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Natural Gas Transmission with Dr. Alan Murray

In this expert interview with Dr. Alan Murray, you'll learn about:  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 ...
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Virtual Meetup: A Young Engineers Perspective on Hydrogen

In the pursuit of meeting the world's energy demands and climate goals, renewable energy sources have proven themselves to be invaluable. Hydrogen, historically utilized in the industrial sector, has shown potential for residential applications as a supplement or replacement for natural gas. During this MeetUp session, you will hear from a panel of...
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Virtual Meetup: Pipeline Integrity Personnel Certification: All about ANAB Accreditation

In this meetup we discuss why Pipeline Integrity Certifications are important, how you can access them, and what is involved. We will have the opportunity to ask the subject matter experts, who have been involved in the development of this competence model, details of the process, and we will have some already certified engineers sharing their own ...
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Existing Pipeline Materials and the Transition to Hydrogen with Neil Gallon

This session was held as part of the 16th Pipeline Technology Conference, 15-18 March 2021.Meet the experts‚ÄčNeil GallonPrincipal Engineer, ROSEN GroupNeil Gallon is a Principal Materials and Welding Engineer working for the ROSEN Integrity Services division in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He holds a Masters degree from the University of Cambridge and i...
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Virtual Meetup: What Does it Mean To Be A Young Pipeliner?

Is the pipeline business attractive enough for new engineers? Do we inspire professionals to join our industry?Meet with a panel of Young Pipeliners and founding members of YPI to discuss their experiences and the impact that young pipeliners' organizations can have on the industry. Ask your questions directly to the panel members and encourage dis...
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Tech Talk Tuesday - The Role of Training and Competence Development in Integrity Frameworks

We have all undergone huge change in business in the past year. Many of us have been working from home, having virtual meetings, and not travelling. Remarkably, this has worked very well, however, there are some challenges when it comes to training and competence management in times of crisis. We have seen: reductions in staff pools, training budge...
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Tech Talk Tuesday - De-Risking the Conversion to Hydrogen using a Framework Approach

This presentation will illustrate a comprehensive integrity management approach supporting pipeline operators with the conversion of their existing natural gas grids and operations for transporting hydrogen. It will summarize the potential threats and the changes or additions to current integrity management (and potentially operating) practices nee...
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Cognitive Biases: Confirmation Bias

Confirmation bias: can you put your beliefs aside and be unbiased?Not that far.Just a few centuries.You see, as a self proclaimed data scientist, we draw inspiration from a long line of great English mathematicians.Firstly, there's George Boole (1815-1864), creator of Boolean algebra, the lifeblood of digital electronics. Then there's Charles Babba...
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Cognitive Biases: Causality Bias

Michael Smith introduces the illusion of causality bias and how it relates to Aaron Ramsey and celebrity deaths as well as to pipeline integrity management.In Cognitive Biases #2, we introduced one of our favorite English mathematician, Thomas Bayes (1701-1761). We also talked about one of the most endemic cognitive biases we suffer: the confirmati...
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Cognitive Biases: Survivorship Bias

What do cats that survive falling from high-rise buildings have to do with cognitive bias? Find out in this next part of our series, in which we focus specifically on survivorship bias and then links the phenomenon to pipelines and reaching zero incidents. In the previous part of this series, we introduced the illusion of causality.‚ÄčIn 1987, the Jo...
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