The pipeline and materials engineering team provides expertise and conducts research and development in advanced fatigue and fracture, materials and welding engineering, structural integrity and fitness-for-purpose assessment, failure analysis, design support and applications for extreme conditions, advanced monitoring and measurement. Services also provide the development and application of advanced finite element modeling tools for oil and gas pipeline owners and operators, oil and gas production platforms, steel line pipe manufacturers, research organizations and regulators.
BMT has a wide range of laboratories and test facilities to support engineering services and research efforts. These facilities are supplemented through agreements with other testing establishments, laboratories and industry research associations to maintain unique facilities. These partnerships further research and development to reduce duplication, improve operational efficiencies and increase utilization.