The coating and insulation subcontractor PIH received a safety award from Total/HPA for their performance, safe execution and good housekeeping.
INJECTION MOLDED POLYPROPYLENE (IMPP)
As deeper-water offshore fields are developed, pipeline operating parameters become more and more challenging. Deeper water has seen the use of advanced pipe coating materials. Multi-layer polypropylene systems are widely used in order to provide adequate thermal insulation to maintain flow characteristics within pipelines and flow lines
Storage of the sub-spools, 3 stacks high
Preparation for the coating of a sub-spool
Banks-man guides the crane driver in the lifting operation
Transportation of cut-offs by tractor.
Pre-heating of the pipe before welding.
Pipeweld performed according the WPS
Fabrication hall with prefabricated sub-spools.
AIS is performing the ‘ContraTherm® C25’ insulation. This is a specially formulated, two-part silicone system with an optimised fill of hollow glass microspheres supported within the silicone matrix
First the ‘C25’ insulation test is performed as model for all project insulation.
Double joints are moved to the PIP building for further processing.
Machined forgings (collars) to be welded in the raiser pipes.
A 250mt shackle is installed. The operation was conducted by the rigger foreman.
Manual profile flame cutting.
Marshalling ‘chess board’ supports.