Pipeline Incident Background Data

Thank you for selecting Kiefner & Associates to investigate your pipeline incident, anomaly, or material specimen. In order for us to make a thorough evaluation and to write a factually correct report, we need certain basic background information. Please provide the following data to the best of your available information. Not all data fields will be applicable to your system or may be known.

Operating Company *
First name *
Last name *
Phone*
Email *
Product *
Line Name and Number and/or System Name *
Survey Station and Mile Post *
Date of Failure/Incident/Anomaly *
How was the Failure/Incident/Anomaly found *
State, county, and closest city or town *
Pipe nominal outside diameter *
Pipe nominal wall thickness *
Pipe grade *
Pipe seam type and joint length *
Pipe manufacturer *
Year of installation *
Coating type *
Cathodic protection type and year installed *
Distance to nearest rectifier or anode bed *
Terrain and soil conditions *
Distance to upstream and downstream compressor or pumping stations
Upstream *
Downstream *
Distance to upstream and downstream girth welds
Upstream *
Downstream *
Position of failure or anomaly on pipe circumference *
Pressure at time and location of failure/incident/anomaly *
Normal operating pressure at location of failure/incident/anomaly *
MOP, MAOP, Design Factor, and/or Location Class *
Date, Test Pressure, and Duration of most recent hydrostatic test *
Hydrostatic test pressure at location of failure/incident/anomaly *
Other comments and/or observations *
Contact information if we need further information (if not the addressee)
* Mandatory fields
 
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UPDATE ON COVID-19: APPLUS+ IS AN ESSENTIAL AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICE PROVIDER & OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Applus+ is a specialist service provider of non-destructive examination and inspection services which are critical to ensuring the safety and integrity of the energy and industrial sector. Accordingly, please be informed that Applus+ and its affiliate companies, including but not limited to Applus RTD USA, Inc., Applus Velosi America, LLC, Applus K2 America, LLC, and Kiefner and Associates, Inc. are open for business.

Applus+ is deemed as an Essential and Critical Infrastructure service provider. The services provided by Applus+ ensure our client’s continuous safe operations, delivery of essential services to our end clients in these times of need, and supports compliance with local, state, and federal regulations—include our united mandate to continue providing Essential and Critical Infrastructure services.

Operating for over 85 years, Applus+ has responded to emergency situations in high consequence areas and at times when other suppliers have been unable to perform. We believe that we have not only demonstrated value but sincere commitment to quality and service. Applus+ will continue to show its unwavering support at the request of our clients to assist in maintaining operational continuity.

We would like to let you know what measures Applus+ is taking to ensure the health and safety of our employees, clients and suppliers.  We have activated our Business Continuity Plan and the purpose of this Plan is to ensure uninterrupted service. As the situation develops, our management and protocols will be adjusted, as required.

Applus+ has taken the following measures:

  • Active implementation of Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocols.
  • Provided information to employees about the Coronavirus, its symptoms, and how to minimize its spread. Employees have been advised to avoid crowded areas and to limit social interaction, and have been trained on the correct hygiene, health and safety procedures.
  • Internal protocols have been implemented to follow all CDC guidelines for all who:
    • Have travelled internationally within the last 14 days
    • Have been in close contact with someone who has been confirmed infected with or is being tested for COVID-19
    • Have been in close contact with someone who is under self-quarantine.
    • Have any symptoms such as fever, coughing, and shortness of breath.
  • Effective 03/17/2020 short-term remote work guidelines for employees have been implemented.
  • Applus+ has increased the frequency of cleaning services in our facilities to ensure a clean and safe working environment.
  • Travel has been limited to essential client-required travel only, with severe restrictions in the case of high-risk destinations.

We will continue to monitor the situation in order to adapt in a timely and effective manner as the situation evolves. Our goal is to ensure that we fulfil our commitment to our clients and deliver the highest standards of service excellence, while at the same time keeping our workforce safe and healthy.

As always, you should feel free to contact us with any questions. Please email the team at contracts.na@applus.com for further assistance regarding the COVID-19 matter. To schedule services, continue to communicate with your Applus+ representative.

Thank you for your support and partnership,

Applus+ Management Team