Ian D. Smith, P.Eng.: About the Author
Senior Consulting Engineer - Pipelines, Quest Integrity Group

Ian D. Smith, P.Eng.

Ian Smith is a Senior Consulting Engineer with over 15 years of experience as a pipeline engineer and currently leads the pipeline engineering services group for Quest Integrity. The group performs fitness-for-service assessments using API 579 including metal loss, crack, pressure cycle fatigue, and dent strain analyses and provides integrity management services. Previously, Smith developed and managed pipeline integrity and inline inspection programs for a pipeline operator and has managed ILI data analysis and assessment groups as well.

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May/June 2015 Inspectioneering Journal

For traditional in-line inspection (ILI) vendors, considering 21.4 miles of a piggable 4” diesel pipeline is typically not a big deal. However, significant threats like 3rd party damage and external corrosion seem to come with the territory in nearly any pipeline territory.

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