Dominion Transmission, Inc.’s Use of Ultrasonic Sensing Technology from Sensor Networks, Inc.

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Jul

Dominion Transmission, Inc.’s Use of Ultrasonic Sensing Technology from Sensor Networks, Inc.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="2378" img_size="medium" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" link="https://sensornetworkscorp.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Dominion-Pipeline-in-EIM-2016-Annual-Report.pdf"][vc_column_text]CLICK TO DOWNLOAD[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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22
Mar

Pipeline Integrity: Storage/Injection

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1490129384251{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Overview Due to PHMSA 49CFR191 & 49CRF192 more stringent regulation on transmission & distribution inspection & monitoring[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1490130489208{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #fafafa !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Application Asset integrity post pigging/ILI examinations … <150F During Direct Assessment (DA), operator must make the decision to “bury & hope” or immediate fix/repair based on wall-thickness Operator elected to fix/repair either using a sleeve or new pipe…

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22
Mar

Pipeline Integrity – Area Monitoring

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1490129384251{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Overview Operator performed ILI screening for first time since the pipeline had been constructed (7 years prior) and found a 3 feet section of pipe which saw >25% wall loss at 6:00 position. Operator cut out the pipe section and sent to lab for microbiology lab for evaluation. The individual welded in a new pipe section and installed matPIM where corrosion was previously…

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22
Mar

Pipeline New Construction

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1490129384251{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Overview An operator found internal corrosion during an ILI run and decided the pitting required a segment of the pipe needed to be replaced. The location of the localized corrosion was unexpected and concerning with the severity of the pitting so the operator decided to monitor the same area on the new pipe where the previous failure occurred in order to gather periodic…

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22
Mar

Pipeline Corrosion Monitoring

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1490129384251{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Overview Customer installed new pipeline to feed untreated water to their refinery instead of treated water which would save approximately $600,000,000 per month. The new pipeline needed to be monitored in the areas where the pipe was internally uncoated next to welded joints. Each of the 16 points were then environmentally sealed and buried.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1490130489208{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #fafafa !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Application…

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22
Mar

Pipeline Integrity – Gas Line

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1490129384251{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Overview An ILI report showed a number of low spots at three separate locations along a 100 feet stretch of gas pipeline. When the previous ILI was performed 7 years prior, these low spots did not exist. The operator not only wanted data to tell if the corrosion was episodic or in nature or active but also did not want to fix/repair the…

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21
Mar

Pipeline Integrity – Liquid Line

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1490129384251{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Overview Operator performed ILI using a smart pig to inspect a segment of their crude oil pipeline. The ILI report showed a number of pits which were not present the last time the ILI was completed. The operator wanted to know if the pits were episodic in nature or were growing (and if so, at what rate).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1490130489208{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color:…

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21
Mar

Pipeline Integrity

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1490129384251{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Overview Due to PHMSA 49CFR191 and 49CRF192 more stringent regulation on transmission and distribution inspection and monitoring[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1490130489208{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #fafafa !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Application Asset integrity post pigging/ILI examinations … <300F During Direct Assessment (DA), operator must make the decision to “bury and hope” or immediate fix/repair based on wall-thickness Operator elected for 3rd option – to monitor – to learn…

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