Pipeline Integrity Handbook

Risk Management and Evaluation


  • Ramesh Singh, Senior Principal Engineer (Materials, Welding and Corrosion) for Gulf Interstate Engineering and Consultant, on management of welding, materials, and corrosion, Nadoi Management, Inc.

Based on over 40 years of experience in the field, Ramesh Singh goes beyond corrosion control, providing techniques for addressing present and future integrity issues. Pipeline Integrity Handbook provides pipeline engineers with the tools to evaluate and inspect pipelines, safeguard the life cycle of their pipeline asset and ensure that they are optimizing delivery and capability. Presented in easy-to-use, step-by-step order, Pipeline Integrity Handbook is a quick reference for day-to-day use in identifying key pipeline degradation mechanisms and threats to pipeline integrity. The book begins with an overview of pipeline risk management and engineering assessment, including data collection and regulatory approaches to liquid pipeline risk management. Other critical integrity issues include:

  • Pipeline defects and corrective actions
  • Introduction to various essential pipeline material such as line pipes and valves
  • Coverage on corrosion and corrosion protection

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Pipeline Engineers, Pipeline Operators, Pipeline Construction Contractors, Pipeline Designers, Pipeline Drafters


Book information

  • Published: October 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-387825-0

Table of Contents

Part One: Pipeline Risk Management & Engineering Assessment

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Basic Concept of Risk Management and Risk Defined

Chapter 3: Data Collection

Chapter 4: Risk Assessment Tools

Chapter 5: Hazards and threats to a pipeline system

Chapter 6: Regulatory approach to Liquid Pipeline Risk Management

Part Two: Pipeline Integrity Evaluation and Engineering Assessment

Integrity Management Engineering Assessment

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Pipeline defects and corrective actions

Chapter 3: Pipeline reliability assessment

Part Three: Pipeline Material

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Line pipes

Chapter 3: Fittings and forgings

Chapter 4: Valves

Chapter 5: Pressure Testing: Pneumatic and Hydro-Test

Chapter 6: Corrosion and Corrosion Protection