In-line Inspection of Oil-gathering Lines at Salym Petroleum Development

Issue 1(75) 2015
Pages 4-25

A.B. Kichenko


Salym Petroleum Development N.V., Tyumen


Keywords: in-line inspection (ILI), smart pig, oil gathering lines, corrosion, corrosion defects, ILI data acquisition, ILI data analysis, exclusion of dangerous defects, safe operation

A description is given of ILI equipment and procedures used for inspection of oil-gathering
line corrosion at Salym Petroleum Development (SPD). Data submitted in the reports on ILI contractor is presented and illustrated. Systematic in-line inspections and implementation of preventive measures based on ILI results make possible dependable and safe operation of oil gathering lines at SPD.