World Onshore Pipelines Market Report 2008-2012
The report considers the prospects for this huge global market and values the future markets through to
2012. As oil & gas production increases globally, so does the need for the transportation of products to
market. In this first edition of the World Onshore Pipelines Report, presents a comprehensive view of
the historic market from 2003-2007 and forecast period from 2008-2012. The report also reviews all
aspects of onshore oil & gas pipelines from design, materials, techniques and components through to
construction, operations and maintenance.
Table of Contents :
Summary & Conclusions
Definition of Pipelines - detailing crude oil trunk lines, flowlines and gathering lines; natural gas
gathering lines, transmission lines, local distribution lines; refined products pipelines; flow & flow
control; significant elements (pumps, compressor stations, exchangers, SCADA, terminals, connections
to upstream and downstream etc.)
Pipelines vs. Other Options - reviewing economic viability; minimizing environmental impact; reducing
risks including security risk; regulations.
Pipeline Design - Route selection; safety considerations; sizing - line size, wall thickness, and looping;
flow and pressure control; number of stations and station location; storage.
Pipeline Materials - including production techniques; Steel; Different grades etc.
Major Pipeline Components - leading technologies and companies that provide them for pipe, coatings,
fittings & flanges, valves, actuators, pumps & compressors.
Construction techniques - leading technologies and companies that provide them. Including sections on
preparation, stringing, welding & weld inspection, trenching, lowering-in, backfilling, bends, crossings &
tie-ins, quality control, cleaning & sizing and hydrostatic testing.
Operations & Maintenance - with sections on operation and control, maintaining integrity and fitness-
for-purpose, corrosion protection and repairs.
Company Profiles - of suppliers, manufacturers and design and engineering firms
Market Analysis - capital expenditure forecasts by region and market sub-segment covering the period
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