Making Simple Smart
20″ Pioneer ready for Ops in Equatorial Guinea
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 Management.
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.
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.
Beautiful country side up in Alberta Canada
Pigging some tricky 6" pipelines with Pioneer. Beautiful country up there in Alberta.
Teamed up with Ipipe for Queensland Australia
i2i are pleased to have teamed up with Ipipe for delivering the i2i Smart pig technology to clients in Australia.
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...
Making smart pigging simple in Texas
Making smart pigging simple in Texas. The Pioneer pigs get some great data in waxy lines.
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...
In the Outback
Pigging 6" gas pipe in the bush west of Brisbane
Offshore Europe in Aberdeen
Paul had a great day at OE 2017 with lots of traffic and some exciting new opportunities.
Inspecting 8″ High Pressure Water Injection
One of i2i's Prospector tools making light work of Inspecting high pressure dirty pipelines.
Visit i2i at Offshore Europe on 4th – 8th September
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
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
i2i in World of Pipelines
i2i has contributed to the World of Pipelines - great article by Rob on big 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.
Testing Smart Pigs for pigging valves
Testing smart pigs through an Argus Pigging Valve
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 &...
Alaska – View of the North Slope
Some challenging pipelines on the North Slope.
Unpiggable Pipelines Forum _ Houston 14-15 June 2017
i2i will be presenting a paper on " The development of smart pig technology for launching & receiving through pigging valves"
Waiting to run offshore West Africa
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.
Best month to pig in Texas
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 month.
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.
20″ recovery from pig receiver
Successful run with a Pioneer Smart Pig
Visit us at booth 334 at PPIM 2017
Crack testing in El Paso
A good week testing the standard Pioneer tool in a 26" test pipe in El Paso.
20″ Pioneer heading to Equatorial Guinea
First shipment to West Africa
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...
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...