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Pipeline Design & Construction: A Practical Approach, Third Edition

By
M. Mohitpour
M. Mohitpour
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H. Golshan
H. Golshan
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A. Murray
A. Murray
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ISBN-10:
0791802574
No. of Pages:
752
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2007

The material covered in this chapter highlights the activities involved in pipeline construction, testing and commissioning procedures. This discussion will focus on the necessary steps to ensure quality facilities are constructed and installed before handover to the operations group for daily operation. A typical pipeline spread is illustrated in Figure 9-1 and shows the various activities involved and their linear progression over the course of the project.

Introduction
Construction
Trenchless Crossings
Filling and Hydrostatic Testing
Dewatering
Evaluation of Squeeze Volumes
Hydrostatic Test Sections Containing Trapped Air
Hydrostatic Water Criteria
Hydrostatic Testing at Low Ambient Temperatures
Pneumatic Testing of Pipelines
Commissioning
References
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