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Pipeline Integrity Management (PIM) Essentials

In-depth information about the latest essential features to incorporate in a successful Pipeline Integrity Management System.

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Acuren Teleconference via TEAMS Calgary, AB T2E 6Y9 Canada

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In-depth information about the latest essential features to incorporate in a successful Pipeline Integrity Management System will be provided.  Learn from industry leaders and practical subject matter experts. Learn how to perform self-assessments and annual pipeline integrity assessment health checks. Effective systems and practical examples will be presented. The discussion will enable participants to continuously improve and apply the latest technology to pipeline integrity. 

Benefits of Training with Acuren

Acuren has authored over 250 Pipeline Integrity Management Manuals. Over the past three years, Acuren has assessed over 45,000 pipelines, experienced over 140 in-line inspection surveys, completed 611 cathodic protection surveys, completed more than 200 over-the-pipeline surveys, completed over 2,000 root cause failure investigations, performed Level 3 fitness-for-service assessments for critical equipment, and completed over 12,000 in-the-ditch assessments. Their instructors have played major roles in the development of integrity regulations and codes, and have practical experience as owners, consultants and regulators. As a leading provider of pipeline and pressure equipment integrity management services and field inspection services, Acuren is in the perfect position to provide a significant amount of added value beyond just basic awareness of regulatory and code requirements, including: comparisons of (different) Jurisdictional requirements, information on best practices and practical interpretation and application of the various inspection tasks required.



Introduction to Laws, Regulations, Jurisdiction and Related Codes and Standards

  • PHMSA and regulatory requirements
  • API 1160
  • ASME B31.8S
  • API 1173
  • Pipeline Safety Management
  • Role of Senior Management
  • Role of Management Representative
  • Practical examples
  • Overview of risk assessment
  • ECDA
  • ICDA
  • Overview of inspection methodologies and defect assessment
  • API 1163 - In-Line Inspection Systems
  • Threat identification
  • Plan development
  • Data integration
  • Spike and hydrostatic pressure testing
  • Direct assessment
  • CSA Z662 Annex N

Course presentation materials, self-assessment checklists and audit protocols will be provided to all participants. 

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 for the two full days. Please contact us via e-mail if you have any special dietary restrictions.

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