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Corrosion Technology Center: Providing Customized Corrosion Engineering and Testing

Corrosion happens.  It can occur in virtually every aspect of every human endeavor, from food spoiling to cars rusting. Corrosion engineers remain at the forefront of the battle against this process. While a broad spectrum of advanced tools and techniques are now available to...

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23
Oct 2017

Measured Data Improves Floating Systems Asset Integrity

Many floating production facilities incorporate a level of instrumentation that measures some combination of motions, environmental parameters, and mooring/tendon tensions.  The use of these data can vary from very basic tasks (helping guide operations such as ballast or...

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16
Oct 2017

Design and Validation Testing of Jumper Breakaway Joints

Operators of offshore oil & gas wells and pipelines are required to ensure the safety and reliability of permanently installed equipment, even in the aftermath of unplanned extreme events. One effective option for these scenarios is installation of a properly designed and tested...

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10
Oct 2017

Repurposing Pipelines to Light Liquid Hydrocarbon Service

The recent boom in oil production using hydraulic fracturing (fracking) technology has produced an increased supply of natural gas and other products referred to as ultralight hydrocarbons (ethane, propane, butane). These hydrocarbons present a unique set of challenges in...

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06
Oct 2017

Using a Plan-Do-Check-Act Approach to Ensure Corporate Quality

At Stress Engineering Services, Inc. (SES), the concept of quality is embedded in our day-to-day business functions. From our perspective as a service provider, measurement of quality isn’t specifically about a gadget or a widget we produce; rather, it’s about client...

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25
Sep 2017