Case Study:
HP Plugs for Pipeline Decommissioning

HP Plugs for Pipeline Decommissioning

iNPIPE PRODUCTS™ was approached by a global chemical company who required high pressure plugs for the isolation of 24” and 36” pipelines at one of their facilities serving a major pipeline network in the North Sea.

Following a technical review of the project details and discussions with the Client, iNPIPE PRODUCTS™ provided a turnkey solution which included full project management, design, manufacture, supply and Factory Acceptance Testing of the high pressure plugs, with all work carried out at our extensive facilities in North Yorkshire, together with installation services on site.

To facilitate easy installation lifting frames and loading trays were provided together with cradle and 36in pipe clamp, designed and manufactured specifically to suit the client project requirements. Initial requirements required remote pressure monitoring of pressures upstream of the plug together with plug seals and hydraulic energizing and deenergizing circuits, however this requirement was subsequently  removed from the scope of supply by Client request.

The project required iNPIPE PRODUCTS™ to mobilize the requisite personnel for site management and installation of the tools. The project was completed successfully and with great feedback received from another happy client.

iNPIPE PRODUCTS™ is an internationally recognised leader in the design and manufacture of pipeline pigging products, including foam pigs, cup pigs, bi-directional cleaning / gauging pigs, pig handling equipment, pig signalers, engineered solutions for pipeline isolation and joint testing, launching & receiving systems as well as bespoke pigging solutions based on specific client project requirements.