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1st Edition

Mitigation of Gas Pipeline Integrity Problems

ISBN 9780367546588
Published October 5, 2020 by CRC Press
300 Pages 50 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Mitigation of Gas Pipeline Integrity Problems presents the methodology to enable engineers, experienced or not, to alleviate pipeline integrity problems during operation. It explains the principal considerations and establishes a common approach in tackling technical challenges that may arise during gas production.


  • Covers third-party damage, corrosion, geotechnical hazards, stress corrosion cracking, off-spec sales gas, improper design or material selection, as-built flaws, improper operations, and leak and break detection
  • Details various hazard mitigation options
  • Offers tested concepts of pipeline integrity blended with recent research results, documented in a scholarly fashion to make it simple to the average reader


This practical work serves the needs of advanced students, researchers, and professionals working in pipeline engineering and petrochemical industries.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Third-Party Damage

Chapter 3 Corrosion

Chapter 4 Construction and Materials Defect

Chapter 5 Geotechnical Hazards

Chapter 6 Off-Spec Natural Gas

Chapter 7 Natural Gas Hydrate

Chapter 8 Leak and Break Detection

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Mavis Sika Okyere (née Nyarko) is a senior pipeline integrity engineer at Ghana National Gas Company. She is an expert in risk-based assessment, pipeline integrity, corrosion protection and monitoring. She has experience with subsea structural engineering, piping and pipeline engineering principles as applied to both onshore and offshore conditions.

Mavis studied MSc. Gas Engineering and Management at University of Salford, United Kingdom and BSc. Civil Engineering at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.

She worked with LUDA Development Ltd, Bluecrest College, INTECSEA/Worleyparsons Atlantic Ltd, Technip, Ussuya Ghana Ltd, and Ghana Highway Authority. She has published in several books and journals, and is a member of many National and International bodies.