Pipeline Risk Management Manual: Ideas, Techniques, and Resources
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"Pipelines-the devil is in the details" according to stuart bailey. I am not an engineer-far from it. Rather, I am a concerned citizen, as a pipeline company wants to convert its nearby to me pipeline from one carrying natural gas to one transporting dilbit. This scares me, but I need to know the language of pipeline engineering to discuss risk in a way that will allow me to be taken seriously at places like the National Energy Board here in Canada. Mr Muhlbauer's book will, I believe, help me to at least sound informed. He has produced a very well organized and informative book and, as a lawyer, I like his approach to risk. His analysis of the various factors involved is logical and appear
- Offshore Engineer, October 2004 . (Gas Abstracts)The only comprehensive manual for pipeline risk management. From design to day-to-day operations, this unique volume covers every facet of pipeline risk management, arguably the most important, definitely the most hotly debated, aspect of pipelining today. outlines a practical, direct method for analyzing pipeline risks (Civil Engineering)Specific examples throughout the text clarify the risk indexing system
He is also the author of computer software, including Pipeline Risk Controller, a program that complements the pipeline risk assessment/risk management techniques in this book. W. B Muhlbauer is president of WKM Consultancy, in Austin, Texas, a company offering specialized engineering and management services to the pipeline industry.
Here's the ideal tool if you're looking for a flexible, straightforward analysis system for your everyday design and operations decisions. The clear step-by-step instructions and more than 50 examples make it easy. From design to day-to-day operations and maintenance, this unique volume covers every facet of pipeline risk management, arguably the most important, definitely the most hotly debated, aspect of pipelining today.Now expanded and updated, this widely accepted standard reference guides you in managing the risks involved in pipeline operations. This new third edition includes sections on stations, geographical information systems, "absolute" versus "relative" risks, and the latest regulatory developments. This edition has been expanded to include offshore pipelines and distribution system pipelines as well as cross-country liquid and gas transmission pipelines.The only comprehensive manual for pipeline risk managementUpdated material on stations, geographical information systems, "absolute" versus "relative" risks, and the latest regulatory developmentsSet the standards for global pipeline risk management. You'll also find ways to create a resource allocation model by linking risk with cost and customize the risk assessment technique to your specific requirements