Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development

Discipline Surface Facilities Design and Engineering
LevelFoundation
Duration5 Days
Delivery Mechanism Classroom
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Gas and oil pipeline operations

This course will provide participants with the necessary knowledge to demonstrate the principles of pipeline operation and maintenance in a mechanical and technological environment.

This course has been designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of maintenance procedures, as well as the related operations of pipelines and their associated equipment

  • Agenda
  • Topics
  • Audience
  • Agenda

    Day 1

    • The need for pipelines
    • Engineering required before designing an onshore pipeline
    • Pipelines - system
    • Pipelines - terminology
    • Pipeline project life cycle & planning
    • Review of pipeline systems
      • Pipelines codes, standards and national regulations
      • Pipeline components
      • Pipeline engineering
      • Pipeline design factors
      • Pipeline design

    Day 2

    • Pipeline Construction
    • Pump Station Safeguards
    • General Material Requirements
    • Sour Service Requirements
    • Hydrotesting
    • Pipeline repairs

    Day 3

    • Hot Tapping and Stopple
    • Pigging
      • The uses of pigs - general
      • Pipeline pigging system (pigs, services, components
      • Pipeline design factors
      • Type of pigs: use and operation
      • Smart pig types 

     

    Day 4

    • Block valves & black valve station facilities
      • Overview
      • Block valves
      • Hydro Test Pipeline the First Non-Routine Activity
      • Routine Operational /Maintenance Activities
    • Corrosion Overview
      • Fundamental of Corrosion
      • Factors Influencing Oilfield Corrosion
      • CO2 and H2S corrosion
      • Corrosion inhibitor guidelines
      • External corrosion
      • Cathodic protection

    Day 5

    • Operation, Inspection and Maintenance
      • Monitoring and Inspection of Coatings
      • Determining the effectiveness of corrosion control
      • Pipelines Safety Record
    • Pipeline Integrity Management
    • Risk Based Inspection
    • Fitness for Service Assessment
  • Topics

    • Pipelines - system
    • Pipeline project life cycle & planning
    • Pipeline Construction
    • Hydrotesting
    • Hot Tapping and Stopple
    • Pigging
    • Block valves & black valve station facilities
    • Corrosion Overview
    • Operation, Inspection and Maintenance
    • Pipeline Integrity Management
    • Risk Based Inspection
    • Fitness for Service Assessment
  • Audience

    Pipeline Operation and Maintenance Engineer, Facilities Engineer, Facilities Operators

  • Prerequisites

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