6″ Pioneer for pig valve
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.
Exxon Trials Malaysia
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.
Industry 1st ? Inspecting into a T joint
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.
Tank Farm 24″ Pipeline Inspection
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.
New SEA Business Unit based in Jakarta
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.
300km with SmartFoam & DDMD
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.
22″ Patrol ready to look for illegal taps in pipelines
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.
Single module 8″ Pioneer for gathering lines
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.
Dual Diameter bi-directional SmartFoam
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.
Teamed up with MAXX North America Services for Canada
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.
Flexible Riser Inspection
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.
An Industry 1st ? SmartFoam into an FPSO pig valve.
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.
This is a special
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.
i2i exhibiting at DUG in San Antonio (revised dates) 15-17th November
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
Dent & Deposit Mapping Disk
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.
50km offshore China
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.
New Houston Business Unit
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.
Indonesia & Brunei
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.
Specials – Custom smart pigs in 4 weeks
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.
Experience triumphs in end of year table tennis showdown
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…
Launch of the Prospector™
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 $.
Everything you need
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.