Jun 6
8″ Pioneer run in Canada
6 Jun, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
A successful run in an onshore line in Canada. Pioneer tools are easy to mobilise and deploy with little disruption to operations
Jun 2
6″ Pioneer for pig valve
2 Jun, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i successfully ran a special build 6" Pioneer through the Argus pig valves in Houston PRCI on Friday 1st June. This is the first inspection pig that can be launched and received through a pig valve of this size.
May 14
Patrol Pig ready to go
14 May, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Another 20" Patrol pig ready to run and collected data on illegal taps.
May 5
Exxon Trials Malaysia
5 May, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Great test at the Petronas test loop in Malaysia. Pioneer pig performed well and managed to get 4 runs within an hour. It was great to demonstrate just how easy it is to launch, run and recover a Pioneer tool.  
May 5
IPA in Jakarta
5 May, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Fadillah did a great job presenting at the IPA in Jakarta. Thanks to Elnusa for setting it up
May 5
Great Project in Sichuan China
5 May, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Thanks to the Deyuan team for the help with the PetroChina pipeline.
Apr 17
Great team in China
17 Apr, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Working with a great team in China to carry out some successful Pioneer pig runs in some difficult pipelines offshore.
Mar 22
Back to Canada in deep snow
22 Mar, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i carried out the successful inspection of 12" pipeline with high wax in Alberta.
Mar 21
Industry 1st ? Inspecting into a T joint
21 Mar, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i carried out the successful inspection of a 10" pipeline that joins a 16" pipeline at a T joint. A 10" SmartFoam was used to inspect the 10" pipeline that then dropped into the 16" pipeline. The 10" SmartFoam was then cleaned out the 16" pipeline using a conventional cleaning pig. Great data was collected on the 10" pipeline. This could be an industry first.
Mar 21
Tank Farm 24″ Pipeline Inspection
21 Mar, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i recently carried out the inspection of traditionally unpiggable sections of a pipeline within a tank farm. The standard 24" Pioneer tool was blown through the pipeline with air from a compressor using specially made launchers and receivers. 4 pipeline sections completed in 1 day.
Mar 12
New SEA Business Unit based in Jakarta
12 Mar, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Due to the increasing number of projects and new business opportunities opening up in Asia i2i have set up a new business unit based in Jakarta. The business unit will keep a full range of Pioneer smart pigs to service pipeline operators at short notice and deliver a great value inspection alternative to conventional ILI.
Mar 10
Feb 26
Feb 26
300km with SmartFoam & DDMD
26 Feb, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Loading a SmartFoam with DDMD ready for a 300km run in gas. The aim is to inspect the pipeline as well as identify and position a buckle / dent in a subsea pipeline that has likely been caused by an anchor strike. The system is very easy to use and once the system is switched on and there is a green light its ready to launch. No specialist personnel needed.
Jan 31
Moving into India
31 Jan, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i, along with a local partner, have started the process of marketing and pilot operations in the India market. Dr Fernandez recently presented a paper at a conference on Pipeline Integrity Management.
Jan 18
1400 bends in 20km !
18 Jan, 2018. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
This sensor head has had a hard run. 1400 bends in 20km with wet gas. First time the line had a smart pig through it. Great inspection and IMU data.
Dec 13
Deepwater Angola
13 Dec, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Had a successful run in a complex deepwater pipeline offshore Angola. The Pioneer tool was launched and received through an ITAG pigging valve.
Dec 11
22″ Patrol ready to look for illegal taps in pipelines
11 Dec, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
The illegal tapping of pipelines is a global problem and one that leads to significant environmental damage, loss of life and revenue. The i2i Patrol pig is designed specifically to go after illegal taps and have them made safe as quickly as possible. Simple and easy to use and designed to be kept onsite all year round.
Dec 1
Single module 8″ Pioneer for gathering lines
1 Dec, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Back in Australia inspecting low flow gas gathering lines. Single module 8" and 6" Pioneer pigs are a cost efficient and fast way to inspect gathering lines without disrupting production operations.
Nov 28
Select projects with SGS
28 Nov, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i are pleased to be teaming up with SGS on selected pipeline inspection projects around the world.
Nov 28
Dual Diameter bi-directional SmartFoam
28 Nov, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
A special design for a client in the North Sea. The SmartFoam is designed to be bi-directional and manage 8"-10" pipe ID changes while carrying out full internal inspection. The design was successfully tested in an onshore loop with several defect spools.
Nov 9
Beautiful country side up in Alberta Canada
9 Nov, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Pigging some tricky 6" pipelines with Pioneer. Beautiful country up there in Alberta.
Oct 30
Teamed up with Ipipe for Queensland Australia
30 Oct, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i are pleased to have teamed up with Ipipe for delivering the i2i Smart pig technology to clients in Australia.
Oct 30
Teamed up with MAXX North America Services for Canada
30 Oct, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i are pleased to have teamed up with MAXX North America Services for the distribution & operation of the i2i smart pigs in Canada. MAXX specializes in assisting oil & gas and pipeline operators with their facility, pipeline, and operational maintenance programs by providing a wide-range of pipeline construction and maintenance solutions and i2i look forward to working with MAXX and their clients in delivering the high value i2i smart pigging technology to the Canadian market.
Oct 27
Making smart pigging simple in Texas
27 Oct, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News. Posted By: Steve Banks
Making smart pigging simple in Texas. The Pioneer pigs get some great data in  waxy lines.
Oct 20
Flexible Riser Inspection
20 Oct, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i recently carried out the internal inspection of a flexible riser with a SmartFoam pig with some interesting results. The SmartFoam detected some large anomalous signals on the internal carcass with the absolute distance calculated by adding up the individual carcass links.
Oct 20
Trials in Indonesia
20 Oct, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Thanks to the team from Elnusa and Total for the successful trial stage of the i2i Pioneer tools before the offshore runs. Great place to go to work.
Sep 29
An Industry 1st ? SmartFoam into an FPSO pig valve.
29 Sep, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i successfully pigged a SmartFoam into an FPSO pig valve while collecting inspection data on the subsea pipeline as well as the flexible riser. The SmartFoam tool was only 350mm long and successfully negotiated the challenging pipeline geometry as well as being received into the pig valve.
Sep 20
This is a special
20 Sep, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i recently completed an interesting job in the Welsh mountains  inspecting 2 x unpiggable pipelines running underneath a beautiful century old dam. The i2i sensor technology was adapted to be pushed up the isolated flow pipes for a distance of 30m to inspect the pipe wall for internal corrosion and wall loss. We managed to collect some great data and the execution went without a hitch.
Sep 12
In the Outback
12 Sep, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Pigging 6" gas pipe in the bush west of Brisbane
Sep 6
Offshore Europe in Aberdeen
6 Sep, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Paul had a great day at OE 2017 with lots of traffic and some exciting new opportunities.
Aug 25
Inspecting 8″ High Pressure Water Injection
25 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
One of i2i's Prospector tools making light work of Inspecting high pressure dirty pipelines.
Aug 25
Aug 21
i2i exhibiting at DUG in San Antonio (revised dates) 15-17th November
21 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Look for i2i Pipelines Booth #640 by the Technical Sessions area. http://s15.a2zinc.net/clients/hartenergy/eagleford2017/Public/EventMap.aspx?BoothID=149809&EventID=43&Role=U
Aug 9
Mapping of Wax Deposits
9 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
A successful operational run with the SmartFoam and Deposit Mapping Disk. We managed to map the wax along a 16km offshore pipeline. Great data
Aug 9
i2i in World of Pipelines
9 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i has contributed to the World of Pipelines - great article by Rob on big data
Jul 28
Dent & Deposit Mapping Disk
28 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
One of i2i's new products is the Dent & Deposit Mapping Disk on the back of a 16" SmartFoam pig. This package has the ability to map the deposits within the pipeline as well as inspect through them to identify internal anomalies. The SmartFoam body allows the tools to pass dents and large deposits without getting stuck.
Jul 27
50km offshore China
27 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
A 12" Pioneer after a successful 50 km run offshore China. The pipeline had a large dent that prevented a conventional MFL inspection. The Pioneer's unique design allows for safe operation in pipelines with dents while carrying out internal pipeline inspection.
Jul 14
Testing Smart Pigs for pigging valves
14 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Testing smart pigs through an Argus Pigging Valve
Jul 14
New Houston Business Unit
14 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i are pleased to announce the incorporation of a new US company - i2i Pipelines Americas LLC and the setting up of a new business unit in Houston. The office will be based in the Woodlands area North of the city and focus on developing i2i's market in North & Central America. The new VP Americas will be announced shortly.
Jun 8
Alaska – View of the North Slope
8 Jun, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Some challenging pipelines on the North Slope.  
Apr 29
Unpiggable Pipelines Forum _ Houston 14-15 June 2017
29 Apr, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i will be presenting a paper on " The development of smart pig technology for launching & receiving through pigging valves"  
Apr 15
Apr 15
Indonesia & Brunei
15 Apr, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Indonesia - Malaysia - Brunei are all fantastic places to visit and work. People, food and culture are great and i2i are really looking forward to working on some exciting new opportunities in the next few months. Lots of pipelines and some really pro active and talented engineers to work alongside.  
Mar 26
Specials – Custom smart pigs in 4 weeks
26 Mar, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i can turn any design of utility pig into a Smart pig that can carry out internal inspection. If you have a utility pig that has been proven to go through a complex pipeline then we can make a Smart version within 4 weeks.
Mar 16
Mar 4
Great week in Houston at PPIM
4 Mar, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Very good week at PPIM - lots of interest and look forward to working with some new clients as early as next month.
Feb 21
Testing in China
21 Feb, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
The team had a great few days testing in a pigging facility in China last week. Some great results from the SmartFoam tool and looking forwarding to being back in country soon. Many thanks to our hosts.
Feb 11
20″ recovery from pig receiver
11 Feb, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
Successful run with a Pioneer Smart Pig
Jan 31
Jan 29
Crack testing in El Paso
29 Jan, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
A good week testing the standard Pioneer tool in a 26" test pipe in El Paso.
Jan 20
20″ Pioneer heading to Equatorial Guinea
20 Jan, 2017. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
First shipment to West Africa
Dec 21
Experience triumphs in end of year table tennis showdown
21 Dec, 2016. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
The tension had been building all week, the cheese and biscuits and mince pies cleared away and the table tennis table restored to its rightful place in Greenheys reception ahead of the big tournament. The crowds started to gather (the old geezer from next door eating his lunch, 2 random students and some lad that looked like he had got lost) as the i2i gladiators assembled. The draw was made the day before;  8 of i2i’s finest randomly drawn from the hat by the gaffer pitched Clayton V Walker in the first of the 4 quarter finals. Walker obviously spent…
Dec 7
SmartFoam in California
7 Dec, 2016. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i carried out successful SmartFoam inspections of a 16" Oil Export pipeline in the US. SmartFoam tools offer a full internal inspection capability from a foam pig.
Nov 20
Launch of the Prospector™
20 Nov, 2016. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
i2i are pleased to announce the launch of our newest an most innovative pig to date - Prospector™. Prospector is designed to be launched and recovered through a conventional pigging valve, which can potentially save pipeline operators many thousands of $.
Nov 19
Everything you need
19 Nov, 2016. 0 Comments. Latest News, news. Posted By: Steve Banks
16" Pioneer ready to roll out the door. It ships in a specially designed crate with all the spares / tools / laptop that will allow local technicians to operate the tool on a regular basis, in remote locations, without the need for additional support or specialist personnel.