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2. Integrity Management of Difficult to “Smart-Pig” Pipelines Using Minimally Intrusive Sensors
Wednesday | Opening | 8:15
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3. Reconfirming MAOP Using an ECA in Covered Segments
Wednesday | Opening | 9:00
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4. Modernizing Aerial Patrol-Remote Sensing for Liquid Leak and Threat Detection Along the Right-of-Way
Wednesday | Opening | 9:30
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5. Commentary on API RP 1183 – Dent Assessment and Management
Wednesday | Opening | 11:00
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6. Quantifying the Impact of Coincidental Versus Preferential Longitudinal Seam Weld Corrosion
Wednesday | Opening | 11:30
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7. A Novel Approach to Pipeline Feature Identification Using Semantic Segmentation
Wednesday | SALON A | 14:00
1.1 ILI Analysis 1

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8. Monte Carlo Methods for Comparing Inspection Data
Wednesday | SALON A | 14:30
1.1 ILI Analysis 1

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9. An Evolution of ILI MFL Specifications for Corrosion and Pinholes and Some Approaches for the Future
Wednesday | SALON A | 15:00
1.1 ILI Analysis 1

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10. Pigging Previously Unpiggable Pipelines: Challenges and Solutions
Wednesday | SALON B | 14:00
2.1 'Unpiggable' Inspections & Technologies 1

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11. Review of Lessons Learned from 10 Years of Ultrasonic Inspections in Gas Pipelines
Wednesday | SALON B | 14:30
2.1 'Unpiggable' Inspections & Technologies 1

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12. Enhancing Pipeline Assessments: Answering the Challenge of Unpiggable Liquid Assets with Self-Propelled Solutions
Wednesday | SALON B | 15:00
2.1 'Unpiggable' Inspections & Technologies 1

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13. ILI Axial Strain Measurement-Sharing Over 10 Years of Operational Experience and Technology Advances for the Future
Wednesday | SALON C | 14:00
3.1 Geohazards 1

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14. Lessons Learned from Level 3 Analyses on Bending Strain Features
Wednesday | SALON C | 14:30
3.1 Geohazards 1

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15. A High-Efficiency Approach for Landslide Detection, Prioritization, and Monitoring
Wednesday | SALON C | 15:00
3.1 Geohazards 1

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16. Determining the Immeasurable Pipe Grade
Wednesday | SALON D | 14:00
4.1 Materials Identification/ Verification 1

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17. Approved Methods for Alternative Sampling to Meet The Requirements of 192.607-Verification of Pipeline Material Properties and Attributes
Wednesday | SALON D | 14:30
4.1 Materials Identification/ Verification 1

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18. Transmission Regulator Station MAOP Reconfirmation and Material Validation (192.624/192.607)
Wednesday | SALON D | 15:00
4.1 Materials Identification/ Verification 1

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19. The Importance of Accurate Data Alignment for ILI Assessments
Wednesday | SALON A | 16:30
1.2 ILI Analysis 2

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20. Prediction of Dent Stress Concentration Factor from In-Line Inspection Data Using Convolutional Neural Networks
Wednesday | SALON A | 17:00
1.2 ILI Analysis 2

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21. Small Diameter ILI Challenges in a Crude Oil Gathering System
Wednesday | SALON B | 16:30
2.2 'Unpiggable' Inspections & Technologies 2

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22. Cleaning and ILI of Heavy Wall Subsea Pipeline with Improved Differentiation Between Debris and Corrosion
Wednesday | SALON B | 17:00
2.2 'Unpiggable' Inspections & Technologies 2

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23. Thoughts Towards an Effective Crack Arrestor Design for CO2 Pipelines
Wednesday | SALON C | 16:30
3.2 Emerging Issues

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24. Fueling the Debate-Examining the Cost, Emissions, and Security Complexities in Electrifying Pipeline Compression
Wednesday | SALON C | 17:00
3.2 Emerging Issues

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25. When Have I Done Enough, How Do I Know and, How Do I Prove It?
Wednesday | SALON D | 16:30
4.2 Materials Identification/ Verification 2

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26. A Machine Learning Model to Automate Quantitative Evaluation of Line Pipe Microstructures
Wednesday | SALON D | 17:00
4.2 Materials Identification/ Verification 2

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27. De-fossilization: Lessons Learned Overcoming Challenges in Difficult Product Pipelines
Thursday | SALON A | 8:00
5.1 Hydrogen Transportation

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28. Hydrogen Blended Pipelines: A Path to Integrity Readiness and the Role of ILI Inspection
Thursday | SALON A | 8:30
5.1 Hydrogen Transportation

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29. The LTS Futures Project – a UK Operator’s (SGN) Experience of Assessing the Feasibility of Repurposing Their Natural Gas Transmission System to Transport Hydrogen
Thursday | SALON A | 9:00
5.1 Hydrogen Transportation

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30. Hydrotesting in the Modern World – What Are We Looking for?
Thursday | SALON B | 8:00
6.1 Integrity Management 1

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31. Think Twice Before Flattening
Thursday | SALON B | 8:30
6.1 Integrity Management 1

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32. POF Your ILI System Selection and How to comply with API STD 1163
Thursday | SALON B | 9:00
6.1 Integrity Management 1

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33. The Use of Inertial Measurement Unit Data for Managing Slow-Moving Landslides
Thursday | SALON C | 8:00
7.1 Geohazards 2

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34. An Investigation of Relationship between IMU Bending Strain Measurements and Landslide-Related Pipeline Features in Appalachian Region, USA
Thursday | SALON C | 8:30
7.1 Geohazards 2

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35. Don’t Be Strained: A Case Study and Lessons Learned on Comparing Multiple IMU Data
Thursday | SALON C | 9:00
7.1 Geohazards 2

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36. Fill Your Void – Sleeve Life Extension With a Filled Annulus Space
Thursday | SALON D | 8:00
8.1 Repair

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37. Composite Reinforcement of Wrinkle Bends Subjected to High Strain-Low Cycle Bending Loads
Thursday | SALON D | 8:30
8.1 Repair

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38. Air Pocket Analysis: Exploring the Effects of Air Pockets in Composite Reinforcement Systems for Pipes
Thursday | SALON D | 9:00
8.1 Repair

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39. Understanding the Impact of Corrosion Morphology on ILI Detection and Sizing Capability
Thursday | SALON A | 10:30
5.2 ILI Analysis 3

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40. Using Multiple MFL Magnetizations for Reliable Corrosion Assessment at Scale
Thursday | SALON A | 11:00
5.2 ILI Analysis 3

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41. A Case Study to Fuse MFL-A and MFL-C Inspections for 3D Metal Loss Defect Profile Reconstruction
Thursday | SALON A | 11:30
5.2 ILI Analysis 3

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42. PSMS-Contractor Safety Program Integration, Tool, and Assessment Pilot
Thursday | SALON B | 10:30
6.2 Integrity Management 2

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43. Welding on Pipe with Laminations
Thursday | SALON B | 11:00
6.2 Integrity Management 2

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44. The Role of Full-Scale Testing in Managing Pipeline Integrity
Thursday | SALON B | 11:30
6.2 Integrity Management 2

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45. A Tool for the Identification of Anomalous NDT Chemical Composition Measurements During In Situ Testing
Thursday | SALON C | 10:30
7.2 NDT 1

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46. Classification of LF and HF ERW using Instrumented Indentation Test (IIT) with Local Microstructure Identification
Thursday | SALON C | 11:00
7.2 NDT 1

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47. Validation of Planing-Induced Microfracture for Determining Pipe Body Toughness
Thursday | SALON C | 11:30
7.2 NDT 1

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48. Pipeline Stacked Crack Interaction Burst Pressure Analysis Using 3-D Crack Meshes
Thursday | SALON D | 10:30
8.2 Crack Assessment and Management 1

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49. Novel Approach for Detecting and Identifying Complex Cracking in LF-ERW pipe, a Real Case study
Thursday | SALON D | 11:00
8.2 Crack Assessment and Management 1

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50. Cyclic Fatigue Analysis of Crack-Like Anomalies using Hydrostatic and ILI Data
Thursday | SALON D | 11:30
8.2 Crack Assessment and Management 1

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51. ERW Lack of Fusion (Penetrators) ILI Capabilities Using Ultrasonic Shear Wave
Thursday | SALON A | 13:30
5.3 ILI Applications 1

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52. Internal Ultrasonic Pipeline Inspection for Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Hazardous Liquid Gathering Lines
Thursday | SALON A | 14:00
5.3 ILI Applications 1

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53. Achieving Successful In-Line Inspection Tool Runs in Nitrogen-Filled Pipelines
Thursday | SALON A | 14:30
5.3 ILI Applications 1

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54. Sensitivity Analysis in Oil and Gas Pipeline Risk Assessment: A Comprehensive Review and Comparative Study
Thursday | SALON B | 13:30
6.3 Risk Assessment 1

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55. Reducing Conservatism in Probabilistic Corrosion Analyses Using Cluster Profiles
Thursday | SALON B | 14:00
6.3 Risk Assessment 1

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56. Risk Based Prioritization of Hard Spot Mitigation
Thursday | SALON B | 14:30
6.3 Risk Assessment 1

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57. To Dig or Not to Dig-Determining Which Dents are Suitable for Engineering Critical Assessment per 192.712 (c)
Thursday | SALON C | 13:30
7.3 Dents

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58. Critical Review and Improved Fatigue Life Prediction Models for Unconstrained Single Peak Plain Dents Based on EPRG Approach
Thursday | SALON C | 14:00
7.3 Dents

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59. Evaluating the Effect of Maximum Stress and Maximum Stress Range on Fatigue Life Assessments of Dents
Thursday | SALON C | 14:30
7.3 Dents

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60. Considerations When Selecting Failure Stress Models for Prioritizing Crack or Crack-like Anomalies for Response and Remediation
Thursday | SALON D | 13:30
8.3 Crack Assessment and Management 2

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61. Development of an EMAT-based Crack Inspection Tool for Small-Diameter and Difficult-to-Inspect Pipelines
Thursday | SALON D | 14:00
8.3 Crack Assessment and Management 2

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62. Use of Full-Scale Testing as a Means For Improving Burst Pressure Predictions of Crack-Like Features
Thursday | SALON D | 14:30
8.3 Crack Assessment and Management 2

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63. Complex Internal Metal Loss Pitting Corrosion in a Small-Diameter Pipeline and its Successful Detection and Sizing with UT Metal Loss – A Case Study
Thursday | SALON A | 15:30
5.4 ILI Applications 2

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64. Pipe Expansions and Bulges: Consideration of their impact on short-term and long-term pipeline integrity
Thursday | SALON A | 16:00
5.4 ILI Applications 2

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65. Addressing Complex and Axially Aligned Corrosion with MFL Technologies and the Benefits of Tri-Axial Methods
Thursday | SALON A | 16:30
5.4 ILI Applications 2

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66. A Comprehensive Reevaluation of the Benefits of Pipeline Cover Depth
Thursday | SALON B | 15:30
6.4 Risk Assessment 2

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67. Modeling the Impacts of Valve Locations and Closure Times on CO2 Pipeline Ruptures
Thursday | SALON B | 16:00
6.4 Risk Assessment 2

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68. Shifting Paradigms: can we learn from pipeline releases?
Thursday | SALON B | 16:30
6.4 Risk Assessment 2

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69. Integrity Management of Selective Seam Weld Corrosion in Gas Transmission Pipelines
Thursday | SALON C | 15:30
7.4 Seam Weld Corrosion

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70. ILI-Based Approach to Assess SSWC
Thursday | SALON C | 16:00
7.4 Seam Weld Corrosion

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71. ILI-Reported Longitudinal Seam Weld Versus Pipe Body Metal Loss Anomalies – A Case Study
Thursday | SALON C | 16:30
7.4 Seam Weld Corrosion

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72. A Case Study of a Natural Gas Pipeline Failure Due to CP-Related Hydrogen-Assisted Cracking
Thursday | SALON D | 15:30
8.4 Crack Assessment and Management 3

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73. Integrity Management of Off-Axis Stress Corrosion Cracking by Direct Detection Through an Inline Inspection System and Engineering Assessment
Thursday | SALON D | 16:00
8.4 Crack Assessment and Management 3

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74. SCC Colony Crack Shielding Factors Determined Using FEA
Thursday | SALON D | 16:30
8.4 Crack Assessment and Management 3

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75. Benefits of Inline Pipeline Isolation as an Alternative to Line Stopping
Friday | SALON A | 8:00
9.1 Operational Pigging

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76. Integrity Assessments of In-Line Isolation Tools: How to gain Assurance on New Technologies, Approval, Testing and Live Trials
Friday | SALON A | 8:30
9.1 Operational Pigging

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77. Rescue Pigging Case Study: Against All Odds and The Clock
Friday | SALON A | 9:00
9.1 Operational Pigging

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78. Learning from Pigging Operation Failures. What We Can Learn from these Incidents! A Case Study.
Friday | SALON A | 9:30
9.1 Operational Pigging

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79. Cost Effective Remote Pipeline Vault Monitoring and Leak Detection System
Friday | SALON B | 8:00
10.1 Leak Detection

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80. Methodologies for Pipeline Leak Detection: A Multi-Sensor Inline Inspection Study
Friday | SALON B | 8:30
10.1 Leak Detection

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81. Prevention and Detection of Leakage on Buried Pipelines using Vibroacoustic Technology Within a Holistic Framework
Friday | SALON B | 9:00
10.1 Leak Detection

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82. A Tool for Extracting Leak-Detecting Smart Balls from Pressurized Lines
Friday | SALON B | 9:30
10.1 Leak Detection

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83. Integrity Assessment and Management of a Brine Pipeline in Active Ground Movement Areas
Friday | SALON C | 8:00
11.1 Geohazards 3

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84. Ground Movement or Construction? How to Identify Ground Movement Signatures in Inertial Measurement Unit Data
Friday | SALON C | 8:30
11.1 Geohazards 3

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85. Pipeline Digital Twins and Geohazards: Combining Pipeline Material and Inline Inspection Data with Geohazard Modeling for Comprehensive Geohazard Threat Assessments
Friday | SALON C | 9:00
11.1 Geohazards 3

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86. Novel Non-Contact Drone-Based Tool for Pipeline Movement Assessment
Friday | SALON C | 9:30
11.1 Geohazards 3

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87. Advanced Permanent Remote Pig Tracking
Friday | SALON A | 10:30
9.2 Pig Tracking

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88. Achieving the Peak of Electromagnetic Pig Detection
Friday | SALON A | 11:00
9.2 Pig Tracking

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89. Locating a Lost/Stuck Pig in a Pipeline Using XLI PWA Technology
Friday | SALON A | 11:30
9.2 Pig Tracking

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90. Calculating Effective Flaw Dimensions at Operating Pressures
Friday | SALON B | 10:30
10.2 Engineering Assessment

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91. Accounting for Corrosion Growth and Interaction In Future Severity Assessments
Friday | SALON B | 11:00
10.2 Engineering Assessment

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92. Effective Implementation of Plausible Profile (Psqr) Method for Remaining Strength Determination of Complex Corrosion.
Friday | SALON B | 11:30
10.2 Engineering Assessment

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93. Measuring Pipe Seam Toughness via Frictional Sliding
Friday | SALON C | 10:30
11.2 NDT 2

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94. Portable Indentation Plastometry for Accurate and Immediate In-ditch Material Verification
Friday | SALON C | 11:00
11.2 NDT 2

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95. Microwave Inspection Development and Evaluation for Spoolable Composite Pipe
Friday | SALON C | 11:30
11.2 NDT 2

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