow velocity phenomenon in erosion-corrosion of pipelines: determination methods, mechanisms and applications

The critical flow velocity phenomenon is common in erosion-corrosion of many materials. It is of great importance to develop methods to determine the critical flow velocity and understand mechanisms...

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An overview on pipeline steel development for cold climate applications

For some decades, the resources within the northern hemisphere have been studied for possible exploration. The need for reliable infrastructures in such extreme cold climatic condition is constantly...

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A comparative study of burst failure models for assessing remaining strength of corroded pipelines

•A comprehensive review of corrosion assessment models was provided for corroded pipelines.•The existing corrosion models were categorized into three generations in terms of their reference stress.•The...

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Global and local parameters for characterizing and modeling external corrosion in underground coated steel pipelines: A review of critical factors

External corrosion assessments of pipeline systems encompass two critical factors: time and space (location). Field measurement databases, laboratory testing, and theoretical prediction studies have...

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An investigation of mitigating the safety and security risks allied with oil and gas pipeline projects

Oil and Gas Pipeline (OGP) projects face a wide range of safety and security Risk Factors (RFs) globally, particularly in the oil and gas producing countries having insecure environment and poor safety...

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Resilience assessment of a subsea pipeline using dynamic Bayesian network

Microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) is a serious concern and plays a significant role in the marine and subsea industry’s infrastructure failure. A probabilistic methodology is introduced in...

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An insight into asphaltene precipitation, deposition and management stratagems in petroleum industry

Petroleum industry is the mainstay of the economical enlargement of many nations. Most of the market prices of all commodities are built on the cost of wide-range of petroleum products. Prompt identifying...

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Hydrogen assisted cracking driven by cathodic protection operated at near −1200 mV CSE – an onshore natural gas pipeline failure

A 22-inch onshore natural gas transmission pipeline in operation since 1960 experienced an in-service rupture in January of 2018. The rupture was caused by an axial crack located 150 km (93 miles) downstream...

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A review of multiproduct pipeline scheduling: from bibliometric analysis to research framework and future research directions

Multiproduct pipelines play an important role in ensuring the downstream energy supply as they transport about 70% of refined products. To guarantee the safe and stable operation of pipelines during...

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Systematic literature review of the application of extended finite element method in failure prediction of pipelines

Ground movements caused by continuous freezing and thawing of the ground in arctic regions can potentially lead to pipeline failures. There are many factors such as internal pressure, pipeline geometry,...

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A new criterion based on strain determination for dent assessment of pipelines

Dents are one of the most common defects on pipelines and compromise the structural integrity. To date, relevant studies on failure assessment of dented pipelines have been limited, and the existing...

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Cross-country pipeline inspection data analysis and testing of probabilistic degradation models

Pipelines are the most efficient and safest means for the transportation of oil, gas, and refined petroleum products. Potentially severe consequences of pipeline failures make reliability and risk assessment...

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Planning of a flexible refined products transportation network in response to emergencies

The stable supply of refined products is a vital measure to maintain national security and economic development. However, unexpected accidents and incidents, such as pipeline failures, natural hazards,...

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Mechano-electrochemical interaction for pipeline corrosion: A review

•Define the thermodynamics and kinetics of mechano-electrochemical interaction for pipeline corrosion.•Quantitatively determine the effects of elastic and plastic deformations on pipeline corrosion.•Develop...

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Determination of boundary temperature and intelligent control scheme for heavy oil field gathering and transportation system

Heavy oil gathering and transportation system is increasingly attention and the realization of intelligent control has become the oilfield development direction and trend in the future. In this paper,...

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Numerical simulation and experimental verification of pitting corrosion propagation in sweet pipeline service

This paper has numerically simulated and experimentally verified the pitting corrosion propagation inside a low-alloy carbon steel pipeline for sweet (CO2) petroleum service. In this study, a Finite-Element-Analysis-based...

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Predictions for wax deposition in a pipeline carrying paraffinic or ‘waxy’ crude oil from the heat-transfer approach

The heat-transfer mechanism for solid deposition from ‘waxy’ or paraffinic oils and mixtures has been developed and validated through several experimental and modeling investigations over the past three...

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General corrosion vulnerability assessment using a Bayesian belief network model incorporating experimental corrosion data for X60 pipe steel

External corrosion is one of the leading causes of pipe failure in the oil and gas industry. In this study, a Bayesian belief network (BBN) model has been developed using corrosion rate (CR) data obtained...

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Strain-based reliability analysis of dented pipelines using a response surface method

Dent defects can decrease the life span of oil and gas pipelines. Therefore, they need constant monitoring and maintenance to ensure the pipeline’s safety and integrity. Subsequently, this paper performs...

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Leakage of gasoil from side cut piping in crude distillation unit of a petroleum refinery

•SS316L elbow has been failed after 3 years of gasoil service in side cut piping.•Material defect existed in the elbow due to poor pre-commissioning inspection.•Middle distillate gasoil produced from...

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An evaluation index system of the user satisfaction for the natural gas pipeline network

With the intent of making up for the lack of gas supply reliability in evaluating the ability of the natural gas pipeline network to provide users with gas supply services, the concept of the user satisfaction...

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Fatigue reliability analysis of dented pipelines

The present study carries out fatigue reliability analyses of oil and gas pipelines containing unconstrained plain-smooth dents under the variable amplitude loading caused by cyclic internal pressure....

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Identifying two-point leakages in parallel pipelines based on flow parameter analysis

Parallel pipelines are widely used to transport energy resources. Leakages usually can occur in pipelines due to aging, corrosion, metal failure, etc. When an accident happened, not only the energy...

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