Natural Gas - Corrosion Control

0001        Measure Structure-to-Electrolyte Potential
0011        Conduct Close Interval Survey
0021        Measure Soil Resistivity
0031        Inspect and Monitor Galvanic Ground Beds/Anodes
0041        Installation and Maintenance of Mechanical Electrical Connection
0051        Installation of Exothermic Electrical Connections
0061        Inspect or Test Cathodic Protection Bonds
0071        Inspect or Test Cathodic Protection Electrical Isolation Devices
0081        Install Cathodic Protection Electrical Isolation Devices
0091        Troubleshoot In-Service Cathodic Protection Systems
0101        Inspect Rectifier and Obtain Readings
0111        Maintain Rectifier
0121        Collect Sample for Internal Corrosion Monitoring
0131        Insert and Remove Coupons/Probes for Internal Corrosion Monitoring
0141        Visual Inspection for Atmospheric Corrosion
0151        Visual Inspection of Buried Pipe and Components When Exposed
0161        Visual Inspection for Internal Corrosion
0171        Measure External Corrosion
0181        Measure Internal Corrosion
0191        Measure Atmospheric Corrosion
0201        Visual Inspection of Installed Pipe and Components for Mechanical Damage
0211        Measure and Characterize Mechanical Damage on Installed Pipe and Components

 

Task #    Valves and Regulating Devices                                                            
0301        Manually Opening and Closing Valves
0311        Adjust and Monitor Flow or Pressure - Manual Valve Operations
0321        Valve Corrective Maintenance
0331        Valve - Visual Inspection and Partial Operation
0341        Valve - Preventive Maintenance
0351        Pneumatic Actuator/Operator Inspection and Testing, Preventive and Corrective Maintenance
0361        Electric Actuator/Operator Inspection and Testing, Preventive and Corrective Maintenance
0371        Hydraulic Actuator/Operator Inspection and Testing, Preventive and Corrective Maintenance
0381        Spring Loaded Pressure Regulating Device - Inspection and Testing, Preventive and Corrective Maintenance  
0391        Pilot Operated Pressure Regulating Device - Inspection, Testing, Preventive and Corrective Maintenance
0401        Controller Type Pressure Regulating Device - Inspection, Testing, Preventive and Corrective Maintenance
0411        Spring Loaded Pressure Regulating Device - Inspection and Testing, Preventive and Corrective Maintenance
0421        Pilot Operated Pressure Regulating Device - Inspection, Testing, Preventive and Corrective Maintenance
0431        Pneumatic Loaded Pressure Limiting and Relief Device - Inspection, Testing, Preventive and Corrective Maintenanc

Task #    Testing
0551  Explosive Atmosphere Detection and Alarm System Performance Test, and Corrective Maintenance
0561  Pressure Test - Non-Liquid Medium - Test Pressure Less Than 100 psi
0571  Pressure Test - Non-Liquid Medium - Test Pressure Greater Than or Equal to 100 psi
0581  Pressure Test - Liquid Medium
0591 - Leak Test at Operating Pressure
0601 - Radiographic Testing
0611 - Liquid Penetrant Testing
0621 - Magnetic Particle Testing
0631 - Ultrasonic Testing
0641 - Visually Inspect Pipe and Components Prior to Installation
0651 - Routine Visual Inspection of Breakout Tanks
0661 - Inspection of Breakout Tanks

 

Task #    Pipe Joining
0671    Joining of Plastic Pipe - Solvent Cement
0681    Joining of Plastic Pipe - Stab Fittings    
0691    Joining of Pipe - Non-bottom Out Compression Couplings
0701    Joining of Pipe - Bottom Out Compression Couplings
0711    Joining of Pipe - Compression Couplings
0721    Joining of Pipe - Threaded Joints
0731    Joining of Pipe - Flange Assembly
0741    Joining of Pipe - Brazing or Soldering
0751    Joining of plastic Pipe - Butt Heat-Fusion:  Manual
0761    Joining of Plastic Pipe - Butt Heat-Fusion:  Hydraulic Machine
0771    Joining of Plastic Pipe - Sidewall Heat Fusion
0781    Joining of Plastic Pipe - Electrofusion
0791    Joining of Plastic Pipe - Socket heat Fusion

 

Task #    Installation and Construction
0861    Installation of Steel Pipe in a Ditch
0871    Installation of Steel Pipe in a Bore
0881    Installation of Steel Pipe Plowing/Pull-In
0891    Field Bending of Steel Pipe    
0901    Installation of Plastic Pipe in a Ditch
0911    Installation of Plastic Pipe in a Bore
0921    Installation of Plastic Pipe Plowing/Pull-In
0931    Installation of Plastic Pipe by Plowing/Planting
0941    Install Tracer Wire
0951    Installation of Pipe Above Ground
0961    Above Ground Supports and Anchors - Inspection, Preventive and Corrective Maintenance
0971    Installation a Maintenance of Casing Spacers, Vents and Seals
0981    Backfilling
0991    Coating Application and Repair - Brushed or Rolled
1001    Coating Application and Repair - Sprayed
1011    External Coating Application and Repair - Wrapped

1021    Apply or Repair Internal Coating Other Than by Brushing, Rolling or Spraying
1031    Install or Repair Internal Liner
1041    Install Mechanical Clamps and Sleeves - Bolted
1051    Fit-Up of Weld Type Repair Sleeve
1061    Install Composite Sleeves
1071    Repair of Steel Pipe by Grinding

 

Basic Customer Service Training for Field and Office Personnel

  • Identify basic customer service guidelines

  • Identify effective customer service communication methods

 

Task #    Tapping and Stopping
1081    Tapping a Pipeline (Tap Diameter 2 Inches and Less)
1091    Tapping a Pipeline (Tap Diameter Greater Than 2 Inches)
1101    Tapping a Pipeline with a Built-In Cutter
1111    Tapping Cast and Ductile Iron Pipe, and Low Pressure Steel Pipe        
1121    Bagging and Stopping Low pressure pipe
1131    Stopper (Stopple) Pipe
1141    Squeeze Off Plastic Pipe
1151    Squeeze Off Steel Pipe

 

Task #    Meter Sets
1161    Installation of Customer Meters and Regulators - Residential and Commercial
1171    Installing Customer Meters - Large Commercial and Industrial
1181    Installing and Maintaining Customer Pressure Regulating, Limiting, and Relief Device - Large Commercial and Industrial
1191    Maintenance of Service Valves Upstream of Customer Meter
1201    Temporary Isolation of Service Lines and Service Discontinuance

 

Task #    Odorization
1211    Odorization - Periodic Sampling
1221    Odorization - Odorizer Inspection, Testing, Preventive and Corrective Maintenance

 

Task #    Leak Investigation
1231    Inside Gas Leak Investigation
1241    Outside Gas leak Investigation
1251    Hazardous Liquid Leak Investigation
1261    Walking Gas Leakage Survey
1271    Mobile Gas Leakage Survey - Flame Ionization
1281    Mobile Gas Leakage Survey - Optical Methane

 





Task #    Locating and Damage Prevention
1291    Locate Underground Pipelines
1301    Install and Maintain Pipeline Markers
1311    Inspect Pipeline Surface Conditions - Patrol Right of Way or Easement
1321    Damage Prevention During Excavation Activities By or On Behalf of the Operator
1331    Damage Prevention Inspection During Third Party Excavation or Encroachment Activities as Determined Necessary by Operator
1341    Provide or Assure Adequate Pipeline Support During Operator Initiated Excavation Activities
1351    Vault Inspection and Maintenance
1361    Station Emergency Shutdown System - Inspection, Testing and Corrective Maintenance

 

Task #    Gas Pipeline Operations
1371    Operate Gas Pipeline - System Control Center Operations
1381    Operate Gas Pipeline - Local Facility Remote-Control Operations

 

Task # Identifying Basic Installation Methods for Mains and Transmission Pipelines

0641 Visually inspect pipe and components prior to installation
0861 Installation of steel pipe in a ditch
0871 Installation of steel pipe in a bore
0881 Installation of steel pipe by plowing/pull-in
0891 Field blending of steel pipe
0901 Installation of plastic pipe in a ditch
0911 Installation of plastic pipe in a bore
0921 Installation of plastic pipe by plowing/pull-in
0931 Installation of plastic pipe by plowing/planting
0941 Install tracer wire
0951 Installation of pipe above ground
0907 Installation and maintenance of casing spacers, vents and seals

**49 CFR Part 192 Covered Regulations:
49 CFR 192 covered regulations are identified in their entirety within the appropriate section of this module.

 

Recognize and React to Generic Abnormal Operating Conditions

  • Unplanned escape of natural gas

  • Overpressure in a pipeline

  • Under pressure in a pipeline

  • No pressure in a pipeline that was known to be in service

  • Interruption of service

  • Natural gas fire, explosion, or accidental ignition on or near a gas facility

  • Unplanned flow-rate deviation

  • Pipeline damage

  • Activation of a safety device other than during a planned procedure

  • Unplanned status change

  • Interruption or failure of communications, control systems, or power

  • Gas pipeline damaged or broken

  • Unexplained outage to one or more customers

  • Inadequate odorization or reports of gas odor

 

Task #  Install Customer Gas Service Lines

0861 Installation of steel pipe in a ditch
0901 Installation of plastic in a ditch
0941 Install tracer wire
0981 Backfilling

 

Task #  Verifying Excavating and Backfilling Operations That Minimize Excavation Damage to Pipeline Facilities

0981 Inspected and assured the correct performance of backfilling activities
1321 Assured the performance of damage prevention activities during excavation activities by or on behalf of the operator
1331 Damage prevention inspections during third party excavation or encroachment activities as determined necessary by operator
1341 Provided or assured adequate support during operator initiated excavation activities

 

Identifying Basic Properties of Fuel Gases

Objectives:

  • Identify the physical and chemical properties of fuel gases

  • Identify the combustion properties of natural gas

 

Identifying Basic Properties of Natural Gas and Responding to a Customer-Reported Smell of Gas

  • Identify basic physical, chemical, and combustion properties of natural gas

  • Identify characteristics of natural gas leaks

  • Identify characteristics of effective customer service communication techniques

  • Respond to a customer-reported smell of gas

 

Identify Good Practices for Customer Services

  • Identify basic customer service guidelines

  • Identify effective customer service communication methods

 

Identify Procedures Basic to Inspecting, Applying, and Repairing Pipeline Coatings

  • Inspect coatings and coating application on steel pipe

  • Apply or repair pipeline coating

Install Test Leads to Monitor and Control External Corrosion

Objective:  Install test leads to monitor and control external corrosion

 

Perform Patrol and Leakage Surveys on Gas Pipeline Facilities

  • Identify factors basic to patrol and leakage surveys on gas pipeline facilities

  • Perform patrol and leakage surveys of gas distribution systems

  • Perform patrol and leakage surveys of gas transmission piping facilities

Prevent Accidental Ignition/Recognize and React to Abnormal Operating Conditions. - $125.00   6 hrs.

An important consideration when working around gas facilities is the possibility of accidental ignition and the extinguishing of gas fires that might be ignited.  To complete this module you will be required to demonstrate knowledge of the task, preventing accidental ignition.recognize and react to abnormal operating conditions.