API TR 1179
Hydrostatic Testing as an Integrity Management Tool
|Publication Date:||1 May 2019|
This technical report provides guidelines related to hydrostatic testing as a tool for integrity management in gas and liquids pipelines. It specifically focuses on program design and key parameters for consideration in hydrostatic test programs, as well as potential detrimental effects of hydrostatic testing. Several case studies (see Annex A) supplement the guidelines provided.