Development of an Industry Test Facility and Qualification Processes for Inline Inspection (ILI) Technology Evaluation and Enhancements

The project will standardize a process for evaluating in-line inspection technologies for the energy pipeline industry. The project will complete the design and construction of a highly flexible and modern pipeline pull test facility at Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI's) nondestructive evaluation (NDE) repository, where a range of real world pipeline test samples have been accumulated and are retained to support technology improvements and developments for pipeline inspection.


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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:

    Smith, Robert

  • Performing Organizations:

    Pipeline Research Council International

    3141 Fairview Park Drive, Suite 525
    Falls Church, VA  United States  22042
  • Principal Investigators:

    Kiel, Darren

  • Start Date: 20130901
  • Expected Completion Date: 20160830
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01577978
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTPH56-13-T-000010
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 7 2015 4:37PM