A meeting of the group for scientific and technical cooperation between Gazprom and South Korea’s KOGAS took place from December 13 to 15 at the Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta premises.
Taking part in the meeting were employees of Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta, Gazprom VNIIGAZ, IntroScan Technology (Tchaikovsky), KOGAS and Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology. The meeting participants held a roundtable to address the methods of determining the size of stress corrosion cracks during the non-destructive testing of pipes, as well as the joint studies aimed at ensuring the integrity of gas transmission systems in harsh environmental and geotectonic conditions.
“We have come to share our opinions and experience. The key scientific and technical topics of the meeting are the in-line inspection system and gas pipeline design and construction in harsh environmental conditions,” noted Kim Woo Sik, Chief Research Engineer at KOGAS.