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Call for Papers

"Pipeline Industry’s Need of the Hour – Self Reliance and Emerging Technology Trends"

Abstract Submission Deadline: November 30, 2020

The 8th Biennial ASME India Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference (IOGPC) will be held on 21-22 May 2021 with 4 Technical Tracks and the Theme of the Conference is “Pipeline Industry’s Need of the Hour - Self Reliance and Emerging Technology Trends”. IOGPC is designed to share knowledge and inspire new technologies in the Oil and Gas pipeline industry in India and worldwide. Papers will be peer reviewed and published by ASME.

The Technical Committee of IOGPC 2021 invites Authors to submit technical papers per specific topics to be published by ASME and presented during the Conference.

Interested Authors are invited to send Abstracts for the following:

Track 1: Materials, Design, Construction and Project Management

  • Current Technological Aids in Route Planning & Selection
  • Modern Route Survey Techniques & Practices
  • Essential Elements of Design & Engineering
  • Geo-Technical Assessments
  • Design Basis for Effective Corrosion Management
  • Hydraulics & Surge Analysis
  • Stress Analysis
  • Material Selection
  • High Strength Steels
  • Line pipe specifications & Manufacturing
  • Fittings, Valves, Isolation Joints, Scrapper Traps & Auxiliary Equipment
  • High Performance Coatings including Joint Coatings
  • Construction
  • Trenchless Installation
  • Pressure Testing
  • Pre-Commissioning & Commissioning
  • Compressor & Pump Stations
  • Deep Water Pipelines
  • Project Management
  • Quality Assurance & Control in Design, Materials and Construction
  • Design & Construction of Pipeline Installations & Facilities
  • Design Adequacy for change in pipeline service
  • Self-Reliance related Developments

Track 2: Emerging Technology Trends

  • Application Development on Cloud based Platforms
  • Digitalization of Assets
  • Use of Big Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence based application
  • Industrial Internet of Things and Connected Devices
  • Use of Drone and development of drone-based applications
  • Augmented Reality applications and devices
  • Mobile Devices
  • Automation
  • 3D Modelling
  • GIS mapping and planning for pipelines
  • Technologies for geo-hazards prediction
  • Self Reliance related Developments
  • Long Length Crossings by HDD with Intersect Technique
  • Direct Pipe technology

Track 3: Integrity Management & Quality Governance in Pipelines

  • Establishing Pipeline Integrity
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Management
  • Corrosion Damage Mechanisms
  • Environment Assisted Cracking
  • Corrosion Monitoring & Management
  • Manufacturing & Construction Damages
  • Structural Integrity
  • Third Party Damages
  • Modern Inspection Tools & Techniques
  • Advances in In-Line Inspection
  • Defect Assessment
  • Fitness for Purpose Assessments
  • Direct Assessment
  • GIS Applications in Pipeline Integrity Management
  • Inspection Intervals & Scheduling
  • Software Tools
  • Pipeline Data Models
  • Data Management
  • Pipeline ROU Monitoring
  • Pipeline Intrusion Detection System
  • Leak Detection System
  • Response to Integrity Assessments
  • Repair Methods
  • Composite Sleeves
  • Managing Integrity of Ageing Pipelines
  • Challenges in Integrity Management of Un-piggable Pipelines
  • Emerging Inspection Techniques
  • Quality Assurance & Control in Steel Making & pipe manufacture, corrosion protection coatings, Valves, Flow Tees, Isolation Joints, Induction Hot bends, Pig Traps & Appurtenances and Fittings
  • Qualification & Testing of Valves for pipeline service
  • Automating QA/QC
  • Challenges in assuring quality of forged fittings
  • Analytics in aid of Quality Improvements
  • Documentation Chain
  • Failure Analysis pipeline components
  • Root Cause Analyses and Case Studies
  • Training, Competence Building & Instilling Quality Consciousness in all the stakeholders of Pipeline Industry
  • Self Reliance related Developments

Track 4: Safety and Integrity of City Gas Distribution

  • CGD Network Design
  • Design Basis for Corrosion Protection, Monitoring & Management
  • Materials
  • Construction
  • Risk Assessment
  • Integrity Assessment
  • Safety Management
  • Coordination with other Utility Companies
  • GIS for CGD Network
  • Integrity Aspects of Non-Metallic Pipelines
  • Pipeline Corridor Monitoring
  • Third Party Damage prevention
  • Data Management
  • Unconventional Inspection Techniques
  • Self-Reliance related Developments

Abstract Submission

Authors shall submit a 300-400-word text-only abstract online through the IOGPC2021 website.

In the case of multiple Authors, indicate one (1) primary contact.

For assistance with submitting your abstract online, please view the author help manual or contact:

Kimberly Miceli, Manager, Conferences & Events
Jaya Jain, India Staff, IOGPC 2021 | +91 8929591972

Paper Publication Schedule

To submit an abstract for consideration for IOGPC2021, please follow the deadlines posted on the publication schedule. You will receive a confirmation and an assigned paper number on submission of abstracts to site. Late submissions may not be accepted.