Introduction to Pipeline Code ASME B31.4

The most popular pipeline code in the industry is ASME B31.4. Mechanical Engineer is required to understand this code if he want to be hired by Oil and Gas Company. Basically ASME B31.4 specifies requirements for liquid pipeline systems and piping transporting aqueous slurries of nonhazardous materials. ASME B31.4 prescribes requirements for the design materials construction assembly inspection testing operation maintenance of liquid pipeline systems between production fields or facilities, tank farms, above- or belowground storage facilities, natural gas processing plants, refineries, pump stations, ammonia plants, terminals (marine, rail, and truck), and other delivery and receiving points, as well as[…]

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