Introduction to Pipeline design and Construction Projects


Outstanding Features

This pipelines introductory series is led by an industry expert, who will guide participants through a conceptual understanding of pipeline development to abandonment. Bringing together the technical design details, construction processes and commercial aspects of project management. This course will give participants a big picture perspective from project concept development thru detailed design to abandonment.

Course Overview

The Pipeline introductory series is intended to introduce pipeline design and construction concepts targeted at people either new to pipelines or people with limited exposure to all the elements of pipelines. The content is delivered at concept level, with emphasis on how each element fits into the total picture of pipelines (from concept through design and construction and ultimately to operations and maintenance and final abandonment).

Target Audience

Pipeline technicians and Engineers, Pipeline project Engineers, Pipeline drafting and administration.

You Will Learn How to

Participants will gain a broad understanding of Pipeline designs and will learn how to: Create pipeline designs and interpret pipeline drawingsPlan for pipeline projects, and considerationsUnderstand the pipeline route selection process and the tools usedMaintain pipeline integrity and the best pipeline protection methodsHow to manage pipeline projectsUnderstand the regulatory and environmental planning processes


Overview of Pipelines
Pipeline Integrity
Project Planning
Pipeline Route Selection Process and Tools
Pipeline Design (Detailed design)
Pipeline Drawings
Pipeline Construction
Regulatory Processes and Environmental Planning
Project Management
Pipeline Protection Methods

Course Details

Pipeline Integrity

Overview of Pipeline 101 sessions
The Road to Success Book
Events that changed the industry
Why do pipelines fail?
Inspection techniques
Repair technologies
Risk-based decision making

Project Planning

Role of the engineer for pipelines
Why are pipelines buried?
Development phases of a pipeline project
Minimum data requirements for various stages of project
Pipeline Survey Requirements by Project Phase
Site Investigation Process

Pipeline Route Selection Process and Tools

Pipeline route selection process
Use of GIS tools
Non-Intrusive Survey Techniques

Pipeline Construction

Overview of Construction process
Typical ROW Cross Sections for Large Diameter Pipeline

Pipeline Design (Detailed Design)

Design codes and standards
Code or spec breaks
Pipeline materials
Stress considerations
Buoyancy Control
Pipeline Trench Design

Pipeline Construction 2


Pipeline Drawings

Crossing drawings
Facility drawings
Alignment sheets

Pipeline Construction 3

Construction Logistics
Trench-less Crossings

Regulatory Process and Environmental Planning

Regulatory engagement and process
Stakeholder engagement
Environmental planning and assessments
Environmental control measures

Project Management

Project organization
Confirmation of objectives
Cost control

Course Length

3 Days

Course Director

Douglas Kerr


Upon completion, you will receive a Worley Academy Certificate of Completion.

Course Schedule

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