Pipeline Integrity Management
AIE is a leading pipeline integrity management service provider that offers a full life cycle management of onshore and offshore pipelines, from appraisal through to design, construction, operation and decommissioning.
AIE advocates a proactive data-driven risk-based approach to pipeline integrity management, inline with the industry standard plan-do-check-act philosophy. We employ a team of highly skilled and competent Pipeline Engineers, led by our expert Consultants who bring together extensive knowledge and experience from operating facilities from around the world.
Our goal is to support our clients with safe and reliable operation of their pipeline assets. We are actively involved with the management of over 1200 pipelines and pipeline systems, which range from low pressure production gathering systems to hazardous liquid pipelines and natural gas transmission pipelines operating at high pressure in high consequence areas (HCAs).
Managing pipeline risk is at the core of what we do and is the basis on which our risk-based integrity management software, Veracity Pipeline. Since its conception, Veracity Pipeline has been used successfully by numerous pipeline owners and operators from across the globe, supporting the implementation of pipeline integrity management systems in accordance with industry best practices. Veracity Pipeline is also used by government bodies to implement regulatory pipeline safety regimes.
AIE specializes in emergency preparedness and optimisation of pipeline emergency repair and response plans to minimise the potential safety impact and business disruption in the instance of an unforeseen pipeline failure event.
AIE’s wealth of pipeline engineering knowledge and expertise is one of the key strengths of the business, allowing us to offer support that is tailored to the specific needs of our clients. We are routinely involved in supporting critical inspection and pipeline maintenance activities, including the planning and execution of inline inspection (ILI), review of inspection data and assessment of pipeline defects. A sample of our typical services is provided below.
Our Pipeline Integrity Management Services Include:
- Design Verification
- HAZOP & HAZID studies
- Operating Procedures
- Pipeline Environment Impact Analysis
- Development and implementation of pipeline integrity management (PIMS)
- Quantitative and Qualitative Risk Assessment
- Pipeline Risk Based Inspection (RBI)
- External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA)
- Internal Corrosion Direct Assessment (ICDA)
- Pressure Test Design
- Cathodic Protection (CP) Design and Assessment
- Material Selection
- Corrosion Assessment
- Corrosion Management
- Free Span Analysis
- On-bottom Stability
- Dropped Object Studies
- Anomaly Management
- Piggability Studies
- Pipeline Inspection & Repair
- In-line Inspection (ILI) / Intelligent Pigging Management Services
- NDT Consultancy
- QA/QC of Inspection and Construction Services
- Pipeline Defect Assessment (ASME B31G, DNV-RP-F101, Detailed RSTRENG, etc.)
- Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
- Life Extension Studies
- Decommissioning & Mothballing Studies
- Pipeline Emergency Preparedness Studies
- Emergency Response Plans (ERP)
- Pipeline Emergency Repair Strategy (PERP)
- Failure Investigation
- Root Cause Analysis
- Pipeline Integrity Management & Operational Training
- PIMS audit
AIE’s pipeline integrity management software, Veracity Pipeline, provides pipeline operators with a user-friendly and systematic approach to pipeline integrity management for both onshore and offshore assets. The software geographically presents the pipeline data and the risks associated with it whilst securely managing key integrity data and assigning mitigation actions to real time risk values. Veracity Pipeline forms an integral part of the operators’ pipeline integrity management system. The structure and design of the software is fully compliant with industry codes and best practice engineering standards. The web-based software is a multiplatform product therefore easily accessible from anywhere at any time.
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Veracity Pipeline follows a ‘Plan– Do–Check–Act’ methodology which creates control and promotes continuous improvement.