Pigging and plugging
About the course
This course will help subsea pipeline and integrity engineers to understand how to use pipeline pigs and plugs to perform a variety of operations.
Providing an overview of pigs and plugs available and their functionality, the tutor will explain the latest theories on improving the reliability and accuracy of pigging, for both cleaning and inspection purposes. Analysing case studies and discussing how to avoid stuck pigs and plugs, you will deepen your knowledge of how to run successful and safe pigging and plugging campaigns.
- Explain the principles of operating pipeline pigs and isolation plugs
- Compare different types of pigs and plugs and explain when and how they are used
- Investigate problems that can occur when pigging and suggest resolutions
- Apply industry lessons learned and best practice to your projects