Presenter: Andrew Palmer

Sharing a memory of how he got involved in pipelines.

Presenter: Bob Eiber
Lessons learned from services failures • Controlling fracture mode • Controlling fracture length • Causes of service failures • Flaw tolerance and leak-rupture behavior

Presenter: Phil Hopkins
Safety of pipelines • Effect of age on a structure • How we assess defects in pipelines • Deciding if these defects are 'acceptable' or not

Presenter: Brian N. Leis
Part I - What can be learned?: Failure analysis in perspective • Root-cause & direct-cause analysis 
Part II - How & why pipeline failures occur
Design basis & codes • Primary mechanisms of failure & related properties • Defect response to increasing pressure • Illustration of pipeline defects • Degradation & cracking processes - kinetics • Latent issues, when nature controls, & when rule of law fails

Presenter: Kent Muhlbauer
What is risk? • Measuring risk • Probability of failure • Expected loss • Mechanics of risk assessment

Presenter: Moness Rizkalla
Introductory considerations • Range of geohazards • Geohazard assessment methodologies • Monitoring technologies • Geohazard case-study • Mitigation methods

Presenter: Chris Yoxall
Applications for Different Environments • Design and Engineering • Selecting Tools • Project Management • Operations • Specifications • Health and Safety

Presenter: Bryce Brown
Standardization • Pipeline Operators Forum • NACE Pigging RP • ASNT ILI-PQ Personnel Qualification • API 1163 In-line Inspection Systems Qualification

Presenter: Jozef Soltis
Pit nucleation-initiation process • Pit propagation • Prediction pitting corrosion • State of passivity

Presenter: Roger King
How widespread the problem is • Examples of microbiological corrosion • Sulphate-reducing bacteria • Pipeline Issues

Presenter: Michael Beller
Why In-line inspection technologies are used • History of In-line inspection • Non-destructive testing technologies applied • Types of assets that can be inspected • Data obtained and how it can be used

Presenter: Roland Palmer-Jones
Effect of dents in pipelines • Importance of strain • Significance of pressure cycling • How we can find and measure dents • Using internal inspection data to thoroughly evaluate a dent

Presenter: Phil Hopkins
Effect of defect such as cracks in structures • Importance of a material property called 'toughness' • How we can calculate the severity or 'intensity' of a crack in a structure

Presenter: Cheryl Argent
How in-line inspection data can be used to diagnose corrosion mechanisms in pipelines • Common patterns of corrosion in in-line inspection data • Other sources of information that can support the corrosion diagnosis

Presenter: Alan Murray
The compositions of natural gas and its effect on flow • Relating the physical properties of gas and its pressure and temperature • Flow regimes and the general flow equation • The sensitivity of flow rate to diameter, pressure etc. • The use of J curves to size an efficient pipeline

Presenter: Michael Rosenfeld
Concepts of stress and strain • Load-controlled vs displacement-controlled conditions • Restrained vs unrestrained piping • Biaxial stress state • Localized stresses