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International Pipeline Conference & Exposition

DNV GL will participate and exhibit at booth #112.

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Event Information

In September 2016, members of the pipeline industry from around the world will gather in Calgary for the 11th International Pipeline Conference (IPE).  IPC showcases the industry’s most recognized brands and the latest pipeline technologies, products and services. DNV GL will be presenting more than 20 papers and leading tutorials at the conference.

Recognized as the world’s premier pipeline conference, IPC offers an extensive technical program including panel sessions, tutorials and technical papers presented over four days. This bi-annual event delivers the latest research and technological advancements in the pipeline industry, while providing networking opportunities. Pipeline systems continue to play a vital role in meeting society’s critical energy needs to industry and the public.  Safe, efficient and continuous operation is key to sustaining thoese needs while safeguarding the public and environment from the inherent risks of pipeline operation. Pipeline systems continue to play a vital role in meeting society’s critical energy needs.  Safe, efficient and reliable operations are key to sustaining and growing the pipeline industry.

DNV GL is a leading provider of risk management, technical advisory and technical assurance services to the oil and gas industry, specializing in challenging operating environments and mediums in both onshore and offshore applications. Our science and engineering expertise can be applied to a wide range of disciplines related to pipeline materials / technology, integrity management, flow optimization, forensic investigation, regulatory compliance and management systems.

We invite you to visit us at our IPE Booth #112 and attend the technical papers and tutorials presented by our colleagues.

Below, you will find the papers and tutorials that will be presented at the conference. More details will be updated soon.

Presentations:-

IPC Paper Numbers
Title
Authors
IPC Paper Numbers
64025
Title
Ensuring Risk Model Usability
Authors
Tony Alfano, Megan Weichel
IPC Paper Numbers
64077
Title
Improving Quality Management Systems (QMS) for Pipeline Construction Activities
Authors
Melissa Gould, Brad Etheridge, Bill Amend, William A. Bruce
IPC Paper Numbers
64112
Title
Full Scale Burst Validation Tests for Crack Arrestor Designs for NPS 48 Grade 550 Rich Gas Pipeline
Authors

Cindy Guan, TransCanada Pipelines Limited

Brian Rothwell, Brian Rothwell Consulting Inc.

Joe Kondo, JFE Steel Corporation, Masahiko Murata NSSMC

Keith Armstrong DNV-GL-Spadeadam Test

IPC Paper Numbers
64252
Title
Safety level on different offshore pipeline design criteria: a comparison between dnv-os-f101 and api rp-1111 codes
Authors
Luis D`Angelo, Hans M. Thorsen, Olav Fyrileiv, Leif Collberg, Sonia Furtado
IPC Paper Numbers
64340
Title
Assessing the Benefits of Hydrotests for Pipelines with SCC History Post Crack Detection ILI Runs
Authors

Nader Alotaibi, Senior Pipeline Engineer, Husain M. Al-Muslim, Waleed A. Al-Usaimi, Saudi Aramco
Thomas A. Bubenik, DNV GL

William Harper, Otterbein University

IPC Paper Numbers
64346
Title
Probabilistic Assessment of EMAT and UTCD ILI Effectiveness for Managing Stress Corrosion Cracking on Buried Pipelines
Authors

Nauman Tehsin, Saif A. Abdulaziz, Mosa M. Al Qurashi, Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Thomas A. Bubenik, Steven J. Polasik, DNV GL

IPC Paper Numbers
64348
Title
Susceptibility of Stress Corrosion Cracking in Liquid and Gas Pipeline: Saudi Aramco Study Using Statistical Approach
Authors
Nader Alotaibi, Husain M. Al-Muslim, Abdulaziz Ababtain, Saudi Aramco
Thomas A. Bubenik, DNV GL
William Harper, Otterbein University
IPC Paper Numbers
64352
Title
Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC) Integrity Management Plan for Onshore Liquid and Gas Pipelines: Saudi Aramco Comprehensive Study
Authors
Nauman Tehsin,  Saudi Arabian Oil Company
Nader Alotaibi, Waleed A. Al-Usaimi, Saudi Aramco
Thomas A. Bubenik, Steven J. Polasik, DNV GL
IPC Paper Numbers
64376
Title
Calculation of additional risk of wind turbines near pipelines or facilities
Authors
Roelof P. Coster, Martijn T. Middel, DNV GL
Marc T. Dröge, Gasunie
IPC Paper Numbers
64436
Title
Pipeline Failures Resulting from Interacting Integrity Threats
Authors
Gregory T. Quickel, John A. Beavers
IPC Paper Numbers
64456
Title
Analysis of a Dense Phase CO2 Full-Scale Fracture Propagation Test in 24 inch Diameter Pipe
Authors
Andrew Cosham, Ninth Planet Engineering (formerly at Atkins)
David Jones, Pipeline Integrity Engineers Ltd
Keith Armstrong, Daniel James Allason, DNV-GL-Spadeadam Test Site
Julian Barnett, National Grid Carbon
IPC Paper Numbers
64490
Title
Evaluating Dents with Metal Loss Using Finite Element Analysis
Authors
Justin Gossard,  Joseph Bratton, David Kemp, Shane Finneran, Steven J. Polasik
IPC Paper Numbers
64495
Title
Integrity Management and Life Extension for a CALM Buoy Oil Export Terminal
Authors
Robert B. Gordon, Michiel Peter Hein Brongers, Juan Carlos Ruiz-Rico, DNV GL
Julian Gomez, Ocensa
IPC Paper Numbers
64499
Title
Development and implementation of a risk based prioritization methodology for MAOP reconfirmation of gas transmission facilities
Authors
Wytze Sloterdijk, Martin Hommes, Roelof Coster, DNV GL
Sarah Herbison, Exponent
Troy Rovella, Pacific Gas and Electric
IPC Paper Numbers
64526
Title
ILI-to-Field Data Comparisons - What Accuracy Can You Expect?
Authors
Matthew A. Ellinger, Thomas A. Bubenik, Pamela J. Moren, DNV GL
IPC Paper Numbers
64528
Title
Practical IMP Performance Metrics    
Authors

Dr. Jeremiah P. Konell, Jack Van Schenck, Explorer Pipeline Company

Joseph P. Bratton, Steven J. Polasik, DNV GL

IPC Paper Numbers
64547
Title
ILI to ILI Comparisons - Quantifying the Impact of Multiple Inspections
Authors
Pamela J. Moreno, Matthew A. Ellinger, Thomas A. Bubenik, DNV GL
IPC Paper Numbers
64554
Title
Adapting Safety Culture Assessments to the Pipeline Industry
Authors
Kimberly Maddin, David Shanks, DNV GL
IPC Paper Numbers
64589
Title
A Practical Approach for Updating and Improving Integrity Management Process Documents
Authors
Andrew R Lutz,  John Godfrey,  Clifford Maier, Pamela Moreno, Tara McMahan, DNV GL
IPC Paper Numbers
64605
Title
Review of Engineering Fracture Mechanics Model for Pipeline Applications
Authors
Steven J. Polasik, Carl E. Jaske, Thomas A. Bubenik, DNV GL
IPC Paper Numbers
64638
Title
Optimizing Preventative and Mitigative Measure Selection
Authors

Keith Vanderlee, Robert Jewell, AGL Resources Inc.

Jeffrey Lachey, Tony Alfano, DNV GL

IPC Paper Numbers
64640
Title
Unlocking the Power of Incident Investigation: Building a Strong Pipeline Safety Management System from a Solid Foundation
Authors
Megan Weichel, DNV GL
IPC Paper Numbers
64685
Title
Evaluating Pipeline Ovality Acceptability Criteria for Straight Pipe Sections
Authors
David Kemp, Justin Gossard, Shane Finneran, Joseph Bratton, DNV GL
IPC Paper Numbers
64686
Title
Long Term Structural Integrity Considerations for Abandoned Pipelines
Authors
Shane Finneran,  TJ Prewitt Joel Kaufman

Tutorials:-

Tutorial Number
Title
Presenters
Date and time
Tutorial Number
2
Title
Fracture Mechanics
Presenters
Carl Jaske, Tom Bubenik, Steven Polasik, DNV GL
Date and time
Monday, September 26, 08:00 - 17:00
Tutorial Number
4
Title
An Engineering Overview of Off-Shore Pipeline Design
Presenters

Mark Marley, DNV GL

Ken MacDonald, Statoil/UiS

Date and time
Monday, September 26, 08:00 - 17:00
Tutorial Number
9
Title
Safety Management Systems for Pipelines
Presenters
Jake Abes, DNV GL
Date and time
Monday, September 26, 08:00 - 17:00
Tutorial Number
11
Title
Pipeline Assessment Methods: Selection of Appropriate Technology on a Threat by Threat Basis
Presenters
Tom Bubenik, DNV GL
Date and time
Monday, September 26, 08:00 - 11:45