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Flow Corrosion Effects Using Jet Impingement Corrosion Testing

Jet impingement testing is effectively employed to study the effects of flow on the corrosion of materials, and the effects of flow on corrosion inhibitor performance. Stress Engineering Services has improved and refined this technique to allow both in-depth scientific investigations...

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05
Apr 2018

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...

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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...

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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