The management of pipeline integrity is being addressed by various pipeline companies, institutes and governmental agencies. This page is intended to allow you to access those of them that have a Web presence and to correspond via e-mail with the relevant people. If you become aware of a Web page or person that should be included please send us an e-mail with the particulars.
Research Institutes with relevant Web pages include:
The Gas Technology Institute (gti), Chicago, IL sponsors and manages research & development in several relevant fields. These activities are carried out by selected contractors.
Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH carries out research on many topics related to pipeline integrity.
Southwest Research Institute carries out research & development in several relevant fields.
Applied Magnetics Group, Queens University, Kingston, ON carries out research on the application of magnetics to the detection and quantification of metal loss in steel pipelines.
Governmental Agencies and Industry Associations with relevant Web pages include:
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
National Energy Board of Canada
Pipeline Research Council International
American Petroleum Institute
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
NACE International – The Corrosion Society
Canadian Standards Association
American Society for Nondestructive Testing
Transportation Safety Board – Canada
National Transportation Safety Board – USA
American Gas Association
Canadian Gas Association
Southern Gas Association
Alberta Energy and Utilities Board
Railroad Commission of Texas
Pigging Products and Services Association (PPSA)