an employee-owned company

Crack Management In Vintage Pipelines

Interpreting In-Line Inspection Data to Help Eliminate Unnecessary Digs In-line inspection (ILI) tools are a rapidly evolving technology for ensuring the integrity of pipelines that are susceptible to crack anomalies. Several vendors offer ultrasonic crack-detection (UTCD) tools...

read More....
08
Feb 2018

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...

read More....
10
Oct 2017

Conductor Casing Pile Driving Assessment

Testing and Monitoring a Large-Diameter Conductor Casing Connection During Hammering Installation and Assessing Its Performance Stress Engineering Services, Inc. recently conducted field testing to assess the performance of a large-diameter conductor casing connector during a...

read More....
18
Sep 2017

An Inside Look at Force Calibration

For force measurement, the process of calibration is the comparison of applied forces indicated by a measurement system under test to a calibration standard. The traceability of the standard used defines the resulting range and accuracy of the system being tested. For example, the...

read More....
12
Sep 2017

Home is where the Happy Meal is: Navigating Life and Business in Singapore

About 37 years ago, my father transferred our family halfway around the world from Texas to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to work as a manager for Texas Instruments. I was a school-aged boy at the time, and I remember having many incredible adventures. The Snake Temple in Penang, the...

read More....
0
19
Jul 2017