Pipeline Pigging, In-Line Inspection and Integrity Assessment: Practical and Operational Aspects (API 1163)

202419aug(aug 19)12:17 am23(aug 23)12:17 amPipeline Pigging, In-Line Inspection and Integrity Assessment: Practical and Operational Aspects (API 1163)

Course Details


  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the technical and operational aspects of pipeline pigging process and identify its strategic role in pipeline inspection, integrity assessment and commissioning.
  • Learn the process of pigging during construction and operation of pipelines, utilize the techniques of pigging for general maintenance and repair and identify the procedures of pigging during renovation, rehabilitation and decommissioning
  • Recognize the functions of specialist pigs and become aware of the pig role in pipeline isolation.
  • Enrich knowledge on intelligent pigs and ILI tools, characterize the various types of pigging equipment’s including its functions and understand the launch and receive procedures in pipeline pigging
  • Evaluate the process of designing and running a cleaning programmer, apply several techniques on troubleshooting stuck pigs, determine the aspects of pigging velocity in liquid and gas lines and employ the methods of cleaning and inspecting unpiggable lines
  • Identify the critical factors that influence maintenance pig selection.
  • Specify the appropriate pigs to meet your maintenance pigging program objectives.
  • Recognize key pigging facility components and their functions.
  • Incorporate proven industry procedures into pigging operations.
  • Develop strategies to deal with stuck pigs.
  • Design and implement a progressive pigging program.  


  • Introduction & History of Pigging
  • What is a ‘Pig’?
  • Development and reasons for use
  • Different types of pig
  • Pig Traps
  • Launch & Receive of Pigs
  • When & why do you Pig
  • Review of Utility Pigs
  • Feasibility and assessment processes for pigging projects
  • Operational Conditions
  • Effects on pig selection and feasibility
  • Developing a Cleaning & Proving Pig Program Plan
  • Planning a Pigging Project up to and including Inspection Pigging.
  • HSE during Pigging Projects & Environmental and
  • Safety Aspects
  • Inspection Tools
  • Pig Running
  • Signaling
  • Tracking
  • Stuck pig
  • Documentation and Record Keeping
  • Pig Inspection Data Reports
  • Planning and carrying out Verification digs
  • Overview of Unpiggable Pipelines
  • Intelligent Pigging
  • History of Intelligent Pigging
  • Types of Intelligent or Smart Pigging
  • Using smart Pigs in Integrity Management Programs
  • Analyzing and Using Inspection data
  • Pigging Programs
  • Routine Pigging
  • Program Cleaning Pigging Program for Pipelines First Time
  • Cleaning Pigging Program preparing for the Intelligent
  • Pigging
  • Pigging Data Recording

Who Should Attend ?

This program is intended for personnel responsible for pipeline integrity, corrosion control, project management, ongoing pipeline operations and pipeline inspection, repair or rehabilitation. It is also of benefit to service providers or anyone seeking to enhance their knowledge of pipeline pigging. Engineers and Pipeline Construction Personnel working in the oil and gas industry this includes Engineers, Technicians, Managers, Supervisors Salespersons, and Inspectors. Anyone needing a basic understanding of Pigging Technology


19 (Monday) 12:17 am - 23 (Friday) 12:17 am(GMT+03:00)



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