Technical

Course Description

PIPELINE OPERATIONS: RISK BASED MANAGEMENT

TYPES OF PETROLEUM PIPELINES

  • Crude oil and diesel oil
  • Formation water
  • Petroleum condensates
  • Natural gas and other gases

BASIC PIPELINES AND THEIR ENGINEERING DESIGN CHARACTERISTICS

  • Field gathering pipelines
  • Supply pipelines

PIPELINE PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT

  • Batch optimization strategies
  • Automation of loading operations

CORROSION AND CONTROL METHODS

  • Corrosion mechanisms
  • Cathodic protection
  • Inhibitors and coatings

PIPELINE REPAIR AND REHABILITATION PRIORITIZATION

  • Gathering pipelines
  • Supply pipelines

EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL INSPECTIONS

  • Improved cathodic protection
  • Hydrate blockage
  • Stress corrosion cracking
  • Methods and pigging

DIAGNOSTIC METHODS

  • Monitoring
  • Maintenance optimization
  • Real time monitoring and sabotage prevention
  • Dispatch centers

PIPELINE SAFETY

  • ISO codes and standards
  • The variety of standard conditions used

MODELING PIPELINE SYSTEMS

  • Risk Analysis
  • Decision Trees
  • Influence Diagrams
  • Simple Probability Models of Risk

INTELLIGENT DESIGN

EMERGING TECHNOLOGY

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