Making Simple Smart

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...

PPSA Aberdeen

A great day at PPSA in Aberdeen. Lots of foot traffic and some great interest from the North Sea Operators and a lot of opportunities ahead in the New Year.

i2i feature in Manchester Tech City News

i2i feature in a great short film on the Manchester Tech scene sponsored by Cisco. http://techcitynews.com/2016/11/08/new-our-documentary-on-manchesters-tech-scene/

Great week in Calgary at the IPE

Really productive week at the IPE and looking forward to working with a number of new clients using our Patrol and Pioneer pigs.

Visit us at booth 1203 directly opposite registration

i2i will be exhibiting at the IPE in Calgary 27th to 29th September. If you are passing then pop in to say hello. Calgary TELUS Convention Centre 120 9 Avenue SE Calgary, AB T2G 0P3 Ph 1.403.261.8503 Toll Free 1.800.822.2697

Inspecting un-piggable pipelines

Working with a pipeline operator to inspect historically un-piggable pipelines. We have had some great success with the new launchers & receivers, which were only 4.5ft long, and allowed us access to some very tight dig sites. The Pioneer pigs were blown through...

2″ cement lined pipe inspection

2" cement lined pipe is in fact only 1.5" ID and then throw in some 1.5D bends for good measure and you have a real challenge on your hands. Especially if the pressure rating is around 80 bar. Onshore gathering lines in the US will be a big market in the coming years...

Tech City News

Had the team from Tech City News visit us from London to do a new piece on the growing Tech scene in Manchester. Great fun and look forward to seeing the video when it comes out.

24″ Pioneer

i2i have recently deployed their first 24" Pioneer tool in the...

Rebranding our technology products

i2i have recently rebranded their Smart Pigs from Discovery to Pioneer due to a trade mark concern raised by a company deploying a non intrusive NDT technology. i2i have taken this opportunity to create a number of new product brands that will allow the company to...

SmartFoam™

i2i just ran their patented SmartFoam™ pig at the PRCI TDC. The first foam pig with full internal inspection capability.

New brush pig design

Just ran the new brush pig design at the PRCI TDC with great results.

We are recruiting

Due to steady growth i2i are now recruiting electronics and mechanical design engineers. If you live in or near Manchester, have good electronics and / or CAD  skills, and looking to join a fast growing company with good salary packages then please get in touch.

USA Ops

A great week of Operations in the US this week. Only just managed to avoid flooding in Houston on the Monday but the fieled deployment went well and the tool did a great...

Wax / Scale / Debris mapping R&D project

Collected some debris samples from the Swiss based Reinhart the other week to use in our ongoing R&D project to categorise and map debris within the pipeline. Thanks to Robert and his team for the loan of the samples.

20″ Patrol pig

20" Patrol pig being assembled for deployment into Europe.

4″ – 24″. The family is growing

Just to show the contrast between the 2 sizes of pressure vessel. You can fit a double decker bus in the 24" body. The 4" pig is a little more challenging but happy to say our 13 sensor unit is heading to the US this week.

Do you need specialist personnel ?

Have a look at the picture below. On the left is a Discovery tool, on the right a conventional cleaning tool. The Discovery tool can detect internal corrosion, cracking, and a host of flow assurance and production parameters. The cleaning tool cleans. They can now...

4″ tool now ready for Ops

Really pleased to announce that i2i now has the 4" tool ready for operations. Really excited about this new design that combines foam pig and mandrel pig design into into a flexible tool that can negotiate complex geometry in all conditions. Look forward to post some...

PPIM Exhibition Houston

PPIM exhibition has started with a bang with Loads of interest from all over the world. Thanks to Rosen for positioning the drinks bar right next to our booth. Everyone got a good look at the stand as they waited to be served.

New office space

Due to an increasing number of operations and tool build programme we have had to move offices again. Our new  space is 3 times our current footprint, has dedicated meeting room and breakout spaces, and will allow us to better manage the increasing number of...

i2i joins PRCI

i2i joins PRCI this month. The team at i2i have a long history with PRCI and are pleased to be able to rejoin the research group under the i2i banner. The PRCI group leads the pipeline industry in terms of collaborative research and the team are looking forward...