India Oil and Gas Pipeline Conference (IOGPC)

India Oil and Gas Pipeline Conference (IOGPC)

Mumbai, India

Hyatt Regency Mumbai
Regency Ball Room

Saturday, April 22
3:00 PM – 4:20 PM

James Knights
Country Manager – India, Clock Spring Company, L.P.

Track 3-2 Pipeline Integrity Management 2

Pipeline repairs. The history of the technology and the efforts to codify and document standards

This paper will review the history of pipeline repairs. Prevailing codes, standards , design guidance’s and regulation typically permit several types of repairs: namely: replace pipe as a cylinder, repair by grinding or buffing out a defect, weld overlays techniques, utilizing a steel reinforcement sleeve or utilizing a composite reinforcement sleeve or composite wrap. This paper will review the history of the technology and the efforts to document and codify consensus standards such as ASME PCC 2 Article 4.1, ASME B31.8s, ASME B31.4 and ISO 24817. Contemporaneous issues related to the subject will be addressed as well of the durability of the aforementioned repair methods.LEARN MORE