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Review and analysis of pipeline leak detection methods

A pipeline burst or rupture causing a leak may significantly impact the environment and the reputation of the company operating the pipeline. In recent years, oil and gas pipelines are expected to be...

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Drag reduction in single-phase crude oil flow: A mini-review

It is well recognized that a major issue for fluid flows in many industrial pipe systems, including the transportation of crude oil, is the high energy consumption in the pipeline system brought on...

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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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Assessing damaged pipelines transporting hydrogen

There is worldwide interest in transporting hydrogen using both new pipelines and pipelines converted from natural gas service. Laboratory tests investigating the effect of hydrogen on the mechanical...

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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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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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Investigation on leakage detection and localization in gas-liquid stratified flow pipelines based on acoustic method

Leakage detection technology is of vital importance to the safe operation and flow insurance of multiphase flow pipelines. This paper for the first time applies acoustic based leakage detection method...

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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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Review of minimum requirements and development of guidance for weld spacing

Follow-on work to a recently completed joint industry project pertaining to hot tap branch connections included the development of guidance on minimum spacing between various combinations of adjacent...

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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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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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Artificial neural network models of burst strength for thin-wall pipelines

Burst strength is critical to pipeline design, operation, and integrity management. The Barlow formula with the ultimate tensile stress (UTS) was often used to estimate burst strength of line pipes....

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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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Experimental and numerical study on the flow characteristics of slug flow in a horizontal elbow

•Phase distribution of gas-liquid two-phase slug flow at the elbow was clarified.•Effects of elbow on flow characteristics at slug flow were analyzed.•A CFD simulation method for slug flow at the elbow...

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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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Application of line pipe and hot induction bends in hydrogen gas

For the upcoming hydrogen economy, transport pipelines for hydrogen gas and gas mixtures of hydrogen and natural gas are one of the important components. For the application of steel in hydrogen gas...

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Iceberg-seabed interaction evaluation in clay seabed using tree-based machine learning algorithms

In Arctic offshore regions, the oil and gas hydrocarbons are transferred to the onshore basins through the subsea pipelines. However, the operational integrity of the subsea pipeline may be at risk...

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Data augmentation using conditional generative adversarial network (cGAN): Application for prediction of corrosion pit depth and testing using neural network

Machine learning (ML) based algorithms, due to their ability to model nonlinear and complex relationship, have been used in predicting corrosion pit depth in oil and gas pipelines. Class imbalance and...

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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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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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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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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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High energy X-ray diffraction and small-angle scattering measurements of hydrogen fatigue damage in AISI 4130 steel

Accurate lifetime predictions are critical for repurposing existing pipelines for hydrogen transmission as well as for developing novel steels which are minimally susceptible to lifetime degradation...

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Prediction of properties on large diameter welded pipe: case study on 32″ × 16 mm X65 HSAW pipe

Large diameter welded pipes are amongst the most cost-effective transportation means for oil and gas. The production of those pipes involves different cold forming steps, as a result of which the mechanical...

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