Canadian liquids system recounts experience with crack-detection ILI tools

Since 1993, Enbridge Pipelines Inc., Edmonton, has been conducting crack inspections with in-line tools on its liquids pipeline system. As part of its ongoing integrity- management program, the company has inspected or will inspect its more than 15,000 km of pipeline.The extensive program has consisted of mature metal-loss and geometry inspection as well as crack inspection using the most sophisticated in-line inspection (ILI) tools available. Reported here are the results and conclusions to date for overlapping crack inspection data analysis from three crack-detection tools.In September 1993, Enbridge conducted its first ultrasonic crack inspection with British Gas' Elastic Wave Vehi...

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