Making Simple Smart

Great team in China

Working with a great team in China to carry out some successful Pioneer pig runs in some difficult pipelines offshore.

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...

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...

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...

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...

Moving into India

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...

1400 bends in 20km !

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.

Deepwater Angola

Had a successful run in a complex deepwater pipeline offshore Angola. The Pioneer tool was launched and received through an ITAG pigging valve.

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...

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.

Select projects with SGS

i2i are pleased to be teaming up with SGS on selected pipeline inspection projects around the world.

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...

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...

Trials in Indonesia

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.

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...

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...

Mapping of Wax Deposits

A successful operational run with the SmartFoam and Deposit Mapping Disk. We managed to map the wax along a 16km offshore pipeline. Great data

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...

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 &...

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...

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.

Great week in Houston at PPIM

Very good week at PPIM - lots of interest and look forward to working with some new clients as early as next...

Testing in China

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.

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...

SmartFoam in California

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.

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...