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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Strain capacity analysis of the mismatched welding joint with misalignments of D 1,422 mm X80 steel pipelines: An experimental and numerical investigation

Anomalies as misalignment, microcrack are inevitable for large diameter high strength steel pipelines. To ensure the strain capacity of mismatched welding joint with misalignments of D 1,422 mm X80...

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Performance of buried pipes in moving slopes under axial loading – evaluation tools

Buried pipeline systems form a key part of effective and safe infrastructures for the transportation of natural resources such as natural gas and liquid. However, they may be constructed in areas prone...

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Fracture parameters for buried cast iron pipes subjected to internal surface corrosions and cracks

The cast-iron pipeline has been utilized as the water main since the last century and continuously contributes to the present community by supplying potable water. These pipes are subjected to corrosions...

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A comparative study of the effect of the soil constitutive model on the seismic response of buried concrete pipes

No attention has been given in previous studies to understand the influence of the sophistication of the soil constitutive model on the response of buried concrete pipes subjected to transverse seismic...

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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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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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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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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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Analysis of fracture energy in drop weight tear testing of API X65 gas pipeline steel

•Exact analysis of fracture energy and its apportion into different parts.•Presentation of an estimating equation for determination of the cknow•effect of pre-dynamic loading on fracture energy.•Presentation...

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Numerical study of strain-based monitoring parameter on steel strip reinforced thermoplastic pipe (SSRTP) under internal pressure

In offshore engineering, the pipe is the critical component for oil and gas transportation. Its integrity directly influences the transport of oil and gas. Steel strip reinforced thermoplastic pipe...

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Experimental study of trench effect on lateral failure mechanisms around the pipeline buried in clay

Pipelines are usually trenched and backfilled using the pre-excavated soil as cost-effective protection against the environmental, constructional, and operational loads. The design of buried pipelines...

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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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Leakage of gasoil from side cut piping in crude distillation unit of a petroleum refinery: An industrial case study

•Leakage of gasoil from side cut piping in crude distillation unit of a petroleum refinery: An industrial case study•SS316L elbow has been failed after 3 years of gasoil service in side cut piping.•Material...

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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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Field and laboratory assessment of electrochemical probes for visualizing localized corrosion under buried pipeline conditions

Corrosion probes designed based on an electrochemically integrated multi-electrode array have been evaluated in an extensive field and laboratory evaluation program in order to identify their capabilities...

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