Operating and maintaining safe and reliable pipeline circuits is fundamental in the pipeline industry. Non-destructive testing (NDT) service companies and pipeline operators undertake substantial efforts to provide the safe transportation of crude oil, natural gas, refined petroleum products and liquefied gas within their networks. Pipeline integrity management, inspection, corrosion prevention, monitoring, leak detection, and overall damage prevention are critical to preventing incidents from occurring.
Creaform offers innovative and highly-effective alternatives to traditional NDT methods that are widely used in the oil and gas industry. Its solution for corrosion assessment provides reliability beyond current regulatory requirements, which follow ASME code B31G. Applications of pipeline corrosion assessment include:
- 3D and 2D material loss color map
- Automatically applied interaction rules
- Burst pressure calculation (B31G, B31G modified, effective area)
In addition to safety issues, corrosion and other damage prevention is critical for the long-term preservation of existing pipeline infrastructures.