New Design and Construction Techniques for Transportation of Ethanol and Ethanol/Gasoline Blends in New Pipelines

The project objectives are to: (1) Develop supporting data, related analyses and recommendations for cost-effective design and construction methods for reducing the effects of stress-corrosion cracking (SCC) that can be implemented in new pipeline systems to allow safe and efficient transportation of Fuel Grade Ethanol (FGE). (2) Evaluate design aspects for control and monitoring of oxygen uptake and internal corrosion for pipelines transporting FGE. (3) Recommend the most advantageous direction for expanded and improved pipeline design and testing standards for operations involving exposure to FGE.


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  • Status: Active
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

    U.S. Department of Transportation
    East Building, 2nd Floor 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Taylor, Chris

  • Performing Organizations:

    Electricore, Incorporated

    27943 Smyth Drive, Suite 105
    Valencia, CA  United States  91355
  • Principal Investigators:

    Yunovich, Mark

  • Start Date: 20090928
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20120930
  • Source Data: RiP Project 31227

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01493761
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTPH56-09-T-000003
  • Files: RiP
  • Created Date: Sep 22 2013 1:00AM