Transmission and Distribution

All Completed T&D Projects Are Listed Below by Category

Inspection Technologies | Remote Sensing Technologies | Materials Development | Operational Technologies

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

DE-AM26-05NT42653

Conceptual Engineering/Socioeconomic Impact Study—Alaska Spur Pipeline

ASRC Constructors, Inc.

Inspection Technologies

DE-NT-0004654

The Instrumented Pipeline Initiative

Concurrent Technologies Corporation

DE-FC26-03NT41881

Innovative Sensors for Pipeline Crawlers to Assess Pipeline Defects and Conditions

Batelle Columbus Laboratories

FWP05FE03

Multi-purpose Sensor for Detecting Pipeline Defects

Los Alamos National Laboratory

DE-FC26-04NT42267

Remote Detection of Internal Pipeline Corrosion Using Fluidized Sensors

SouthWest Research Institute

DE-FC26-04NT42266

Delivery Reliability for Natural Gas - Inspection Technologies

Gas Technology Institute

DE-FC26-04NT42264

Explorer II – Wireless Self-powered Visual and NDE Robotic Inspection System for Live Gas Pipelines

Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute

FWP-42623

Ultrasonic Measurement of Plastic Strain in Pipelines

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

FWP04FE12

Power Generation in Natural Gas Pipelines

Los Alamos National Laboratory

DE-FC26-03NT41882

Inspection of Fusion Joints in Plastic Pipe

Edison Welding Institute

DE-FC26-02NT41320

Gasline Network Sensor System - GASNET

Automatika, Inc.

DE-FC26-02NT41604

Pipelines as Networked Communication Links

University of Missouri-Rolla

DE-FC26-02NT41644

Defect Assessment Using Conformable Array Data

Southwest Research Institute (SWRI)

DE-FC26-02NT41645

Development of an Inspection Platform and a Suite of Sensors for Assessing Corrosion and Mechanical Damage on Un-Piggable Transmission Mains

Northeast Gas Association

DE-FC26-02NT41648

A Data Fusion System for the Non-Destructive Evaluation of Non-Piggable Pipes

Rowan University

DE-FC26-01NT41156

Development of Nonlinear Harmonic Sensors for Detection of Mechanical Damage

Southwest Research Institute (SWRI)

DE-FC26-02NT41155

Design, Construction and Field Demonstration of EXPLORER: A Long-Range Untethered Live Gasline Inspection Robot System

Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute

DE-FC26-01NT41154

Development of an EMAT In-Line Inspection System for Detection, Discrimination and Grading of Stress Corrosion Cracking in Pipelines

Tuboscope Pipeline Services

DE-FC26-01NT41153

Conformable Array for Mapping Corrosion Profiles

Southwest Research Institute (SWRI)

DE-FC26-02NT41319

Monitoring Technology for Early Detection of Internal Corrosion for Pipeline Integrity

Southwest Research Institute (SWRI)

FEW04-012425

Real-time BTU Sensor for Natural Gas Applications

Sandia National Laboratory

FEAB209 / FEAB210

New Acoustic Wave Pipe Inspection System

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

FEW01-01124

Sensor Development for the IPP Robotic Vehicle for Internal Detection of Gas Pipeline Defects

Sandia National Laboratory (SNL)

DE-FC26-01NT41159

Circumferential MFL In-Line Inspection for Cracks in Pipelines

Batelle Columbus Laboratories

Remote Sensing Technologies

DE-FC26-04NT42268

High-Altitude, Aerial Natural Gas Leak Detection System

Physical Sciences, Inc.

DE-FC26-03NT41878

Real Time Monitoring of Pipelines for Third Party Damage

Southwest Research Institute / San Antonio City Public Services

DE-FC26-03NT41877

Testing of an Advanced Airborne Natural Gas Leak Detection System

Eastman Kodak Co.

DE-FC26-03NT41857

A Cost Effective Multi-Spectral Scanner for Natural Gas Detection

En-Urga, Inc.

DE-FC26-02NT41632

Airborne, Optical Remote Sensing of Methane and Ethane for Natural Gas Pipeline Leak Detection

Ophir Corporation

DE-FC26-02NT41603

Handheld Sensor for Remote Detection of Natural Gas Leaks

Physical Sciences, Inc. / Health Consultants, Inc.

DE-FC26-02NT41324

Acoustic Detecting and Locating Gas Pipeline Infringement

West Virginia University / Transmissions, Inc.

DE-FC26-01NT41315

Detection of Subsurface Facilities Including Non-Metallic Pipe

CyTerra Corporation

DE-FC26-01NT41317

A Low Cost GPR Gas Pipe & Leak Detector

Geophysical Survey Systems, Inc. (GSSI)

DE-FC26-02NT41318

Differential Soil Impedance Obstacle Detection

Gas Technology Institute (GTI)

DE-FC26-01NT41161

Capacitive Tomography for the Location of Plastic Pipe

Gas Technology Institute (GTI)

DE-FC26-01NT41160

Detection of Unauthorized Construction Equipment in Pipeline Right-of-Ways

Gas Technology Institute (GTI)

FEW0085/0097

 

Multispectral Remote Sensing Techniques for Natural Gas Transmission Infrastructure Systems

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Materials Development

DE-FC26-03NT41880

 

Development of a Permanent Mechanical Repair Sleeve for Plastic Pipe

Gas Technology Institute (GTI)

DE-FC26-03NT41879

 

Development of a Remote External Repair Tool for Damaged or Defective PE Pipe

Timberwolf Corp. (Timberline Tool)

DE-FC26-03NT41858

 

Use of Pressure Activated Sealant Technology to Cure Pipeline Leaks

Seal-Tite, LLC

DE-FC26-02NT41633

 

Internal Repair of Pipelines

Edison Welding Institute (EWI)

DE-FC26-02NT41316

 

Sealing Large Diameter Cast-Iron Pipe Joints Under LIve Conditions

Gas Technology Institute (GTI)

FWP-4340-70A

Integral Communication, Damage Detection, and Multiple Sensor Application in Pipelines

Idaho National Engineering & Environmental Laboratory (INEEL)

Operational Technologies

DE-FC26-04NT42270

Systematic Engine Up-rate Technology Development & Deployment for Pipeline Compressor Engines through Increased Torque

Colorado State University (CSU)

DE-FC26-04NT42269

Advanced Reciprocating Compression Technologies (ARCT)

Southwest Research Institute (SWRI)

DE-FC26-03NT41646

 

Technologies to Enhance Operation of the Existing Natural Gas Compression Infrastructure

Southwest Research Institute (SWRI)

DE-FC26-01NT41158

Development of an Environmentally Benign Microbial Inhibitor to Control Internal Pipeline Corrosion

Gas Technology Institute (GTI)

DE-FC26-01NT41162

Improvement to Pipeline Compressor Engine Reliability through Retrofit Micro-Pilot Ignition System

Colorado State University (CSU)

DE-FC26-01NT41163

Increased Flexibility of Turbo-Compressors in Natural Gas Transmission Through Direct Surge Control

Southwest Research Institute (SWRI)

DE-FC26-01NT41322

Virtual Pipeline System Testbed

Kansas State University

DE-FC26-02NT41643

IEMDC - In-Line Electric Motor Driven Compressor

Dresser-Rand Co.

DE-FC26-03NT41859

Advanced Compressor Engine Controls to Enhance Operation, Reliability and Integrity

Southwest Research Institute (SWRI)

NETLOST-18-04

Laser Spark Ignition for Natural Gas Fueled Reciprocating Engine

NETL in-house

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