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By: James R. Widrig, Quest Integrity
As seen in the November/December 2017 issue of Inspectioneering Journal.

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By: Greg Thorwald, Quest Integrity
As seen in Machine Design Magazine, November 2017.


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World Pipelines asked a number of companies to discuss issues regarding pigging for oil and gas midstream pipelines. Quest Integrity's Dan Revelle offers insight on the industry.

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By: Chris Jones, Charles Thomas, and David Keen

As seen in the September / October issue of World Fertilizer Magazine



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By: Vitor Lopes Garcia and David Osuna, Quest Integrity

As seen in the July 2017 issue of Hydro Review Magazine

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By: Michael Turnquist, Quest Integrity

As seen in the July/August 2017 issue of Inspectioneering Journal

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Special report by Quest Integrity, featured in the May 2017 issue of Chemical Engineering.

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As seen in the April 2017 issue of World Pipelines Magazine.

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By: Charles Thomas and Dan Drabble, Quest Integrity

As seen in the March/April 2017 issue of World Fertilizer Magazine.

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By: Robert De Lorenzo, Quest Integrity

As seen in the February 2017 issue of World Pipelines Magazine.

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By: Michael Turnquist, M.Sc., Quest Integrity

As seen in the November/December 2016 issue of Inspectioneering Journal.

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By: Rusty Jackson, Manager, Quality & Training at Quest Integrity

As seen in the October 2016 issue of World Pipelines Magazine.

Hydrostatic testing is often the preferred method of inspection for ageing pipelines, sometimes due to limited data. This has raised questions about the ability of inspection tools to successfully navigate the pipeline. In the case studies presented in this article, an ultrasonic inline inspection (ILI) was performed in conjunction with the hydrotest.


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By: Eric Scheibler, Senior Consulting Engineer and Global Hydropower Manager, Quest Integrity
Matt Clemmer, Hydro Generation Engineering Manager, Tennessee Valley Authority

As seen in Hydro Review, Volume 35, Issue 7.

A cascading wicket gate failure at one of its 1940s-era plants prompted the Tennessee Valley Authority to develop fitness-for-service evaluation criteria, using as a basis technical studies at its 124-MW Hiwassee facility.

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By: Tim Hill, Principal Consulting Engineer at Quest Integrity

As seen in the March/April issue of Inspectioneering Journal.

The reliable operation of fired heaters is critical to the successful performance of any petroleum refinery. Because they operate under such extreme conditions, the life of furnace tubes is often limited by creep, corrosion, and oxidation. This article covers many essential elements for optimizing the performance and reliability of fired heaters.

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As seen in the January/February 2016 issue of Nitrogen + Syngas Magazine

The steam reformer is widely accepted as being the most complex and energy intensive part of any ammonia, methanol or hydrogen plant, and as such, it is important to ensure that it is operating and maintained under the best possible conditions. This will enable the operators to produce the maximum achievable levels of product, extend reformer tube lives and increase energy efficiency.