HOUSTON (PRWEB) January 27, 2021
Enabling operators with specialized tools to assess cracks and dents on pipelines is a priority for this partnership. Operator efficiency and safety gains by applying these tools is unparalleled and has never before been available.
The goal of the partnership is to help operators ensure pipeline safety and effectively respond to the increasing regulatory and new pipeline standards, including API 1183 for dents and API 1176 for cracks. The impact of the new and upcoming regulations in the US and other parts of the world will include life prediction, rationale for decision making and continuous quantitative threat management. These software tools and other ongoing innovations will enable all such efforts globally.
Natural gas and Hazardous Liquid pipelines are an essential part of the infrastructure of most every developed and developing country. Safely transporting energy products are essential to most people’s daily lives and operators are championing zero incident initiatives globally in these countries. With a pipeline infrastructure that literally can wrap the globe more than 6 times the task of managing the population of cracks and dent features is daunting. The improved inline inspection tools and other NDE technologies present operators with a larger population of anomalies, along with pertinent quantitative information. The partnership Software as a Service offerings will allow companies to assess large volumes of crack and dent features and focus their efforts on those highest priority features, helping ensure safety in the delivery of energy.
Coming soon to the software product offerings of this partnership is a Reliability Based Assessment of Pipeline Class Changes. Watch for more from this partnership.
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