Pipeline Integrity Assessments
Integrity Assessment - Providing visibility, maximizing efficiencies and ensuring integrity
As pipelines age, the threat to integrity rises and without a high level of understanding of the pipeline’s condition, the risk of failure is high. Corrosion Service recognizes that this level of risk is intolerable and provides a suite of services designed to ensure that the exact condition of the pipeline is known. With decades of experience backed with a comprehensive research and development program Corrosion service can provide a level of confidence not previously available in the market.
Our External Corrosion Engineering Assessment service was born out of a need to analyze higher risk pipelines. Using conventional survey techniques, its risk-based approach provides a level of visibility not previously available to pipeline operators and allows them to allocate rehabilitation resources in a cost effective and targeted manner.
Our team and services that we offer
All pipeline systems are different, and whether the line is new build, 10 or 50 years old, our talented team of industry professionals is empowered to understand the unique characteristics of every enquiry. This is important because as an organization, Corrosion Service strives to provide the extremely high level of support and partnership to provide the customized solutions that our clients require on a daily basis.
Branch offices are strategically located throughout North America and are the primary line of contact for Integrity Assessment clients. Each branch office is designed to provide front line engineering expertise, project management support and field services in collaboration with our Toronto engineering hub that provides high-level analysis and reporting services. Team members are highly trained, with all engineering staff certified at various levels by the National Association of Corrosion Engineers International.
Our survey services are not like others. We routinely compensate our data, based on decades of research, for more accurate defect identification. This avoids missing or mischaracterizing anomalies that could cause a threat to pipeline integrity.
Our data analysis can account for:
- Spatial Alignment
- DC/AC Interference
- Pipeline Depth
- Telluric Effects
- Post survey analysis, to avoiding operator error
- Stray Current Fluctuations
Our Integrity Assessment field services include:
- Alternating Current Voltage Gradient (ACVG) Surveys
- Close Interval Potential Surveys (CIS/CIPS)
- Direct Current Voltage Gradient (DCVG) Surveys
- External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA)
- Prioritization of In-Line Inspection (ILI) results using ECDA methodology
- External Corrosion Engineering Assessment (ECEA) Surveys
- Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC) Surveys
- Surveys within Stations using ECDA methodology
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Since our founding in 1950, we have built an extensive portfolio of specialist products for the corrosion prevention industry, both manufactured in-house and sourced from external partners.