June 2018, Vol. 245, No. 6

Features

Integrity Management of Unpiggable Pipelines

By Ian Murray and Inessa Yablonskikh, Baker Hughes, a GE Company The long-term integrity of pipelines around the world is, in many cases, dependent on the ability to inspect their entire lengths using in-line inspection (ILI) technologies.  When construction or location specifics prevent the use of ILI, however, managing the short-term integrity of the pipeline becomes a higher priority until it can be made piggable. Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) was tasked to review an unpiggable 10-inch offshore crude oil line, which further added to the operational complexity of the collection of condition data. Therefore, it was imperative that data collection particularly in-situ inspection (via u

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Pipeline & Gas Journal magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Pipeline & Gas Journal magazine in print or digital format and gain ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the PGJ archives per month. $199 for an annual subscription*.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the PGJ Archive, access to all special reports, special focus supplements and more. $1,395 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Davis-Nichols at Jnette.Davis-Nichols@GulfEnergyInfo.com or +1 713.520.4426*.

 

 

*Access will be granted the next business day.

Related Articles

Comments

{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}