PIPELINE ANCHORING--AN ART NOT FOR AMATEURS

A survey of pipeline anchoring methods covers a general outline of the steps necessary to design an efficient and economical anchoring system; the purpose of pipeline anchoring; the use of concrete coatings; coating the joints; bolt-on anchors; set-on weights; mechanical anchors; anchoring of marine lines; determining the required amount of negative buoyancy and depth of burial, if any; designing anchorages for pipeline river crossings and for swamp pipelines; analyzing soil properties; determining the spacing of weights or mechanical anchors; and the use of flooding to sink the pipeline when necessary.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the ASCE National Transportation Engineering Meeting, Tulsa, Oklahoma, July 9-12, 1973.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Petroleum Publishing Company

    211 South Cheyenne, P.O. Box 1260
    Tulsa, OK  USA  75221
  • Authors:
    • Webb, B C
  • Publication Date: 1973-9-24

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 105-108
  • Serial:
    • Oil and Gas Journal
    • Volume: 71
    • Issue Number: 39
    • Publisher: PennWell Publishing Company
    • ISSN: 0030-1388

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056396
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM