Special Report: New launching technology increases pigging efficiency

A new technology allows multiple pig launching with existing pipeline equipment.Aging pipeline networks and the installation of new lines over greater distances and in more hostile environments have heightened demand for pigging technology. Pipeline pigging is essential for removing debris and collecting sample fluids, ensuring flow is maintained and corrosion minimized. Pigging, however, is time consuming and can disrupt production and operational efficiency.The UK oil Industry's Technology Facilitator issued a call for technology proposals to increase production capacity and efficiency. Participants identified reliable flow-assurance techniques as critical. This article details field te...

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