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18 May 2017
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TAP celebrates first year of construction

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has celebrated one year since construction started on the project.

18 May 2017
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Gazporm starts construction on new offshore pipeline

Construction has started on the 900-km TurkStream pipeline that will supply the Turkish network with Russian gas.

06 Oct 2016
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WATCH: NDT Global detects defect in ageing pipeline

NDT Global’s ultrasonic metal-loss-inspection technology, the UMp tool, has detected an internal metal-loss feature in a girth weld of an oil pipeline.

Serimax and Technip form strategic partnership for pipeline welding

Welding solutions provider and Vallourec subsidiary Serimax has signed an agreement in principle with Technip in order to achieve a strategic partnership for pipeline welding.

A unified approach leads to successful pipeline welding

The pace of onshore pipeline construction is largely dependent on successful girth welding. Welding is often the pace limiting step during pipeline construction and the quality of the completed weld affects long term pipeline integrity. It is therefore essential that it be completed to a standard that achieves both productivity and quality goals.

Developing an effective in-service welding programme

A company-specific standard for in-service welding, along with other documents, such as welding procedure specifications and procedure qualification records, make up an in-service welding programme. The purpose of this article is to bring attention to commonly overlooked or misunderstood in-service welding programme elements.

The long and welding road to pipelines

Pipeline welding plays an important part in both the onshore and offshore pipeline industry. Throughout the years there have been significant advancements to help ensure a pipelines durability and reliability. Here, Bob Teale takes us through the history and what’s to come.