Inspection of Offshore Pipelines and Risers

Course Content

    1 Offshore Pipelines
    1.1 Riser – Design and the Need for Inspection

    • Static Riser
    • Catenary Risers
    • Flexible Risers
    • Materials and Defects in Risers

    1.2 Flowlines and unpiggable subsea pipelines

    • Design aspects of inspection, piggable vs. unpiggable

    1.3 Other tubular structures

    • Caissons, Conductors, Structurals

    2 Methods of Inspection
    2.1 Inspection Technology

    • Electromagnetic Technology (MEC, PEC, Eddy Current, etc.)
    • UT Technology (TOFD, EMAT, etc.)
    • Others (Radiography, optical,...)

    2.2 Operation of inspection tools

    • Difference to ILI, ROV deployment, top-site deployment
    • Internal inspection using
    • Crawler, How to propel, How to get back
    • Tethered tools

    3 Preparation

    • Planning (Who is involved, What to do at what time)
    • Cleaning (Internal vs. External Cleaning)
    • Deployment (LARS, Navigation, etc)

    4 Inspection Solutions
    4.1 Actual Solutions of various vendors

    • Internal
    • External

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    Registration Deadline

    15 February 2019

    Target Group: 
    Offshore Integrity Engineers working with Operators, Integrity Consultants, Service Providers and Classification/Certification Bodies.
    Seminar Timing: 
    18 March 2019, 09:00 - 17:00, Room 30541, Estrel Berlin

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