Pipeline Risk Management Manual - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780750675796, 9780080497709

Pipeline Risk Management Manual

3rd Edition

Ideas, Techniques, and Resources

Authors: W. Kent Muhlbauer W. Kent Muhlbauer
Paperback ISBN: 9780750675796
eBook ISBN: 9780080497709
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 18th December 2003
Page Count: 395
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Description

Introduction; Risk Evaluation at a Glance; PART I: The Basic Risk Assessment Model; Risk and Quality: Theory and Application; Risk Assessment Process; Third Party Damage Index; Corrosion Index; Design Index; Incorrect Operations Index; Leak Impact Factor; PART II: Customizing the Basic Risk Assessment Model; Scoring Adjustments to Basic Risk Model; Sabotage Module; Stress and Human Errors Module; Cost of Service Interruption Module; Environmental Risk Assessment; Distribution Systems; Offshore Pipeline Systems; PART III: Risk Management; Data Analysis; Cost Risk Relationships; Appendix A: Typical Pipeline Products; Appendix B: Leak Rate Determination; Appendix C: Pipe Wall Thickness Determination; Appendix D: Surge Pressure Calculations; Appendix E: Pipeline Risk Evaluation Example;. Glossary; References; Index

Key Features

The only comprehensive manual for pipeline risk managementUpdated material on stations, geographical information systems, "absolute" versus "relative" risks, and the latest regulatory developmentsSet the standards for global pipeline risk management

Readership

Pipeline Engineers, Petroleum Engineers, Pipeline Consultants

Table of Contents

Introduction; Risk Evaluation at a Glance; PART I: The Basic Risk Assessment Model; Risk and Quality: Theory and Application; Risk Assessment Process; Third Party Damage Index; Corrosion Index; Design Index; Incorrect Operations Index; Leak Impact Factor; PART II: Customizing the Basic Risk Assessment Model; Scoring Adjustments to Basic Risk Model; Sabotage Module; Stress and Human Errors Module; Cost of Service Interruption Module; Environmental Risk Assessment; Distribution Systems; Offshore Pipeline Systems; PART III: Risk Management; Data Analysis; Cost Risk Relationships; Appendix A: Typical Pipeline Products; Appendix B: Leak Rate Determination; Appendix C: Pipe Wall Thickness Determination; Appendix D: Surge Pressure Calculations; Appendix E: Pipeline Risk Evaluation Example;. Glossary; References; Index

Details

No. of pages:
395
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Gulf Professional Publishing 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Gulf Professional Publishing
Paperback ISBN:
9780750675796
eBook ISBN:
9780080497709

About the Author

W. Kent Muhlbauer

W. B Muhlbauer is president of WKM Consultancy, in Austin, Texas, a company offering specialized engineering and management services to the pipeline industry. He is also the author of computer software, including Pipeline Risk Controller, a program that complements the pipeline risk assessment/risk management techniques in this book.

Affiliations and Expertise

WKM Consultancy, TX, USA

W. Kent Muhlbauer

W. B Muhlbauer is president of WKM Consultancy, in Austin, Texas, a company offering specialized engineering and management services to the pipeline industry. He is also the author of computer software, including Pipeline Risk Controller, a program that complements the pipeline risk assessment/risk management techniques in this book.

Affiliations and Expertise

WKM Consultancy, TX, USA

Reviews

...outlines a practical, direct method for analyzing pipeline risks... (Civil Engineering) Specific examples throughout the text clarify the risk indexing system. (Gas Abstracts) The only comprehensive manual for pipeline risk management. From design to day-to-day operations, this unique volume covers every facet of pipeline risk management, arguably the most important, definitely the most hotly debated, aspect of pipelining today. - Offshore Engineer, October 2004