Qatargas awards pipeline integrity contract to GE Oil & Gas

Qatargas Operating Co. has awarded GE Oil & Gas’ PII Pipeline Solutions business a six-year contract for advanced pipeline integrity management services.

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HOUSTON -- Qatargas Operating Co. has awarded GE Oil & Gas’ PII Pipeline Solutions business a six-year contract for advanced pipeline integrity management services.

Under the agreement GE Oil & Gas will build and deploy a custom pipeline integrity management system (PIMS) to drive Qatargas’ overall integrity management processes. As part of the work, GE will provide Qatargas with associated integrity management (IM) elements, including manuals and procedures covering in-line inspection (ILI), software automation, and engineering assessments.

According to GE, the new integrity management contract will cover offshore product lines that will rely on PII Pipeline Solutions’ extensive “wet gas” experience.

10/28/2009

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