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Introduction to Pipeline Pigging

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  • Duration

    60 Minutes

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  • Price

    THB 1,500.00

    & Excl. 7.00 % Tax

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Introduction to Pipeline Pigging


LO1: Define the term ‘pipeline pigging’ and explain its importance during the life of pipeline
LO2: Identify pig types and their application
LO3: Explain how utility pigs are used in pipelines
LO4: List the legislation applicable to pigging operations
LO5: Identify the factors to consider and what must be known when planning a pig run
LO6: Recognise the pipeline requirements for pigging
LO7: Describe a pig trap
LO8: Recognise the pipeline features that can prevent pigging
LO9: Discuss pigging roles and responsibilities
LO10: Describe a Pigging Programme
LO11: Explain how pigging operations are controlled
LO12: Describe pigging activities
LO13: Describe the inspection and maintenance of pig traps
LO14: Describe pig signaling and tracking
LO15: Discuss contingency planning
LO16: Explain the safety precautions required to deal with hazardous pigging waste

Target Group

Oil & Gas Industry (Onshore & Offshore)


No prerequisites are required to sit this course.


The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.

Course Contents

The aim of this course is to provide you with an introduction to the hazards of pipeline pigging and what safety considerations are required to plan pigging activities. You will learn about the role of pigs in pipeline maintenance and inspection, including the different types that are available and their applications. Lastly, you will gain an understanding of how pigging operations can be conducted safely in the oil and gas industry.

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919 Moo 2, Tamboon Taibaan, Amphur Muang Samutprakarn, Samutprakarn Province, 10280, Thailand

+662 703 9773-4

Opens in 11 hours and 19 minutes

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