Disc Flip Over Trials

Case Study 4 – Drop In Pigging Trials

Monday, January 25th, 2016

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Most mature offshore oil fields have extensive pipeline systems that have been in place since the assets were first developed, in many cases several decades ago. These pipelines may be inter-field gathering lines or pipelines between platforms. Ultimately, the product will need to be routed to shore via an export pipeline. Recent developments in exploration […]

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Excavation for diversion works

Case Study 3 – Heathrow Terminal 5 – Pipeline Clearance and Pig Tracking Services

Monday, January 25th, 2016

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Pigtek were awarded a contract in January 2003 by Esso Petroleum Company Ltd to provide pigs and pig tracking services on five 4in. Jetline pipelines. The pipelines required diversion works to enable civil engineering to continue as part of the Terminal 5 construction project at Heathrow International Airport. This required the pipelines to be de-commissioned […]

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Dual Module Brush/Magnetic Cleaning Pig during trials

Case Study 2 – Pig Design, Verification Trials and Supply

Monday, January 25th, 2016

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Pigtek were awarded a contract to design and supply a pig that would successfully traverse a 20in. pipeline with several challenging features, that included a 20in./24in. dual diameter tee section, 3D 180 degree bends and an asymmetrical wye piece. These were the parameters set by our client for Pigtek to deliver an efficient cleaning pig […]

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Bi-Directional Pig Traversing Wye-Piece

Case Study 1 – Pigging Consultancy and Trials

Monday, January 25th, 2016

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Statoil, the Norwegian oil and gas company, were partners in the Nam Con Son development in Vietnam. The development was for a 26in. x 362km gas pipeline from an offshore platform to the onshore terminal. The pipeline included an asymmetrical wye piece for a future field tie-in. The produced gas was expected to generate substantial […]

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