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Onshore pipelines

About the course

This course is perfect for anyone involved in onshore pipelines, from engineers to support staff looking for an overview. Providing a comprehensive understanding of onshore pipelines, this course covers the entire cycle from design, planning and installation, through to operation.

The tutor will explain pipe manufacturing methods and materials selection in detail. Deepening your knowledge of onshore pipelines, this course includes topics on corrosion, fitness for purpose, the importance of integrity management systems, defect assessment and repair methods.

Learning outcomes

  • Discuss pipe manufacturing methods and processes for material selection
  • Describe the construction of long distance pipelines
  • Appreciate risk management and mitigation
  • Identify the challenges of installing pipelines in difficult terrains

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Also available in house

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Day 1

Pipeline routing and planning

  • Route selection 
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Geological hazards 
  • Crossing design
  • Planning
  • Exercise

Pipe manufacture and components

  • Pipe manufacture
  • Bends
  • Tees and wyes
  • Valves and actuators 
  • Instrumentation
  • Pumps and compressors

Pipeline hydraulic design

  • Liquid pipelines 
  • Gas pipelines
  • Multi-phase pipelines

Pipeline wall thickness design

  • Design methods 
  • Design for bursting 
  • Design for impact protection 
  • Risk management
  • Exercise

Day 2

Pipeline corrosion design

  • Corrosion mechanisms 
  • External coatings 
  • Cathodic protection 
  • Internal coatings

Pipeline construction

  • Site preparation and stringing 
  • Welding and NDT 
  • Excavation, lowering and reinstatement
  • Pre-commissioning 
  • Costs

Pipeline crossings

  • Crossing types
  • Crossing construction methods

Day 3

Construction in difficult terrains

  • Mountainous regions 
  • Swamps and marshes
  • Arctic 
  • Deserts 
  • Forests

PIMS and routine operations

  • Principles of PIMS 
  • Code requirements 
  • Routine operation



  • Leak detection 
  • External inspection 
  • Internal inspection


Defect assessment and repair

  • Corrosion defect assessment
  • Dent assessment
  • Repair techniques 
  • Section replacement methods

  Great awareness course in pipelines design and construction  

Olubenga Adesanuro, , Nigerian Gas Company Ltd

  The training was an excellent experience  

Ndubuisi Ottah , Nigerian Gas Company Ltd

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