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Online Companion Guide to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes: Criteria and Commentary on Select Aspects of the Boiler & Pressure Vessel Codes

Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2020

There are five ASME codes that apply to the transportation of oil and gas by pipeline. ASME B31.4 covers the transportation of liquids such as crude oil and refined petroleum products. The standard also covers certain non-hydrocarbon liquids, namely anhydrous ammonia, carbon dioxide, and aqueous mineral slurries. This chapter discusses the 2019 Edition of B31.4. ASME B31.8 covers transmission and local distribution of natural gas. This chapter discusses the 2020 Edition of B31.8. ASME B31.8S is a supplement to B31.8 covering integrity management of natural gas transmission pipelines. This chapter discusses the 2020 Edition of B31.8S. B31G covers evaluation...

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