Pipeline Leak Detection Handbook

Paperback | July 13, 2016

byMorgan Henrie, Philip Carpenter, R. Edward Nicholas

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Pipeline Leak Detection Handbook is a concise, detailed, and inclusive leak detection best practices text and reference book. It begins with the basics of leak detection technologies that include leak detection systems, and information on pipeline leaks, their causes, and subsequent consequences. The book moves on to further explore system infrastructures, performance, human factors, installation, and integrity management, and is a must-have resource to help oil and gas professionals gain a comprehensive understanding of the identification, selection, design, testing, and implantation of a leak detection system. Informs oil and gas pipeline professionals on the basics of leak detection technologies, the required field instrumentation, telecommunication infrastructures, human factors, and risk mitigation considerations Leads the reader through the complex process of understanding the pipeline's unique environment and how to develop a leak detection program

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Pipeline Leak Detection Handbook is a concise, detailed, and inclusive leak detection best practices text and reference book. It begins with the basics of leak detection technologies that include leak detection systems, and information on pipeline leaks, their causes, and subsequent consequences. The book moves on to further explore sy...

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Cross-country pipeline systems provide one of the most widely used and safest transportation methods for commodities that are essential to the functioning of our global civilization. However, should a breach of integrity occur, rapid detection is essential to minimizing the damage, cost, and response time needed to deal with the escape...

President of MH Consulting, Inc., a project management, systems analysis, and organizational training firm that specializes in the petrochemical and telecommunications industry. His education background includes a BA in Technology Management from Eckerd College, a BSc in Electronic Engineering from Kennedy Western University, an MS in ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:340 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:July 13, 2016Publisher:Gulf Professional PublishingLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Pipeline Leak Detection Basics

Chapter 3. Mass Balance Leak Detection

Chapter 4. Real-Time Transient Model Based Leak Detection

Chapter 5. Statistical Processing and Leak Detection

Chapter 6. Rarefaction Wave and Deviation Alarm Systems

Chapter 7. External and Intermittent Leak Detection System Types

Chapter 8. Leak Detection System Infrastructure

Chapter 9. Leak Detection Performance, Testing, and Tuning

Chapter 10. Human Factor Considerations in Leak Detection

Chapter 11. Implementation and Installation of Pipeline Leak Detection Systems

Chapter 12. Regulatory Requirements

Chapter 13. Leak Detection and Risk-Based Integrity Management