• October 13, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Matt Boring will present, “Welded Repair of Pipeline Welds” on October 13, 2021

Course Description

This webinar is mainly designed to familiarize the participant with the requirements embodied in the API 1104 Standard. The participant will also learn about sections of ASME B31.4, B31.8, and ASME Section IX relevant to repair of welds.

  • Extensive differences between the requirements of the twentieth and twenty-first editions of API 1104
  • Strategies for minimizing the amount of procedure and welder qualification testing needed to comply with the requirements of the standards
  • Best practices and discussion of where requirements of the applicable standards are flexible and incomplete

In addition to describing repair of new construction or fabrication welds, the webinar will also introduce the participant to unique considerations related to repair of vintage welds in existing pipelines and special considerations for repair of welds in operating, pressurized pipelines.

The target audience is anyone responsible for pipeline welding projects, including engineers, inspectors, fabricators, construction project managers, and anyone responsible for welder and welding procedure specification qualification and documentation.

2 PDHs with Certificate of Completion
Materials sent to students electronically

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Matt Boring
Principal Engineer, Welding Group Lead DNV

Matt is a registered Professional Welding Engineer in the State of Ohio as well as an AWS Certified Welding Engineer and AWS Certified Welding Inspector a pipeline welding engineer who is primarily involved in new pipeline construction including engineering critical assessments (ECA) as well as pipeline rehabilitation including in-service welding or hot-tap welding.  He started his career with EWI where he was responsible for a wide range of welding research projects for the pipeline, offshore structures, pressure vessel and nuclear industries. Mr. Boring joined Kiefner and Associates in 2012 where he continued his focus on welding research while expanding into the areas of code compliance and failure investigations of pipeline and associated components. More recently, he joined the Incident Investigation Group at DNV where he continues to support the pipeline industry by providing a range of consulting services ranging from new construction, fitness for service, pipeline rehabilitation, and integrity.

Throughout his career, Mr. Boring has been heavily involved in oil and gas industry code development including membership and holding offices to several of the industry welding qualification codes. These memberships include being an API 1104 Committee voting member, ASME Section IX Committee member, ASME Section IX Sub-group member on welding qualifications, ASME PCC-2 Committee member and ASME PCC-2 Repair and Testing Subcommittee member. Mr. Boring is currently the co-chair of API 1104 Annex B Sub-committee which oversees the API 1104 in-service welding requirements and the chair of the ASME PCC-2 Welded Repair Sub-group.

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