The key to safety and reliable operation in pipeline integrity
In the recent years, the “integrity” issue has become a popular topic with pipeline operators and the development companies.
Generally, it means the use of more advanced diagnostics tools, the corrective interventions that are based on the results and advanced SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) application. The advanced technical aspect is indispensable. Nevertheless, effective pipeline integrity has further “soft” elements: operational knowledge and capabilities (including the competencies of the staff, emergency drills and other traditional surveillance and safety methods.
This article outlines the relevance and importance of the topic and presents the main elements of pipeline integrity, highlighting the social expectations on MOL Hungary (Hungarian Oil and Gas Co) and its high-pressure liquid pipeline operational area.
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Pipeline Technology Journal 1/2019
The issue 01/2019 of the ptj focuses on the topic of Inline Inspection and Integrity Management.
Billions of kilometes of pipelines are laid out and they have to be in good condition. To save money and to protect the environment Pigs are running through pipes, coatings are being applied and systems are developed.
On it's 68 pages this issue features articles and news from 9 different companies presenting solutions, ideas and products for Inline Inspection and Integrity Management.