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December 1, 2012

Managing Pressure while Pigging an Oil Pipeline

Pressure control valves can manage pressure in oil pipelines, but pigging the line presents a challenge

Seyedamir Hosseini National Iranian Oil Co. (NIOC)

Using a pipeline inspection gauge (pig) in a crude-oil pipeline that requires a pressure control valve can be a difficult challenge for process engineers, especially in cases where the oil pipeline does not have any pig-launcher and receiver facilities....

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