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4th Annual Pipeline Knowledge Retention Conference

Topic PDFs

Ariel Performance Program
Detecting and Responding to a Rupture
STARK - Pigging
Converting a Gas Pipeline to Liquids
Reciprocating / Centrifugal Equations
Using Gas Turbine Engine Curves
Determining Liquid Capacity
PRCI Research Update

A couple more powerpoints are awaiting approval and will be posted as soon as they are available.

Day 1 - Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Gas Modeling

  • 7:30am – Registration
  • 8:15am – Introduction / Compliance Briefing

  • Morning Session (8:35am - 11:30am)
    • 8:35am - Modeling a Rupture

    • 9:20am - Leak Detection & Survival Analysis Modeling
      • Software Based Gas Leak Detection
      • Too Much Supply
      • Loss of Supply
      • Sustaining Overpulls

    • 10:20am - Morning Break (10 min)

    • 10:30am - Generic Reciprocating / Centrifugal Equations
      • Mapping Reciprocating Performance
      • Creating Detail Stations / Units / Mapping Performance

  • Lunch (11:30am - 1:00pm)

  • Afternoon Session (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
    • 1:00pm - Modeling Gas Compressors Continued...

    • 2:00pm - PRCI Update

    • 2:30pm - Pigging
      • Picking the Right Pig for the Job
      • Operational Considerations - Speed, Technology, Slippage Factors, etc.
      • Pig Tracing with WinTran

    • 3:30pm - Feedback Panel

  • End of Day 1 (4:00pm)

Day 2 - Thursday, November 7, 2013

Liquids / Midstream Modeling

  • 7:30am – Registration

  • Morning Session (8:30am - 11:30pm)
    • 8:30am - Gas Pipeline to Liquids Pipeline
      • Modeling Changes Going From Gas to Oil
      • Abandonment Issues, Planning Capacity Impact, Physical Changes - Bluegrass
      • Determining Liquid Capacity

    • 9:30am - Morning Break (5 min)

    • 9:35am - Midstream Modeling
      • Gathering System Features, Modeling, Auto-Tuning, Two-Phase Flow, GIS, SCADA Integration

    • 11:00am - Feedback Panel

  • Lunch (11:30am - 1:00pm)

  • Afternoon Session (1:00pm - 3:00pm)
    • 1:00pm - Ariel Recip Equations & Performance Software Demo

    • 1:30pm - Open Session
      • Some panel members will remain available for additional questions and answers or open discussions.

  • End of 2013 PKR Conference (3:00pm)