Section no. 13, Pipeline design criteria manual [cover letter]
The letter describes Revision 3 of Section 13 of the DCM manual, which reflect coordination with OFI staff, the State of Alaska, and Alyeska. The attached Section provides a broad spectrum of mode concepts developed to demonstrate how design criteria will be used to resolve site specific problems in...
|Corporate Contributor(s):||Office of the Federal Inspector (OFI)|
|Document Type:||Letter Manual|
|Publisher:||Northwest Alaskan Pipeline Company|
|Date:||February 13, 1984|
|Addressee / Recipient:||Rhett, John T., Jr.|
|Sponsor / Funder:||Office of the Federal Inspector (OFI)|
|Online Access:||View Full Text|
|Library Holdings:||Print Versions|
|Summary:||The letter describes Revision 3 of Section 13 of the DCM manual, which reflect coordination with OFI staff, the State of Alaska, and Alyeska. The attached Section provides a broad spectrum of mode concepts developed to demonstrate how design criteria will be used to resolve site specific problems in pipeline construction. Descriptions are given for buried pipe in ditches and various soils, aboveground pipe in a berm, and stream crossings. Details for design mode selection are given for frost heave, soil data input, and procedures. Other design considerations include ditch plug design, ditch wall stability, chilled pipe effects, and transitions.|
|Physical Description:||2 p. plus attachment (53 p.)|
|Notes:||Title from subject line.|
The top (including part of the letterhead) of the first page is cut-off in the digital file.
Beneath letterhead: GOA-84-1015.
At beginning of the letter: "BUSINESS" Information for Federal Government Purposes in Accordance with 10 CFR 1504 (F.R. Vol. 46, No. 240, December 15, 1981, pages 61222 through 61234).
This document is a letter to John T. Rhett (Federal Inspector for the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System) from Edwin (Al) Kuhn (Director of Government Affairs, Northwest Alaskan Pipeline Company). It serves as a cover letter for an attachment called "Design modes", which is Section 13 of the "Pipeline design criteria manual." (The manual is often referred to as "Design criteria manual" or simply as "DCM.")
The attached manual is the February 8, 1984 revision (also called revision 3) of Section 13 of the manual.
In the PDF file both this cover letter and the attachment (Section 13 of the manual) appear as included documents to a letter to Edwin Kuhn from John T. Rhett dated February 15, 1984 which is a review of this revision to Section 13. That letter of response is called "Design criteria manual - Section 13, Design modes [review from Office of the Federal Inspector]."
This document is archived in Box 1, File 1.f of the document collection for Office of the Federal Inspector for the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System, housed at National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.