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Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development
Competency Management system SLB NEXT

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

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
Learning activity mix

Pipeline Operation and Maintenance Engineer, Facilities Engineer, Facilities Operators

  • 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

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