MAOP Reconfirmation

Facilities Requirements to Reconfirm MAOP: Requirements to reconfirm Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure (MAOP) and to verify material properties for certain pipeline system components and non-line pipe (“facilities”) also require consideration as part of Gas Mega Rule implementation planning. Dynamic Risk is well versed in assessing which facilities are subject to Gas Mega Rule requirements by […]

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Reflections from PPIM 2022

Question 1: What were some key topics discussed at the event that you feel are of importance to industry? The PPIM 2022 conference was the first opportunity for Dynamic Risk to present papers alongside our co-business unit, NDT Global, each as part of Eddyfi/NDT. A key topic area for the conference included leveraging in-line inspection […]

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Steve Biagiotti Jr. MSc., P.E. of Dynamic Risk nominated to serve on AMPP Global Center Board of Directors

Houston, Texas – February 17th, 2022 – Dynamic Risk is pleased to announce Steve Biagiotti Jr. MSc., P.E. has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP), a global nonprofit representing corrosion and protective coatings professionals and industry. Mr. Biagiotti will serve a 3-year term […]

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Shamus McDonnell Joins Dynamic Risk as Vice President, Strategic Growth

We are pleased to announce that Shamus McDonnell has joined Dynamic Risk in the role of Vice President, Strategic Growth. He will be working closely with the executive team and others in the development and execution of Dynamic Risk’s strategic position – a leading technology and analytics solutions provider for the health and reliability of […]

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Ask Our Expert Blog Series: Mario Yturriago

Moving Toward a Hydrogen Economy – What Role does the Pipeline Industry Play? As the hydrogen economy advances across the Transmission sector, and more recently into Utilities and Gas Distribution, we sat down with our subject matter expert, Mario Yturriago, Senior Integrity Engineer at Dynamic Risk, to learn how Hydrogen will continue to play a […]

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Ask A Pipeline Expert: Ben Mittelstadt

Zero pipeline incidents that could impact the public is a goal[1] of the pipeline industry. While industry is trending better and incident rates have dropped significantly, we know that there is more to do. The critical factor to have a continuously improving pipeline integrity management system in place is derived from understanding and analyzing the […]

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ASME Board of Governors Appointment

Patrick Vieth, Senior Vice President, Dynamic Risk selected to serve on the ASME Board of Governors. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has selected Patrick Vieth, Senior Vice President at Dynamic Risk to serve on the Board of Governors for a 4-year term which began in June 2021. The society consists of 12 Board […]

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Pipeline Safety Standards and the Application of Engineering Assessments

Class Location Change – a Key Driver for Applying Engineering Assessments  Both Engineering Assessments (EA), as outlined in the CSA Z662 Canadian Oil & Gas Pipeline Standard and Engineering Critical Assessments (ECA), as outlined in the 49 CFR Part 192 US Gas Mega Rule are expected to be increasingly relied upon for demonstrating fitness-for-service and required safety levels to stakeholders including the public, regulators, customers, and the internal operating […]

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Upstream Gathering System Pipeline Integrity Management

Pipeline Integrity Management Solutions for Safe and Reliable Upstream Operations Upstream Asset Integrity teams are recognizing the need to have an improved understanding of their assets to protect capital investment, mitigate risk, ensure the safety of public, as well as adhere to new state/provincial and federal regulations. It is increasingly apparent that effectively managing pipeline integrity data, and ensuring efficient […]

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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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