Projects: 137km 14" Live Ethylene Pipelines


Project Outline
Brief overview
Project performed on a live Ethylene gas pipeline
Cleaning and debris removal
14” Ethylene Pipeline
Prepare the pipeline for the inspection tools
137 kilometers
Uninterrupted ethylene supply to the customers
Secunda to Sasolburg, South Africa
End users to receive filtered uncontaminated product (5 µm)
 
24 to 35 tons/hr at 23 to 37 bar

Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Filter Construction
Filter construction mounting of the filter drum to the base frame
Mounting of filters onto the base frame and
Inspecting
Filters 60% complete
Complete filter bank
online in Sasolburg
     
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Fliter banks opened for
replacement cartridge
Fliter cartridges removed. Note debris in the filter bank
Contaminated cartridge
Contaminated cartridges
removed from filter bank
Commissioning of the
portable flare towers
     
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Flare tower control panel
Launch site Secunda
Receiving site Sasolburg
RRC Disk tool with gauging plate after the 137km run
RCC Medium brush tool after the 137km run
     
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Using a mirror as a non heat producing light source to check for debris
Using a mirror as a non heat producing light source
to check for debris
Multi-disc gauging tool
with location transmitter
(Caliper/Geometrical tool) Odometer wheel for distance measurement
(Spring mounted odometer wheels for distance measurement) Caliper/Geometrical inspection tool
     
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Ethylene Pipeline Cleaning
Corrosion detection tool being prepared for launch
Corrosion detection tool on the receiving tray after 137km
Corrosion detection tool at the Sasolburg receiving site
Inspection tool being prepared for launch
Inspection tool on the receiving tray after 137km

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