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Session 1.1: Inline Inspection & Integrity Management

The US Experience of Managing the Threat of Hard Spots
Khanh Tran (United States)1, Simon Slater (United States)1, Thomas Eiken (Germany)1, Daniel Molenda (Germany)1, Jason Edwards (United States)1 (1. ROSEN)

Application of pipeline inspection using a self-propelled robot in Japan
Yasuyuki Ikuno (Japan)1, Ryouta Nakazawa (Japan)1, Rod Lee (Canada)3 (1. Nippon Steel Pipeline & Engineering Co., Ltd., 2. Intero Integrity Services B.V.)

Novel inline inspection technology for crack diagnostics in gas pipelines
Magne Aanes (Norway)1 (1. NDT Global)

Self-Propelling Robotic In-Line Inspection (ILI)
Mohamed Ali Abdullah (Malaysia)1, Mohd Nazmi Mohd Ali Napiah (Malaysia)1, Mohd Nazri Ahmad (Malaysia)1 (1. PETRONAS)


Session 2.1: Hydrogen

Qualification of High-Pressure Gas Pipelines for Transmission of Hydrogen
Michael Steiner (Germany)1, Ulrich Marewski (Germany)1, Christina Günther (Germany)1, Wladimir Becker (Germany)1 (1. Open Grid Europe)

Continued Considerations on Hydrogen Pipeline Projects in Europe
York Schorling (Germany)1, Darko Balatinec (Germany)1, Bettina Ruengeler (Germany)1 (1. ILF Consulting Engineers)

Is Steel Grade Important When Converting a Pipeline to Hydrogen?
Neil Gallon (United Kingdom)1, Daniel Sandana (United Kingdom)1, Ollie Burkinshaw (United Kingdom)1 (1. ROSEN)

Decarbonising pipelines compression stations with hydrogen-ready solutions
Gianluca Bartolini (Italy)1, Marco Baldini (Italy)1, Federica Furcas (Italy)1, Francesco Bini (Italy)1 (1. Baker Hughes)


Session 3.1: Leak Detection & Monitoring

Operational Trials of Distributed Acoustic Sensing
Günter Bulau (Germany)1, Tomas Matela (Germany)1 (1. RMR)

Integration of multiple Leak Detection Technologies into a single Advanced Leak Detection System
Marco Marino (Italy)1, Ana Paula Gomes (Italy)1, Silvio Del Giudice (Italy)1, Giuseppe Giunta (Italy)4 (1. SolAres Srl, 2. Eni Spa)

Multi-sensor IOT monitoring system for monitoring of assets for leaks and other key changes
Steve Edmondson (Canada)1, Adrian Banica (Canada)1 (1. Direct-C)

Inspiration from India: leading the way with advanced pipeline monitoring solutions to improve the security of its pipelines
Pedro Brabosa (United Kingdom)1 (1. Fotech Solutions)


Session 4.1: Valves & Fittings

Case Study on Block Valve Power Supply with Fuel Cells
Markus Muench (Germany)1 (1. Sunfire Fuel Cells GmbH)

Identifying and avoiding emissions from valves
Rens Wolters (Netherlands)1 (1. Mokveld Valves)

Scraper Trap isolation valve leakage challenge and mitigation measures
Omar Al-Amri (Saudi Arabia)1 (1. Saudi Aramco)

A study on Stress Intensification Factors [SIFs] for Self-Reinforced Forged Fittings using various Piping codes
VENKATESAN mukundha rajan (Germany)1 (1. Framatome GmbH)


Session 5.1: Offshore

Life Extension Study and Rehabilitation Strategy for an In-service Flexible Riser Connector pipe
Cliff Ho (United Kingdom)1, Lewis Battersby (United Kingdom)1, Bostjan Bezensek (United Kingdom)3 (1. Shell UK, 2. Shell)

Repurpose of existing submarine natural gas pipelines
Stig Gråberg (Norway)1 (1. REINERTSEN NEW ENERGY)

Holistic And Efficient Approach In Managing The Aftermath Of Anchor Dragged Shallow Water Flexible Pipeline
siti aishah ali noor razak (Malaysia)1, Hayati Hussien (Malaysia)1, Azam Shah Jaafar (Malaysia)3, Khairul Anuar Karim (Malaysia)1 (1. PETRONAS Group Technical Solutions, 2. PETRONAS, Group Technical Solution)

Prediction of material properties and structural performance of JCO-E offshore pipes
Aris Stamou (Greece)1, Ilias Gavriilidis (Greece)1, Christos Palagas (Greece)3, Efthymios Dourdounis (Greece)3, Nikos Voudouris (Greece)3, Athanasios Tazedakis (Greece)3, Spyros Karamanos (Greece)1 (1. University of Thessaly, 2. Corinth Pipeworks S.A.)


Session 6.1: Plastic Pipes

Design of Fibre-Reinforced Plastic Pipelines for the Transport of Gaseous Hydrogen
Niels Grigat (Germany)1, Tim Mölling (Germany)1, Madita Lenhard (Germany)1, Hans Röthel (Germany)1, Ben Vollbrecht (Germany)1, Fabian Jung (Germany)1, Thomas Gries (Germany)1 (1. Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) - RWTH Aachen)

Bridges as critical part of pipeline infrastructure shown by the example of rain and wastewater.
Andreas Perndorfer (Austria)1 (1. POLOPLAST)

Welded Field Joints for Internally Lined Pipelines
Jose Anisio de Oliveira e Silva (Brazil)1, Ryan Sears (United States)1 (1. Lined Pipe Systems)

Deflections of thermoplastic manholes – Assessment of data from sand-box testing
Ricky Selle (Germany)1 (1. Selle Consult GmbH)


Session 1.2: Inline Inspection & Integrity Management

Case Study: Complex inspections of an oxygen pipeline system using Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL) during shutdown periods
Jochen Ahlers (Germany)1, Roger Vogel (Germany)1 (1. Baker Hughes)

Circular Phased Array inspection for 6-10" pipelines
Ries Augustijn (Netherlands)1 (1. Intero Integrity Services B.V.)

Changing the game of unpiggble pipeline inspection through AI and Digital Transformation of the ORCA(TM), Ultra Long-Range Acoustic Technology
M Fithri Azad A Azad (Malaysia)1, M Hisham A Bakar (Malaysia)2, Mohd Nazmi Mohd Ali Napiah (Malaysia)1, A Sirwan M Tuselim (Malaysia)2, M Fadhli Azami (Malaysia)1, Khairil Asraf Che Amat (Malaysia)1 (1. PETRONAS, 2. PETRONAS Group Technical Solutions)


Session 2.2: Hydrogen

AZAM SYAH BIN JAAFAR (Malaysia)1, Hayati Hussien (Malaysia)1, M Aizuddin A Nasir (Malaysia)1, Sabri Ishak (Malaysia)1 (1. PETRONAS Group Technical Solutions)

Hydrogen Blended Pipelines – A path to integrity readiness and the role of ILI inspection
Jeff Sutherland (Canada)1 (1. Baker Hughes)

Inspection Solutions and Their Role in Pipeline Repurposing – How To Safely Manage the Transition to Net Zero
Marc Baumeister (Germany)1, Michael Tewes (Germany)1, Jens Voss (Germany)1 (1. ROSEN)


Session 3.2: Leak Detection & Monitoring

Improving the Reliability, Detection and Accuracy Capabilities of Existing Leak Detection Systems (CPMS) Using Machine Learning
Heath Spidle (United States)1 (1. Southwest Research Institute)

A new generation of accoustic inline leak detection tools
Rene Landstorfer (Germany)1 (1. GOTTSBERG Leak Detection GmbH & Co. KG)

Benefits of Hybrid Leak Detection Systems for Pipelines
Max Ihring (Germany)1, Daniel Vogt (Germany)1, Etienne Rochat (Switzerland)3, Cristian Grecco (Switzerland)3 (1. KROHNE, 2. Omnisens)


Session 4.2: Compressor Stations

Electrification of pipelines – a most efficient way towards decarbonization
Benjamin Dennhardt (Germany)1, Stefan Diezinger (Germany)1 (1. Siemens Energy)

Electrification strategy for compression stations: challenges and benefits of gas turbine vs compression train replacement.
Federica Furcas (Italy)1, Sebastien Baguet (France)1, Olivier Pellerin (France)1 (1. Baker Hughes)

Hybrid Compressor Stations for Energy Cost Reduction, Climate Protection, and Security of Gas Supply
Holger Derlien (Germany)1 (1. Chemergie UG (haftungsbeschränkt))


Session 5.2: Offshore

Overcoming Challenges In Applying Mechanical Interference Fit Connection (MIFC) Joint For Offshore Pipeline Application
I Wayan Eka Putra (Malaysia)1 (1. PETRONAS)

Development of API X65 Grade with Heavy Wall and Low D/t Line Pipe for Offshore Sour Service Application
Atul Srivastava (India)1, Pravin Kirtiwar (India)1, Makkhan Lal Saini (India)1 (1. Welspun Corp Limited, Anjar, India)

Offshore pipelines and stability assessment of submerged slopes under seismic conditions
Prodromos Psarropoulos (Greece)1, Yiannis Tsompanakis (Greece)2, Nikolaos Makrakis (Greece)2 (1. National Technical University of Athens, 2. Technical University of Crete)


Session 6.2: Maintenance & Repair

Digitalisation of Maintenance as Pipeline Operator
Thomas Bartsch (Germany)1 (1. RMR)

Effect of Pipe Pressure During Repair Installation on its Relative Performance for Circumferential Defects on Pipelines
Tyler Johnson (Canada)1, Curtis Mokry (Canada)1, Chris Apps (Canada)1, Kalen Jensen (Canada)4, Mark Brimacombe (Canada)5, Peter Chan (Canada)6, Wade Forshner (Canada)5 (1. C-FER Technologies, 2. ATCO, 3. Pembina Pipeline Corporation, 4. Trans Mountain)

Experiences of implementing large-scale pipeline rehabilitation project on a sixty-year-old petroleum pipeline in a geographically challenging terrain
SANDIP KUMAR SARMA (India)1 (1. Oil India Limited)


Session 1.3: Inline Inspection & Integrity Management

Ultra-high resolution MFL Inspection for the Detection and Sizing of Pitting and Pinhole Corrosion in Gas Pipelines
Alejandrino Ruiz (United States)1, Bradford Edwards (United States)1, John Healy (United Kingdom)1 (1. Pipecare Group)

Above and Below: ILI-based Pipe Strain Assessment
Joerg Grillenberger (Germany)1 (1. Rosen Germany GmbH)

New Approaches in Utilizing Eddy Current Testing to Address Pipeline Inline Inspection Requirement
Willem Vos (Netherlands)1, Sylvain Cornu (Germany)1, Raymond Kare (Germany)1, Bart Koppens (Netherlands)4, Jan Droesen (Netherlands)4, Rob Claassen (Netherlands)4 (1. NDT Global, 2. Rotterdam Rijn Pijpleiding)


Session 2.3: Hydrogen

Gary Yoho (United States)1, Steve Biagiotti (United States)1, Phillip Nidd (United States)1, Kalen Jensen (Canada)4 (1. Dynamic Risk, 2. ATCO)

Conversion process of the existing natural gas pipelines. Non-compliance with the ASME requirements and possible mitigation measures
Victoria Monsma (Netherlands)1, Tim Frank Illson (United Kingdom)1 (1. DNV)

Machine Learning for Hydrogen pipelines - A 21st Century Solution for a Net Zero Emission Target
Hossein Khalilpasha (Australia)1, Jordan Dubuc (Canada)2 (1. Worley, 2. OneBridge Solutions, Inc.)


Session 3.3: Leak Detection & Monitoring

Novel AI models fusion in pipeline monitoring reduces false alarm rate towards zero
Eran Inbar (Israel)1, Eitan Rowen (Israel)1, Yoni Halevi (Israel)1, Eitan Elkin (Israel)1 (1. Prisma Photonics)

Inline Inspection Monitoring and Data Interpretation Using Fiber-Optic Sensing
Jeremy Worsley (United Arab Emirates)1, Adnan Chughtai (United Kingdom)1, Jason Reynaud (United States)1, Tony McMurtrey (United States)4 (1. Schlumberger, 2. Midstream Integrity Services)

Developments in remote magnetic monitoring of carbon steel pipelines and pipework to locate and measure abnormal stress.
Paul Jarram (United Kingdom)1 (1. Speir Hunter Ltd)


Session 4.3: Compressor Stations

CO2 footprint reduction in Natural gas Pipeline transmission, using gas turbines equipped with variable-geometry
Gianluca Bartolini (Italy)1, Francesco Trincia (Italy)1 (1. Baker Hughes)

Use of Pipeline Type Compressors in a Heat Pump System
Alexandre de Rougemont (Germany)1, Jürgen Binner (Germany)1, York Schorling (Germany)3, Bernd Esprester (Germany)3 (1. MAN Energy Solutions, 2. ILF Consulting Engineers)

Acoustic Leak Imaging (ALI) Technology on Compressor Stations and Pressure Reducing Stations
Frank Figel (Germany)1, Ana Gutiérrez-González (Switzerland)1 (1. Distran)


Session 5.3: Coating

Reducing the risk of gas pipeline operation based on the results of the coating analysis of the gas buried metal pipe route, using PCMx device (Case study: Kiasar gas pipeline in Iran)
Saeid Akbarzadeh Omran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)1, jafar oshriyeh (Iran, Islamic Republic of)1, elham kazemipour omran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)3 (1. NIGC, 2. Gazsazan Company)

Engineering of thermal insulation coatings in captive applications – New insulation granules: TEGO® Therm HPG 4000
Lukas Groening (China)1 (1. Evonik (Shanghai) Investment Management Co., Ltd.)

Coating ageing under induced cathodic protection environment
Krystel Pélisser (France)1, Erwan DILER (France)1, Abdelkader Meroufel (Sweden)3, Nicolas Larché (France)1 (1. French Corrosion Institute, 2. Rise)


Session 6.3: Maintenance & Repair

Designing Composite Repairs for Pipeline Applications
Paul Hill (United Kingdom)1 (1. TEAM Industrial Services Inc.)

Practice to refit 56" split tee due to geometry issue
Ahmed Bawazir (Saudi Arabia)1 (1. Saudi Aramco)

Right-of-Way Maintenance Prioritization by Applying Machine Learning Models on Third-Party Call Notification Data
Vinicius C. Peixoto (Brazil)1, Paulo F. N. Afonso (Brazil)2 (1. Petrobras Transporte S.A. - TRANSPETRO, 2. University of São Paulo)


Session 1.4: Inline Inspection & Integrity Management

Anomalies in the neighborhood: exploring the feasibility of a k-nearest neighbors classifier to match anomalies reported by consecutive in-line inspections
Semyon Bokhankevich (United Kingdom)1 (1. T.D. Williamson)

Advances in Corrosion Growth Rate Calculation from Comparison of ILI Data
Aidan Charlton (United Kingdom)1, Brendan Kelly (United Kingdom)2, Jack Rowell (United Kingdom)3 (1. Institute of Mechanical Engineers [IMechE], 2. Penspen, 3. Penpen)

Comparison of Corrosion Growth Models
Yevgeniy Petrov (Canada)1, Megan Scudder (United States)1 (1. OneBridge Solutions, Inc.)


Session 2.4: Hydrogen

Chemistry Matters - Hydrogen Compatibility with Gas Production Chemicals
Caleb Clark (United States)1, Geeta Rana (United States)1, Ana Ferrer-Carrera (United States)1, Yolanda De Abreu (United States)1, Matthew Trevino (United States)1, Jeremy Bartels (United States)1 (1. ChampionX)

Design and Cost Analysis of a Hydrogen Pipeline from Morocco to Central Europe
Tin Jurišić (Germany)1 (1. ILF Consulting Engineers)

Using simulation tools to support the transition to hydrogen for both new and existing pipelines
John Anderton (United Kingdom)1, Garry Hanmer (United Kingdom)1 (1. Atmos International)


Session 3.4: Leak Detection & Monitoring

ALTERNATIVE FOR PIPELINE 3D-POSITIONING UNDER RIVER CROSSING: long-range magnetic mapping via unmanned aerial system (UAS)
Mehdi M. Laichoubi (France)1, Ludovic Berthelot (France)1, Aadam Oubelhaj (France)1, Vincent Benet (France)1, Miaohang Hu (France)1, Marouan Kouek (France)1, Michel Pinet (France)7, Samir Takillah (France)1 (1. Skipper NDT, 2. GRTgaz)

Smart Leak Detection on an Aerial Platform
Heath Spidle (United States)1, Jonathan Esquivel (United States)1 (1. Southwest Research Institute)

Modernising Pipeline Monitoring and Maintenance with SAR Technology
Jan Stenzel (Germany)1, Andreas Naujoks (Germany)1 (1. LiveEO)


Session 4.4: Geohazards

Modeling of Buried Pipelines in Slopes for Oblique Movement in the Lateral-Vertical Plane
Christopher Rossiter (Canada)1, Kshama Roy (Canada)2, Bipul Hawlader (Canada)1 (1. Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2. DNV)

A Critical Review of Pipe-Soil Interaction Modelling Approach in Organic Soil
Kshama Roy (Canada)1 (1. DNV)

A statistical model for pipeline rainfall triggered landslides risk management
Pedro Victor Serra Mascarenhas (Brazil)1, Thiago da Costa Santos (Brazil)1, Vinicius Carvalho Peixoto (Brazil)1 (1. Petrobras Transporte S.A. - TRANSPETRO)


Session 5.4: Digitalization

Transportgas Srbija – Upgrade of gas transport system of Serbia
Ilija Kupresanin (Serbia)1, Borislav Rozic (Serbia)1 (1. Transportgas Srbija)

TSA SD02C and NIS2: the New Cybersecurity Regulatory Landscape for Pipeline Operators
Sam Miorelli (United States)1 (1. Siemens Energy)

Intrusion Detection System for Industrial Control Systems
Jonathan Esquivel (United States)1 (1. Southwest Research Institute)


Session 6.4: Trenchless Technologies

Analysis of Field Data for Pilot Holes in Horizontal Directional Drilling
Ali Ameli (United States)1 (1. GeoEngineering Ltd)

The role of green HDD for pipelines and sustainable power grids
Simon Herrenknecht (Germany)1 (1. Herrenknecht AG)

Dimensioning of HDD pipes according to DWA-A 161 / DVGW GW 312
Frederik Müller (Germany)1 (1. IngSoft GmbH)


Session 1.5: Inline Inspection & Integrity Management

The Power to Know More About Pipeline Anomalies
Matt Romney (United States)1, Dane Burden (United States)1, Miguel Maldonado (United States)1 (1. T.D. Williamson)

Capitalizing on Data As An Asset
Monique Roberts (United States)1 (1. PODS Association)

Pipeline joint identification using neural networks
Michael Byington (Canada)1 (1. INGU Solutions)

Utilization of Robotic Technology for Assessing Internal Pipeline Condition During Construction - An Optimized Inspection Approach
Rakan Alshebel (Saudi Arabia)1, Faisal Al-Mutahhar (Saudi Arabia)1, Isa Al-Mudaibegh (Saudi Arabia)1 (1. Saudi Aramco)


Session 2.5: CO2 Pipelines

Dynamic Simulations of CO2-rich Systems Transportation in Pipelines
Christoph Kersten (Germany)1, Tugce Cavus (Germany)1, Eva Alvarez Gonzalez (Germany)1 (1. Wintershall Dea AG)

Challenge in Offshore CO2 Pipeline Design : A Case Study of Offshore Carbon Capture and Storage in Malaysia
I Wayan Eka Putra (Malaysia)1 (1. PETRONAS)

Design Workflow to Assess Ductile Fracture Propagation in CO2 Pipelines
Stefano Zanzi (Italy)1, Angelo Ghielmetti (Italy)1, Filippo Travaglia (Italy)1 (1. Eni Spa)

Asset-level CO2 data as basis for developing CO2 pipeline grids
Eric Rambech (Norway)1, Valentin Vandenbussche (Norway)1 (1. Endrava)


Session 3.5: Leak Detection & Monitoring

Case study: TSO and environmental service provider collaborate to detect and quantify source-based methane emissions in compliance with OGMP Level 4
Cindy Verhoeven (Netherlands)1, Róbert Simigla (Hungary)2 (1. Intero – The Sniffers, 2. FGSZ)

Non-intrusive monitoring of fluid state and cavitation in pipes
Goran Pavic (France)1, Fabien Chevillotte (France)2 (1. INSA Lyon, 2. Matelys)

Pipeline integrity monitoring with non-invasive ultrasonic flow measurement technology
Maksym Cichon (Germany)1 (1. FLEXIM GmbH)

The Space Marketplace, And The Future Of Satellite-Based Hyperspectral Pipeline Monitoring For Improved Integrity And Sustainability
R. Peter Weaver (United States)1 (1. Orbital Sidekick)


Session 4.5: Geohazards

Increasing need of disaster management for safe pipeline operations
Jens Focke (Germany)1 (1. Federal Construction Enquiry Portal Germany (BIL eG))

Structural Integrity Monitoring (SIMS) of Pipelines at Geohazardous Locations
Abdul Mohamud (Canada)1, Iain Weir-Jones (Canada)1 (1. Weir-Jones Engineering Ltd.)

Optimized and Cost-effective Pipeline Geohazards Risk Surveillance using Multi-temporal Microwave Satellite Earth Observation Technologies
Emil Bayramov (Kazakhstan)1, Manfred Buchroithner (Germany)2, Martin Kada (Germany)3 (1. Nazarbayev University, 2. TU Dresden, 3. TU Berlin)

How offshore suspended lifelines can help us avoid geohazards ?
Nikolaos Makrakis (Greece)1, Prodromos Psarropoulos (Greece)2, Yiannis Tsompanakis (Greece)1 (1. Technical University of Crete, 2. National Technical University of Athens)


Session 5.5: Digitalization

The Future of Pipeline Integrity Management, how Machine Learning can enhance External Corrosion Direct Assessment
Oscar Ruiz Martinez (Netherlands)1, Roland Palmer-Jones (United Kingdom)1, Lewis Barton (United Kingdom)1, Steven Loftus (United Kingdom)1, Steven Carrell (United Kingdom)1 (1. ROSEN)

Use of Industrial IoT & AI to decrease operating costs
Anja Vedder (British Indian Ocean Territory)1 (1. Industrial Analytics IA GmbH)

Geospatial Technology – The Foundation for Creating a Pipeline Digital Twin
Jeff Allen (United States)1 (1. Esri)

Digital Twin model for pro-active pipeline maintenance - An external corrosion case study
Christophe Baete (Belgium)1, Keith Parker (United States)2 (1. Elsyca, 2. Enbridge Pipelines Inc)


Session 6.5: Pipes / Sewers / Cables

Sustainable grid expansion: trenchless installation technologies for underground cables
Marc Peters (Germany)1 (1. Herrenknecht AG)

Optimizing Pressure Monitoring in a Water Distribution Network through Bayesian Calibration
Gözde Köse (Germany)1, Wolfgang Nowak (Germany)1, Sergey Oladyshkin (Germany)1 (1. University of Stuttgart)

A framework for Risk Inventory and Evaluation (RIE) of water and wastewater networks
Sameera Naib (Netherlands)1, Henry van der Bij (Netherlands)1, Jeroen Kruims (Netherlands)1 (1. HDM Pipelines B.V.)

University of Alberta: Large Diameter Twin Raw Water Intake Pipeline Inspection, Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation
Olugbenga Ibikunle (Canada)1, Bola Kojeku (Canada)1 (1. Stantec Consulting Ltd.)


Session 1.6: Inline Inspection & Integrity Management

Leveraging ILI Crack Profiles
Stephan Tappert (Germany)1, Lyndon Lamborn (Canada)2, Andre Kaiser (Germany)1, Dennis Vogel (Germany)1 (1. Baker Hughes, 2. Enbridge Pipelines Inc)

Assessing the accurate topography of complex channeling corrosion by means of ultrasonic wall measurement tools. A case study and experiences
Kerstin Munsel (United States)1, Katherine Hartl (United States)1, Christoph Jaeger (United States)1, Miguel Urrea (Germany)1, Andreas Pfanger (Germany)1 (1. NDT Global)

Only dig the real cracks - A process to efficiently manage SCC and minimise unnecessary excavations
brian Kerrigan (United Kingdom)1, Larissa Monteiro (Brazil)2, Rodrigo Silva (Brazil)2, Dominic Murray (United Kingdom)1 (1. Frontline Integrity, 2. Nova Transportadora do Sudeste (NTS))


Session 2.6: Management

Energy Industry Pipeline Demand Expectations: 2023-2027
Benjamin Wilby (United Kingdom)1, Daniel Sidwell (United Kingdom)1 (1. Westwood Global Energy Group)

Delivering Quality Globally – Maintaining Competency In A Digital World
Aidan Charlton (United Kingdom)1, Nigel Curson (United Kingdom)1, Mike Brown (United Kingdom)1 (1. Penspen)

Pipeline Safety in the Biden Administration
Keith Coyle (United States)1 (1. Babst Calland)


Session 3.6: Risk Assessment & Simulation

Mitigation of Project Risks by Fluid Dynamic Simulation of Gas Pipe Networks, Pipelines, FSRU
Gerd Kloeppner (Germany)1, Alberto Deponti (Italy)1 (1. Siemens AG)

Automated Risk Assessment and Risk-based Inspection Planning for Lean Operations
Rutger Schouten (Netherlands)1, Asli Yazici Stamatis (Netherlands)1, Ulrich Tiefes (Netherlands)3, Rahul Raghukumar (Netherlands)3 (1. IRM Systems, 2. Wintershall Noordzee)

Knowledge gaps in the risk assessment of hydrogen and carbon dioxide pipelines
Zoe Chaplin (United Kingdom)1, Simon Gant (United Kingdom)1, Adam Bannister (United Kingdom)1, Caron Maloney (United Kingdom)1, Owen Stevens (United Kingdom)1, Trevor Sexty (United Kingdom)1, Martin Wayland (United Kingdom)1, Sally Lloyd Davies (United Kingdom)1 (1. Health and Safety Executive)


Session 4.6: Materials

Development of API-X65 Carbon Steel for Severe Sour Service and Hard Spot Detection with Advanced NDT Technology
Seong Ung Koh (Korea, Republic of)1, Juseung Lee (Korea, Republic of)1, Hyosin Kim (Korea, Republic of)1, Jinyou Kim (Korea, Republic of)1, Kyungmin Noh (Korea, Republic of)1, Joonsik Park (Germany)1, Angeire Gonzalez (United States)7, Ramgopal Thodla (United States)7, Narasi Sridhar (United States)9 (1. POSCO, 2. DNV, 3. The Ohio State University)

Embrittlement in service of API 5L steels
Joaquín Everardo Gámiz Serrano (Mexico)1, Jorge Luis González Velázquez (Mexico)1, Diego Israel Rivas López (Mexico)1, Manuel Alejandro Beltrán Zúñiga (Mexico)1 (1. IPN)

Corrosion rate of buried steel after cathodic protection interruption
Erwan DILER (France)1, Marie Roustan (France)1 (1. French Corrosion Institute)



ptc 2023 Conference Program