Appalachian Underground Corrosion Short Course
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PIPELINE INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT

The course is intended to familiarize student with standards and regulations and ECDA standards, methods, and tools, as well as provide practical and useful information on testing techniques associated with Pipeline Integrity Management.

Pipeline Integrity Management Sub-Chairman: Tom Cairns

 

Class Descriptions

PIPELINE INTEGRITY AND STANDARDS

This course includes a brief discussion of pipeline integrity development and how it affects corrosion personnel.


DATA INTEGRATION

This course discusses the combination of data residing in different sources to provide a unified view for use in pipeline integrity assessments.


ECDA INDIRECT INSPECTION TOOLS, CIS

A review of close interval survey practices used in External Corrosion Direct Assessment.


ECDA INDIRECT INSPECTION TOOLS, DCVG-ACVG CURRENT ATTENUATION

An overview of various tools used for evaluation as part of External Corrosion Direct Assessment.


INLINE INSPECTION STANDARDS, METHODS AND TOOLS

Practical guidelines and examples of inline inspection methods and tools.


AC MITIGATION

An overview of the symptoms, effects, and mitigation of induced AC current in pipelines.


ATMOSPHERIC CORROSION INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT

A review of atmospheric corrosion regulatory guidelines, causes of corrosion, and coating selection.


DIFFICULT TO PIG PIPELINES

An overview of regulatory, design, and operational considerations for difficult to pig pipelines.


SCC DIRECT INSPECTION

Guidelines for the performance of Stress Control Cracking Direct Assessment.


CORROSION REGULATIONS DOT/PHMSA PERSPECTIVE

A discussion of current corrosion-related topics from a PHMSA perspective.


ASSESSMENT OF CASING FILLER EFFECTIVENESS

A case history of casing filler effectiveness.


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