US Distribution Regulatory Requirements

Incorporating a Distribution Integrity Management Program for Pipeline Safety Since 2010, federal regulations (49 CFR 192 Subpart P) have required distribution pipeline system operators to have a Distribution Integrity Management Program (DIMP) and associated written integrity management plan. These regulations prescribe the elements of a DIMP and require pipeline operators to evaluate their DIMP every […]

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Engineering Assessments for Transmission and Midstream Pipeline Assets

The Critical Role of Engineering Assessments for Pipeline Safety and Regulatory Compliance The application of Engineering Assessments (EAs) will increasingly be required in the pipeline industry to demonstrate fitness-for-service and appropriate safety margins to key stakeholders across the sector, including regulators and the public. From a US perspective, with the release of the first phase […]

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Dynamic Risk Featured in CommonWealth Magazine’s Article “Gas Worker Union Chief Hails DPU’s New Attitude” Article

CommonWealth Magazine recently released an article entitled “Gas Worker Union Chief Hails DPU’s New Attitude” where Kathy Laflash, President of the New England Gas Workers Alliance, details Dynamic Risk’s study of a recent Merrimack Valley incident aimed at improving oversight of our natural gas infrastructure, preventing accidental emissions, and improving pipeline safety for workers and […]

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Dynamic Risk in the Community

With respect to these unprecedented times, we have taken steps to prioritize supporting the communities we live, work and operate in. Our involvement in such community programs ties in to our vision and values of Commitment, Integrity and Respect. Many individuals are still feeling the effects of COVID-19 and how it has impacted available resources […]

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New Technology Enablement Team Announcement

As part of our corporate vision to provide world-class pipeline integrity management solutions across our entire client portfolio, and our commitment to safe energy delivery, we have formalized a dedicated team to further advance innovation of our Technology Solutions. We are very pleased to announce the formation of our new Technology Enablement Department that will […]

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How to Break the Inspect-Repair Cycle – Stop the Madness

In order to comply with industry regulations and optimize pipeline operational expenditures, pipeline operators employ a Risk Based Inspection (RBI) process. This process: Produces a relative quantitative risk ranking of pipeline assets that can be used to allocate budget for integrity activities based on the inspection and monitoring data. Enables pipeline operators to use the […]

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Dynamic Risk Welcomes J.D. Kern to our Priority Services Team

We are pleased to announce that J.D. Kern has joined our Priority Services team and will serve as an Advisor to Dynamic Risk.  J.D. will be working closely with our Leadership Teams to further establish Dynamic Risk as an industry leader for pipeline integrity management. J.D. is a seasoned industry executive and business owner, founding […]

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Dynamic Risk’s Executive Vice President, Mr. Patrick Vieth, Receives the PRCI Distinguished Researcher Award at the 2020 Research Exchange Meeting

Patrick Vieth received the PRCI Distinguished Researcher Award last week at the Research Exchange Meeting (REX2020) that was held March 3rd– 4th in San Diego, California. Nominated by industry leaders and his fellow peers at PRCI, Pat received this award for the tremendous contributions he has made over the past decades to advance the pipeline […]

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NACE Standards Board Appointment: Steve Biagiotti

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Steve Biagiotti to the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Standards Board. Steve was selected to serve on the Standards Board based on his progressive leadership responsibilities with NACE International and its Technical Committees over the last 30 years and his proven leadership skills as a Principal […]

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Embracing Digital Transformation for Upstream Pipeline Assets

As our industry evolves, upstream operators are going beyond using spreadsheets, local folders and network drives for data storage, analysis and visualization.  The optimal approach to facilitate the move to a more sophisticated, integrated approach is to build systems and automation around the data management and analysis.  This requires resources, defined data management processes, people […]

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