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Roadmap

Fracture
Safety of gas pipelines by ensuring resistance against fracture propagation

Mechanical testing
Clarification of issues related to material testing and definition of material properties

Integrity assessment and integrity management
Provide practical and reliable tools to assess and manage pipeline integrity

Strain based design
Understand implications of strain based design principles on pipe specification, manufacture and operation

Offshore
Increase the range and utilisation of pipe types and joining methods for offshore application

Hard spots
Understand the formation and detection of hard spots and their influence on pipeline performance

Microgrooves
Application of the NACE TM316 standard and the relevance of microgrooves to SSC

Corrosion
Performance of pipelines under internal and external corrosion attack

“Other fluids” - Fluids other than lean natural gas and oil
Design and operation of pipelines for transporting “Other fluids” as CO2, H2, syngas, rich gas, etc.