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Pipeline and Facility Installation Inspector's Course

Skystone International Inc.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 5:00 PM (CST)

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Skystone International LP

This training seminar addresses all sections of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producer’s (CAPP’s) Guidance Document: “Competency Assessment for Upstream Oil and Gas Pipeline Installation Inspectors”,  as well as the relevant requirements from the Pressure Equipment Safety Regulations of Alberta (or equivalent for BC and SK) for pressure equipment (boilers, pressure vessels, and pressure piping). The content focuses on the role of the inspector as the client (owner) representative, and provides a basic understanding of the various code and regulatory requirements necessary for the inspector to fulfill their role from a Quality Assurance perspective. Various aspects of site safety and project management and the administrative requirements deemed necessary to assure that new installations fully satisfy the owner’s requirements and expectations will also be included.


Benefits of Training with Skystone

Skystone instructors have many years of hands on experience in all facets of process facility and pipeline design, fabrication, installation, and inspection.  As the leading provider of pipeline and pressure equipment integrity management services, we’re in the perfect position to provide a significant amount of added value beyond just basic awareness of code requirements, including:  comparisons of (different) Jurisdictional requirements, important differences in construction codes for pipelines and pressure piping, information on best practices and practical interpretation and application of the various inspection tasks required.



Pipeline and Facility Installation Inspectors


  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Qualification Requirements

 Areas of Knowledge, Skill and Competency for Inspectors

  • General Pipeline and Facility Construction Overview
  • Quality Concepts for Pipeline and Facility Construction
  • Overview of Relationships between Codes and Jurisdictional Requirements
  • CSA B51:  Complete overview with focus on specified sections
  • CSA Z662:  Complete overview with focus on specified sections
  • ASME B31.3:   Complete overview with focus on specified sections
  • Owner Specifications, Drawing Interpretation & Management of Change
  • Pipeline and Facility Construction Safety (including ground disturbance, confined space and fall arrest)
  • Welding/Joining and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)
  • Materials:  CSA Z245, API, ANSI, ASME
  • Environmental Considerations and Regulations
  • Surface Rights and Reclamation
  • Crossings:  Road, Highway, Railway, Water, Pipeline, Foreign Line, Heavy Equipment
  • Inspector Accountability and Liability (including Bill C-45)
  • Soft Skills for Inspectors

Facilities Specific Requirements

  • Pressure Equipment Safety Legislation Overview:
    • CSA B51
    • Provincial Legislation and Regulations for Boilers and Pressure Vessels
    • ASME Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Piping Codes
  • Authorized Inspector (a person appointed by the Provincial Regulator to administer the legistation and regulations)
  • Quality Control Program Requirements
  • Management of Change
  • Pressure Vessel Installation Inspections
  • Tank Codes and Regulations
  • Pressure Safety Devices
  • Pre-commissioning and Commissioning
  • Jurisdictional Documentation Requirements

Course presentation materials will be provided to all participants. Attendees may benefit from bringing a copy of the B31.3 code and CSA Z662 standard to the course. Codes can be purchased through TechStreet or DeMille Technical books.

This course qualifies for 1.6 CEU (Continuing Education Units).

Classes start at 8:00 am each morning and run to 5:00 pm - coffee and refreshments start at 7:30 am

Light morning refreshments and lunch will be provided for all course attendees. Please advise us via e-mail if you have any special dietary restrictions.

See our website for registration and cancellation policy.

Questions?  Please contact us at (403) 516-4217 or

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Have questions about Pipeline and Facility Installation Inspector's Course? Contact Skystone International Inc.

When & Where

Best Western Plus
92 King Street
Estevan, SK S4A 1C8

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 5:00 PM (CST)

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