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Development of a Remote External Repair Tool for Damaged or Defective PE Pipe National Energy Technology Laboratory U. S. Department of Energy Project Kickoff Presentation December 16, 2003 Ken H. Green Principal Investigator Executive Summary Remote External Repair Tool for PE Gas Pipe  Project Objectives Develop remote external repair tool for damaged or defective PE gas pipe (i.e. rupture, puncture, gouge) Demonstrate functionality & test performance of engineered prototype  Project Participants DOE NETL Timberline Tool Oregon State University KeySpan Energy  Project Schedule Phase 1: 18 months Phase 2: 12 months