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Why Choose this Training Course?
Why Choose this Online Training Course?
This interactive, 5-day online training course will highlight the added value that Hot Tapping and Plugging practices advised by API standards can offer to support engineers and technicians working in pipelines installation and maintenance. It will show how to safely use the equipment and apply the modern techniques in successful hot tapping and plugging a pipeline.
The online training course will emphasize the application of related recommended API practices for pipe lines hot tapping and plugging, focus on proper equipment selection, retrieval and interpretation of data from equipment manuals, preparatory actions prior to process execution, and safely carry out the hot tapping and plugging process.
This PetroKnowledge online training course will feature:
Discussions on the benefits and applications of hot tapping and plugging process
The importance of proper selection of hot tapping and plugging equipment and understanding the related API recommended practice
The detailed procedure of pipelines hot tapping and plugging, and the specific safety precautions
Focusing on in-service hot tapping emergency action plan
What are the Goals?
What are the Goals?
By the end of this PetroKnowledge online training course, participants will be able to:
Outline the economic and environmental benefits of pipelines hot tapping and plugging
Retrieval and interpretation of data and procedure from hot tapping and plugging equipment manuals
Properly select the hot tapping and plugging equipment for specific applications
Describe the procedure of hot tapping and plugging
Apply the safety precautions in conducting the hot tapping and plugging process
Apply H&S instruction when conducting pipelines hot tapping and plugging process
Who is this Training Course for?
Who is this Online Training Course for?
This PetroKnowledge online training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:
Pipelines Project managers
Mechanical Maintenance Engineers
Professionals in Pipelines Installations and Maintenance
Engineers who are planning for hot tapping and plugging process
Technicians involved in Pipelines Construction, Maintenance, and Inspection
Welding and Pipeline Professionals
Safety Engineers and Professionals
How will this Training Course be Presented?
How will this Training Course be Presented?
This PetroKnowledge online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of your choice location.
When a company sends their employees to attend this PetroKnowledge online training seminar, it expects that following benefits will be gained:
Optimization of delegates usage of tools, equipment, and materials while maintaining the organization oil and gas pipelines.
Adding a set of delegates skills that reflect positively on organization activities and reputation.
Improved operational hot tapping and plugging equipment integrity and performance.
Minimizing hot tapping and plugging failures because of delegates enhanced ability to risk analyses.
Better specification of new and replacement of old elements of oil and gas piping system.
Enhancing delegates abilities to act properly in related oil and gas piping hazardous situations.
Better safety record.
When a company employee attends this PetroKnowledge online training seminar, he expects to add to his underpinning knowledge and practical experience the following:
Better grasp of oil and gas pipelines maintenance and instrumentation on incident prevention.
Improved confidence when facing oil and gas pipelines related hazardous safety issues.
Enhanced confidence and ability to select the appropriate hot tapping and plugging thereby improving reliability and personal profile to senior management.
Better awareness of his job-related recent technical developments and a great deal of personal satisfaction will be achieved.
Better daily work performance because of deeper understanding of the technologies and operation principles of hot tapping and plugging systems.
Enhancing his self-learning ability.
Achieving the required level of technical knowledge and skills that will be used effectively in their professional duties.
Deep understanding of H&S international regulations & requirements related to hot tapping and plugging.
Day One: Oil and Gas Pipelines
Introduction: Oil and gas pipelines types and standards
Layout of oil and gas pipelines: Components and relevant functions
Glossary of terms used in pipelines hot tapping and plugging operations
Pipelines construction: Site preparation – Pipes transportation – Ground trenching – Pipes laying and covering – Pipes bending – Pipes welding and joint coating – Pipes cleaning – Pipeline` inspection and testing
Day Two: Pipelines Hot Tapping and Plugging
The concept of hot tapping and plugging
Hot tapping and plugging applications: Branch connection attachment – Monitor installation – Redirect flow – Defects removal - Line stopping
Factors affecting the hot tapping and plugging process: Pipe size – Distance flanges – Distance to welded portions – Distance to valves
Hot tapping orientation: Standard and non-standard
Hot tapping and plugging standards: API and ASME related standards
Day Three: Hot Tapping and Plugging Equipment
Types: Hand – Hydraulic – Electric – Pneumatic
Equipment basic data and considerations
Equipment design features and construction
Examples of hot tapping equipment: Description, specifications, features and fitting applications of the tapping machines – the sandwich valve
Branch connection fitting
Thread O-ring flanged fitting
Spherical three-way Tee
The plugging machine
The lock-up ring flanges & plugs
Wedge-lock pipe plug
Day Four: Hot Tapping and Plugging Procedure
Cases where hot tapping is prohibited
Selection of hot tap location
Preparatory work to hot tapping
Hot tapping operation management
Technicians` qualifications and skills
Hot tapping of lines pipes
Hot tapping basic requirements and operations
Welding preparation, procedure, and inspection
Hot tapping machine installation
Hot tapping operations and work completion
Hot tapping check lists
Line stops: Types – Layout – Operation – Completion plug
Day Five: Hot Tapping and Plugging Hazards and Risk Reduction