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2018 Session

Pipeline Integrity Section

This section discusses in-depth the various analytical tools available for determining the causes of pipeline wall loss and structure. As it relates to pipeline integrity, interpretation of DOT rule-making from transmission and distribution viewpoints will be discussed.


 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Pipeline Integrity

Classroom To Be Assigned at Registration
Mike Mertes, Chair

Period 1
9:15-10:30

ACVG or DCVG, Does it Matter?
Jim Warner, Mears Group, Inc.

Period 2
10:45-11:45

ILI
Jeff Harris, Rosen

Period 3
1:30-2:30

Operator Performance
Specifications for ILI
Joseph Craycraft, NiSource

Period 4
2:45-4:00

Pressure Testing
Larry Decker, RCP

Period 5
4:15-5:30

Using GIS to Support
Regulatory Requirements

Clarke Wiley & Chris O'Dell,
SSP, NiSource


 

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Pipeline Integrity Con't

Classroom To Be Assigned at Registration
Mike Mertes, Chair

Period 6
8:00 - 9:15

Materials Validation / AIST
John Cline, Vectren Energy Delivery

Period 7
9:30-10:45

Defect Evaluation
Dr. Thomas Bubenik, DNV-GL

Break
10:45-11:15

Period 8
11:15-12:15

ILI
Lloyd Pirtle, TDW

Period 9
12:30-1:30

Roundtable with PHMSA
Moderator: Bill Lowery