Making Simple Smart
i2i, with our clients in Canada, successfully launched the first 3inch Pioneer pig through a pig valve to inspect a pipeline. No requirement to dig, cut, and flange the pipeline to run a tethered tool and cost savings will be significant. Still some way to go to...
i2i shipped out enough Pioneer pigs for a 20 pipeline inspection for ONGC. Pioneer size range from 10inch to 18inch. All these tools will be run by local technicians.
i2i team in Indonesia carried out a successful inspection of a 31km 10inch pipeline between 2 islands.
Our team had a good week in China running trials at the National Test Centre with a new 10inch pig valve tool and presenting a paper at the CNOOC conference.
i2i's novel inspection pig for launching and receiving through a pig valve. Smart pig options available for 3inch pipe as well.
When the pipeline has 47 x 1.5D bends it pays to keep things simple. Fadillah preparing the Pioneer pig for the inspection run.
i2i are pleased to have won a tender bid with ONGC India for a large offshore pipeline project due to be carried out over the next few months. Look forward to working with the team in India for a successful project.
An i2i Pioneer tool has just completed a 4 days inspection run in a low flow pipeline offshore UK in the North Sea. The Pioneer pig came in undamaged and after a quick out power wash looked as new.
A successful 12inch inspection run in New Mexico. This was a 10inch Pioneer with an additional drive unit to increase the sealing length.
Another good inspection run in West Texas. Simple operational tools delivering great inspection data.
16inch Pioneer with new odometer wheels ready to mobilize to Aberdeen for an inspection run in the North Sea.
A tricky run in west Texas. High wear on the PU and a fair amount of deposits to deal with.
First ever deployment into Ukraine to successfully inspect an 18km 12inch pipeline twice in one day. The tool navigated complex geometry and arrived with no damage.
All i2i tools now run with Odo wheels for back up to the time-based sampling and helps us increase the location and absolute distances to anomalies.
Another successful run in Argentina this week. The new design of sensor head coupled with the optional drive unit and new odometer capability is really making the Pioneer tools a great value option for complex gathering pipelines in remote locations.
A good day at the ENI test facility in Italy. Some successful runs and thanks to the Tecma team for making it happen.
Successful inspection runs in Alberta with the 4inch and 6inch Pioneer tools.
i2i carried out our first operational runs in Trinidad over the weekend.
i2i had a successful few days in Houston at the annual PPIM exhibition and conference. Lots of interest as always and some interesting jobs to look forward to.
Successfully inspected 55km of onshore pipeline
The SmartFoam looks worse for wear but we collected good inspection data for the full 31hrs operational run time in some challenging conditions.
Inspecting fuel offloading lines in Connecticut with SmartFoam tools and temporary launchers/receivers.
Pioneer tool inspecting low flow pipelines in the outback.
i2i built a 6inch multi-module Pioneer for a long duration pipeline in SEA. The tool had to pass through 140 x 1.5D bends.
A successful run in a 75km onshore condensate line. We inspected the pipeline twice in a 48hrs period.
Our first deployment into Argentina. Worked with a great team in an interesting location.
Sandy Lee and Franco showing off our 6" and 8" tools to potential investors at an MSP Investor Ladder.
20" SmartFoam pig with additional DDMD ready to run offshore Angola. A great run in a high wax pipeline.
another good inspection run in a high wax pipeline.
Nice time of day to pig in Oklahoma
Another successful run from a 16" Pioneer in an uncleaned pipeline.
-20% ID restrictions, 1.5D bends, wye piece passing, any speed, any medium i2i continues to innovate and the new flexible cast urethane drive unit that can be fitted to any tool gives it even greater capability through complex pipelines.
i2i carried out the successful smart-pigging operations through 6" and 8" pig valves onshore USA.
The new design of Pioneer allows for 20% ID reduction passing and the collection of good data in high wax pipelines.
Thanks to all those involved in helping us in New Zealand. Some challenging pipelines but a good week.
A successful run in an onshore line in Canada. Pioneer tools are easy to mobilise and deploy with little disruption to operations
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.
Another 20" Patrol pig ready to run and collected data on illegal taps.
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.
Fadillah did a great job presenting at the IPA in Jakarta. Thanks to Elnusa for setting it up
Thanks to the Deyuan team for the help with the PetroChina pipeline.
Working with a great team in China to carry out some successful Pioneer pig runs in some difficult pipelines offshore.
i2i carried out the successful inspection of 12" pipeline with high wax in Alberta.
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...
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...
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...