OTD Documents

OTD logoOTD was established in 2003 as an Illinois not-for-profit company to facilitate voluntarily funded, collaborative research on issues relating to gas operations and infrastructure, with a focus on enhancing safety, reducing operating costs, and increasing the operating efficiency of natural gas distribution systems. OTD's membership is currently 22 members, representing utilities throughout North America.


Key Technical Reports Developed Under OTD Sponsorship

In addition to the development of new tools, processes, and products, OTD supports research that results in useful information on various aspects related to gas delivery and operations.


Report Number Title (Click Report for Table of Contents) Number of Pages Price Order
06-0001
Underground Facility Pinpointing
62
$295
07-0001
Reducing Riser / Meter Set Corrosion to Lower Lifecycle Cost
47
$295
07-0002
"Black Powder" Contamination in the Gas Industry: Survey and Best Practice Manual
27
$295
07-0003
Modification of Soil Compaction Measuring Devices
86
$295

07-0004
Part A & B

Evaluation of Flowable Fill Around Buried Pipe - Executive Summary (1 of 2), Experimental Program (2 of 2)
25 / 154
$295
07-0005
Natural Gas. Recognizing and Avoiding the Hazards, Volume II: A Training Tool for Emergency Responders
DVD
$495
09-0001
Literature Review for "Elemental Sulfur" Deposits in Natural Gas Transmission Pipelines
91
$295
10-0001
50-70 Year Maintenance-Free Pipeline Coatings for Critical Locations
212
$295
10-0002
Field Measurement Program to Improve Uncertainties for Key Greenhouse Gas Emission Factors for Distribution Sources
70
FREE
pdf file

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11-0001
Guided Wave Equivalency to a Hydrotest
86
$1,495
11-0002
Low Impact Markings Study
67
$745
12-0001
Ignition Testing of Electronic Devices
27
$745
12-0002
Intelligent Utility Installation Process
64
$745
12-0003
Cross Bore Best Practices Guide
86
FREE
pdf file

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12-0004
Evaluation of Below Grade Pipe Surface Preparation Tools
109
$295
12-0005
Assessment of Acceptable Siloxane Concentrations in Biomethane: Phase 1
39
$295
13-0001
Tracer Wire for HDD Applications
97
$295
13-0002
13-0004
Leak Rupture Boundary Calculator, Training Manual, and Project Report
33/136
$4995 for package
13-0003
Residential Methane Gas Detector Testing Program
29
$295
13-0005
Establishment of Yield Strength using Sub-Sized Samples without Gas Line Shutdown
374
$1,495