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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Offshore pipeline integrity assessment considering material and parametric uncertainty

This paper presents a methodology that integrates the semi-empirical corrosion models with probabilistic analysis to study steel structural failure behavior considering material and parametric uncertainties....

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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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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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A probabilistic-based model for dynamic predicting pitting corrosion rate of pipeline under stray current interference

lDevelop a model for dynamic corrosion rate of pipeline under stray current interference.lEvaluate the effect of distance on the corrosion rate fluctuation.lAssess the distribution of dynamic corrosion...

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Dynamic reliability model for subsea pipeline risk assessment due to third-party interference

The accidents of subsea pipelines due to third-party interference often result in catastrophic impacts, therefore, risk assessment has progressively become substantial to ensure the safety and reliability...

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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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Strength matching factor of pipeline girth weld designed by reliability method

Crack-like defects frequently form in pipes exposed to aggressive environments or during welding fabrication. Appropriate strength matching factors should be determined for welding process evaluation...

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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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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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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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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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Further development of the gamma exponent model for assessment of flaws in oil and gas pipelines

The Gamma Exponent Model (“GEM”) is a recently developed methodology for failure pressure prediction of flaws in oil and gas pipelines. The model has previously demonstrated applicability for the assessment...

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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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Research and application of natural gas pipeline assessment method in Location Class upgrading areas

With the development of society and economy in China, the Location Class of many natural gas pipelines has been upgraded compared with the as-built data. Location Class upgrading will lead to significantly...

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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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Optimization and intelligent control for operation parameters of multiphase mixture transportation pipeline in oilfield: A case study

In order to achieve the purpose of efficient, safe and reliable operation, it has become the development trend and direction to build an intelligent oilfield transportation pipeline network with big...

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Strain demand of elastic pipes subjected to permanent ground displacements using the finite difference method

Long-distance pipelines are one of the primary means of oil and gas transportation. During the construction process, long-distance pipelines are inevitably buried across geohazard zones, which potentially...

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Effect of location of crack in dent on burst pressure of pipeline with combined dent and crack defects

Burst pressure of pipelines with longitudinal cracks located at the centre of rectangular dents varies with defect size and recent reports indicate that it could be very high for shallow cracks inside...

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