NCCER Liquid Pipeline Control Center Operations Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Introduction to the Pipeline Industry (Pipeline Core), Control Center Abnormal Pperating Conditions, Basic Pipeline Hydraulics and Equipment, Pipeline Communications,2 Monitoring Pipeline Operations — Control Center (CT 43.3 and 64.3), Routine Control Center Operations (CT 64.1, 64.2, and 64.4) and Liquid Pipeline Measurement and Quality Control.

Table of Contents

(Total Level Hours: 195; includes 72.5 of Core Curriculum) 

66101-02 Introduction to the Pipeline Industry (Pipeline Core) (15 Hours)

Introduces the pipeline industry, including pipeline products and flow paths, maps and drawings used in the industry, and basic pipeline operations. Also covers hydraulics, pipeline equipment, electrical power systems, and corrosion control. Regulations, documentation, and pipeline industry occupations are also described.


65102-02 Control Center Abnormal Pperating Conditions (5 Hours)

Introduces the trainee to the abnormal operating conditions that can occur on a pipeline or in a pipeline facility. Includes general procedures on how to recognize and react to abnormal operating conditions from the control center and the necessary documentation and notifications that must be completed when responding to abnormal operating conditions.


65103-02 Basic Pipeline Hydraulics and Equipment (10 Hours)

Explains pipeline hydraulics safety, basic principles of hydraulic systems, hydraulic properties of petroleum products, pipeline design factors, and basic pipeline equipment.


65104-02 Pipeline Communications (7.5 Hours)

Introduces the various channels of communication that must exist in pipeline operations, including internal communications with scheduling, operations, and maintenance, and external communications with contractors, the general public, regulatory agencies, and local, state, and federal government.


65105-02 Monitoring Pipeline Operations – Control Center (CT 64.3) (30 Hours)

Introduces the concepts, theories, and applications of the SCADA computer system. Explains how to monitor and prioritize the various alarms and functionalities of the SCADA system, perform pipeline system and pipeline station monitoring activities with the SCADA system, and document pipeline activities with the SCADA system.


65106-02 Routine Control Center Operations (CT 64.1, 64.2, and 64.4) (35 Hours)

Introduces the theories, concepts, and operatiexplains how to perform pump and manifold operatexplains how to start up and shut down a pipelithrough the control center.


65107-02 Liquid Pipeline Measurement and Quality Control (20 Hours)

Explains how to activate tank mixing devices, perform product testing, and perform pipeline grade changes and tank capacity operations. Also explains how to use and inject appropriate additives, identify types of meters, maintain accurate measurement on all custody receipts, and the processes and techniques used to prove meters. 


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