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Pipeline Operations and Maintenance

An Intensive 5-Day Online Training Course

Pipeline Operations and Maintenance

Scheduled Dates

22 - 26 Apr 2024 Online $3,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Course?

Pipeline systems for oil and gas industry play important role in modern industrial operations. The purpose of this course is to present basic characteristics of efficient operation of pipelines in various engineering applications.

This PetroKnowledge online training course will cover the interaction of pipelines with flow moving equipment, i.e. pumps and compressors and technical characteristics of operation of pump and compressor stations.

The delegates will be introduced to main points of inspection and testing according to relevant API standards.

They will also develop familiarity with methods of cleaning and other maintenance activities, including necessary repairs as prevention of failures.

The programme will include several workshops with real problems from industrial practice which will enable discussions and exchange of experiences.

The Pipeline Operations and Maintenance online training course will feature:

  • Main aspects of pipeline efficient and safe operation
  • Approaches to pipeline flow control and measurements
  • Processes of material degradation due to ageing and work load
  • Best practices for pipeline cleaning and maintenance
  • Inspection procedures and estimating remaining life of equipment

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

By the end of this Pipeline Operations and Maintenance online training course, delegates will be able to:

  • Identify basic principles of safe operation & efficient maintenance of pipelines for various industrial applications.
  • Develop deep understanding & familiarity with the practical aspects of operation and maintenance activities.
  • Illustrate the concepts discussed and be provided with necessary experience in applying them.
  • Use & follow the guidelines & best industrial practices related to operation, control, inspection & testing of pipelines.

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Course for?

  • Process, chemical and mechanical engineers working in petrochemical and process industry, including oil refineries and gas production companies where operation and maintenance of pipelines are high importance
  • Operation, technical service and maintenance professionals from various processing plants involved in everyday operation, control, inspection and maintenance of pipelines
  • Engineers and consultants dealing with planning of new production lines and retrofitting plants and introducing new technologies
  • Technical professionals responsible for maintenance and repair of equipment

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

Daily Agenda

Day One: Overview of Technical Characteristics of Pipelines

  • Overview of main elements of oil and gas pipeline systems
  • Selection & sizing of pipelines: flow rate, MAWP, pumping power: ASME B31.3
  • Selection of pipeline material and interaction with working fluid
  • Operation of pump and compressor stations
  • Pipeline flow control and measurements: custody transfer
  • Workshop: Examples and solutions

Day Two: Operation & Material Degradation

  • Pipeline material ageing: erosion, corrosion & stress corrosion cracking
  • Corrosion Direct Assessment: External (ECDA) and internal (ICDA) Methods
  • Cathodic protection, coating and other technologies: outer & inner surface
  • Metal loss inline inspection (ILI) and smart pigging (NDT) monitoring
  • Pipeline fatigue, cracks, seam defects and ruptures
  • Workshop: Examples and solutions

Day Three: Operation & Safety Management

  • Safety Instrumentation, Control Valves and Other Safety Accessories
  • Transient operation and effects and water hammer
  • Pipeline failure prevention & root cause analysis
  • Leak detection methods (LDAR) and patrolling & surveillance: SCADA
  • Inspection (RBI), Hydrostatic test methodology
  • Workshop: Examples and Solutions

Day Four: Maintenance Technologies

  • Pipeline maintenance & cleaning technologies: pipeline reconditioning
  • Monitoring of pipeline vibrations and support integrity
  • Repair technologies: welding of composite sleeves and segment replacements
  • Maintenance of valves, fittings and accessories
  • Valve repair: hot tapping, temporary plugging (stopple)
  • Workshop: Examples and solutions

Day Five: Testing & Monitoring in Operation

  • Hydrostatic testing: allowable operating pressure and hydrostatic test pressure
  • Reliability and availability of pipelines in operation
  • Risk based inspection (RBI)
  • Fitness for Service (FFS)
  • Estimate of remaining life of equipment
  • Course summary and review

Certificate

  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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