March 2015, Vol. 242, No. 3

TechNotes

Inline Inspection, Pigging Methods For Managing Pipeline Integrity

Corrosion, erosion and other forms of material degradation can cause critical damage to steel pipelines and riser systems, potentially resulting in health and safety hazards and costly repairs for oil and gas operators. Inspection technologies are available to evaluate pipeline integrity, and as a result, maximize the economic recovery of oil and gas reserves. In regions with maturing oil and gas reserves it has become increasingly common for operators to adopt the method of inline inspection (ILI) to verify the status and integrity of aging pipelines. This is particularly common in the North Sea where the method allows for the operational lives of oil fields to be extended. ILI uses tool

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