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Technical, Operational, Practical, and Safety Considerations of Hydrostatic Pressure Testing Existing Pipelines
A large amount of trailers hold water as construction workers test a pipeline

This paper addresses matters by providing technical, operational, practical and safety guidance in the planning, design and execution of hydrostatic pressure tests of existing pipelines.


Key Topics Covered:

  • Planning the Hydrostatic Pressure Test
  • Pressure Test Engineering, Design and Risk Mitigation Considerations
  • Hydrostatic Test Execution

Written by:

Scott has worked in the natural gas industry for more than 30 years, holding positions in management, engineering and supervision.  He has been involved in all phases of the natural gas industry encompassing collection, transmission, distribution and customer service.

Scott Clapp

Chief Strategy Officer – scottclapp@gtsinc.us

Mark is a management professional with over 30 years of experience in engineering and design, operations, construction, finance and marketing with particular emphasis in business and project development within the midstream and downstream sectors of the natural gas industry. 

Mark Cabral

Vice President, Operations – markcabral@gtsinc.us

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