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Onshore & Offshore Pipeline Systems

  • Schedule : Online
  • Who is this for: Engineering Professionals & Students

Duration: 5-8 Hours
Schedule: Online
Level: Beginner
Rs: 63,000

Course Overview

Objectives

  • To understand pipeline specifications and standards,
  • Key requirements that define pipeline routing, fluid properties, and processes
  • Their importance to pipeline design and construction, similarities and differences in onshore and offshore pipelines
  • Assessing pipeline failures and preventing damage, and safety and environmental regulations in pipeline design.

 

  • Introduction & Overview
  • Pipeline design , operation & maintenance standards
  • Pipeline Routing
  • Liquid & Gas Flow
  • General pipeline design considerations
  • Pipeline materials
  • Onshore pipeline construction
  • Pipeline Installation
  • Pipeline commissioning ,operation , maintenance & failures
  • Pipeline protection
  • Pipeline economics & asset management

 

  • Pipeline basics and factors influencing pipeline design

  • Pipeline route selection

  • Codes and standards affecting pipeline design, construction, operation and maintenance

  • Pipeline design principles – hydraulics, mechanical design, materials of construction

  • Pipeline construction fundamentals

  • Pipeline protection and maintenance

  • Pipeline economics

  • Physical quantities and units used in pipeline design

  • Codes and specifications

  • Codes and standards governing the design, operation, and maintenance of pipeline

  • Common features of pipeline codes and standards

  • Symbols and units used in pipeline design standards

  • Abbreviation used in pipeline design standards

  • Information typically contained in piping specifications

  • Guidelines for pipeline operation and maintenance

  • Introduction to pipeline routing

  • Factors influencing pipeline routing

  • Pipeline routing “rules of thumb”

  • Tools and data used in pipeline routing

  • Consideration of alternate routes

  • Liquid and gas flow fundamentals

  • Basic hydrodynamics

  • Multiphase flow

  • Coping with fluctuations in pipeline operating conditions

  • Optimization of line size, pressure drop and location of pumping stations

  • Hydrate formation/prevention

  • Wax formation/protection

  • Design optimization of gas pipelines

  • Forces and stresses in pipelines

  • Criteria for mechanical design including code criteria

  • Specified minimum yield strength of pipeline materials

  • Mechanical design equations: calculations of Maximum Allowable Pressure (MAP) and minimum required wall thickness of pipelines

  • Sustained loads in pipelines and stresses due to thermal expansion/contraction

  • Estimating the maximum span of unsupported pipe

  • Offshore spanning, spanning control and spanning correction

  • Design of pipeline riser for offshore pipelines

  • Pipeline shore approaches

  • Common pipeline materials

  • Metallurgy and manufacture of low-alloy carbon-manganese steel pipes

  • Effect of treatment of pipeline steels

  • Flexible and composite pipelines

  • High pressure and high-temperature pipelines

  • Sequence of construction activities

  • Construction equipment

  • Preparing of the Right of Way (ROW) for the pipeline

  • Stringing the pipeline

  • Bending

  • Welding and post-weld qualification

  • Lowering

  • Tie-in and assembly

  • Testing and inspection

  • Backfilling of trench

  • Construction techniques used in water crossing

  • Commissioning the pipeline

  • Construction methods (lay barges, reel barges, pull and tow)

  • Pipeline trenching methods

  • Pipeline bundles

  • Pipe in pipe method

  • Flexible pipelines and umbilical

  • Cross country and offshore system welding

  • Pipeline installation methods

  • Pipeline bending stress control

  • Pipeline on-bottom stability control

  • S-lay, J-lay, deepwater installation

  • Allowable installation stresses/fatigue

  • Burial methods and depths

  • Pipeline pressure testing and pre-commissioning

  • Flow assurance

  • Pigging operations

  • Pipeline integrity management

  • Pipeline monitoring and inspection

  • Leak detection and emergency planning

  • Defect assessment

  • Intervention, repair, and modification

  • Failure modes

  • Risks, reliability, and safety

  • Environmental and regulatory requirements

  • Possible causes and consequences of pipeline damage

  • Prevention of pipeline damage

  • Corrosion fundamentals

  • Characteristics and properties of pipeline coatings

  • Cathodic protection

  • Internal corrosion

  • Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC)

  • Pipeline integrity programs

  • Thermal coating and pipeline insulation

  • Weight coating for stability on seabed

  • Introduction to pipeline economics

  • Terminology used in pipeline economics

  • Pipeline performance: Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for monitoring and assessing pipeline performance