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Study of the factors affecting the safety of arctic pipelines

W. T. Black

Study of the factors affecting the safety of arctic pipelines

by W. T. Black

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Technical Information Service in Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pipelines,
  • Design and construction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW.T. Black ... [et al.] ; prepared for U.S. Department of Transportation Materials Bureau, Office of Pipeline Safety Regulation. --
    ContributionsWoodward-Clyde Consultants
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26564830M

      Some main pipelines have over normal breaks or are currently in danger of failure, then in current study have tried to evaluate different factors affect pipeline .   A study of the factors influencing stress recommended that: (1) The buttress interval of the parallel oil and gas pipelines in a tunnel should be 12 m; (2) The angle of inclined pipelines should be no greater than 25°; (3) The stress of oil pipelines enhances more obviously than that of gas pipelines under earthquake action; (4) The average.

    However, the Pipeline Safety Act of (P.L. ) requires OPS to issue regulations requiring the lowering of offshore pipelines—active or abandoned—that represent hazards to navigation, and to study, and issue regulations on, the abandonment of underwater pipeline facilities. In discussions with the Marine Board, the Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Office of Pipeline Safety (OPS) of the U.S. Department of Transportation requested an interdisciplinary review and assessment of the many issues—technical, regulatory, and jurisdictional—that affect the safety of marine.

    @article{osti_, title = {Failure modes for pipelines in landslide areas}, author = {Bruschi, R and Spinazze, M and Tomassini, D and Cuscuna, S and Venzi, S}, abstractNote = {In recent years a number of incidences of pipelines affected by slow soil movements have been reported in the relevant literature. Further related issues such as soil-pipe interaction have been studied both. Generally, major factors affecting the pipeline design include (Mohitpour et al., ): Fluid properties: The properties of fluid to be transported, including both gas and liquid, have a significant impact on the pipeline system design. Transmission of natural gas and liquid petroleum imposes different design criteria. The equations for steady-.


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Study of the factors affecting the safety of arctic pipelines by W. T. Black Download PDF EPUB FB2

STUIlY OF TIlE FACTORS AFFECTING THE SAFETY OF ARCTIC PIPELINES CONTRACT NO. DDT-RLD We are pleased to submit this final report on the study.

been revised in accordance with DOT comments transmitted Septem and September 8, The report has by letters of Inputs to the study came from our consultants, from published technical. Arctic pipelines are trunklines transporting gas and oil from production sites to the facilities that process the product and the pipelines that convey it to the consumers.

The pipelines that are constructed in the territory limited within the polar circle are called arctic pipelines. The differentiation of pipelines into arctic and those which are located to the south of the polar circle is. Ramesh Singh, in Arctic Pipeline Planning, Design and Construction for Subsea Arctic Pipelines.

Like all arctic projects, finding a reliable and economical construction method for underwater pipelines is a harder problem. New developments are made; innovations and modifications of existing technologies play a major role in this field. For arctic pipeline systems, improved material behaviour, advanced analytical techniques, wider acceptance of a strain-based design philosophy, and the gathering of historical operational and environmental data have allowed designers to implement an integrated reliability-based approach to the design and operation of an arctic pipeline system.

TheFile Size: KB. investigating the role of pipeline age in pipeline safety, so pipeline companies and contractors can take steps – if necessary – to ensure that their systems are fit for service.

2 Pre-regulation pipe is defined as pipe installed prior to when U.S. Department of Transportation pipeline safety regulations were promulgated.

In this study, analysis of the factors affecting the safety of tower crane from four aspects of human-machine-environment-management, establish a more reasonable safety evaluation system and. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering; W., Sixi, Z., and Pengwei, J.

(Febru ). "Finite Element Method Simulations to Study Factors Affecting Buried Pipeline Subjected to Debris Flow." As the debris flow caused by sustained rainfall would cause destructive damage to buried pipeline, the safety of buried pipeline.

Line sizing by the Process department is one of the most important and critical activities for any project. Line size is determined with proper sizing calculations considering various parameters. Purpose of Line Sizing The main purpose of line sizing are: The purpose of line sizing (for common, water-like liquids, gases, and applications) is to fill in appropriate data on P&ID’s, datasheets, and.

The databases have been used to perform assessments of factors affecting the frequency of incidents, such as: incident cause; part of pipeline or riser affected; pipeline or riser diameter, length, contents, age, type; whether the line is trenched or buried, piggy-backed or not; hydrotest pressure; location of pipeline or riser in the North Sea.

Status of Arctic Pipeline Standards and Technology 2 Chapter Five also summarizes five guidelines for monitoring and leak detection. The apparent industry best practice for Arctic offshore pipelines is to use a combination of a reliable internal/computational pipeline monitoring system with an external leak detection system.

The main factors affecting jacking loads during tunnelling may include: (a) overcut annulus and volume of injected lubricant; (b) work stoppages; (c) geology; and (d) misalignment. In the four pipe-jacking drives, the jacking forces are represented using the baseline technique.

The first recorded use of pipelines to transport natural gas — the pipelines were constructed of bamboo. km Estimate of Canada’s underground natural gas and liquids pipeline network (gathering, transmission and delivery lines).

Safety is the core value for America's natural gas utilities. The natural gas industry operates an extensive system of million miles of distribution and transmission pipelines that stretch across the country to provide service to more than million Americans.

Finally, sensitivity analysis is conducted on variables, which affect the risk of the pipeline. This study would contribute to introduce quantitative measure to pipeline management and increase. several factors: economic growth, environmental stewardship and sustainability, energy security, and human health and safety.

Prudent development necessarily involves tradeoffs among these factors.” This section seeks to provide perspective on how Arctic subsea pipelines. A population is a subset of individuals of one species that occupies a particular geographic area and, in sexually reproducing species, interbreeds. The geographic boundaries of a population are easy to establish for some species but more difficult for others.

For example, plants or animals occupying islands have a geographic range defined by the perimeter of the island.

A comprehensive and detailed reference guide on the integrity and safety of oil and gas pipelines, both onshore and offshore.

Covers a wide variety of topics, including design, pipe manufacture, pipeline welding, human factors, residual stresses, mechanical damage, fracture and corrosion, protection, inspection and monitoring, pipeline cleaning, direct assessment, repair, risk.

6 I Tug and Tows – A Practical Safety and Operational Guide The work that tugs and tow boats carry out is inherently risky. However, the risks can be managed and reduced with proper care and good practice. This book is aimed at small tugs and work boats involved in towing and work boat operations which may not be required to be fully regulated.

The Arctic Yearbook is the outcome of the Northern Research Forum and the University of the Arctic Thematic Network (TN) on Geopolitics and Security. Appendix S Pipeline Temperature Effects Study TransCanada Pipeline, LP (Keystone) has assessed how the proposed 36 inchbpd pipeline will affect soil temperatures along the proposed route.

The assessment considered the following factors: (a) Temperature of the proposed pipeline, including variation with time and/or distance along the route. Foreword ii This report, Oil Pipeline Characteristics and Risk Factors: Illustrations from the Decade of Construction, provides a description of the technologies, materials and construction practices and their evolution over time, including a discussion of the physical properties of steel.

It describes and analyzes the safety performance of today’s nationwide oil pipeline system as a function [email protected]{osti_, title = {Hydraulics of pipelines}, author = {Tullis, J P}, abstractNote = {This text/reference addresses all hydraulic aspects of pipeline design.

Incorporates many real-life examples from the author's experience in the design and operation of pipelines. Topics covered include basic equations necessary to pipeline design, how to conduct a feasibility study and perform.destroys, or damages any pipeline with imprisonment which may extend to 3 years or with fine which may extend to Rs 25 crores or with both, "Oil Industry Safety Directorate", evaluates the Safety performance of oil & gas industry members every year and the best performers are awarded trophies by the Hon'ble Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas.