Atmospheric Gas – Oil Line Monitoring

Overview

Customer wants to extend life to next turn-around and make sure that line is no longer corroding.

Application

Atmospheric gas-oil, ~270C

  • 3” Sch 40, subject to severe but uniform corrosion, most piping is < ½” nominal wall

Product Used

  • smartPIMS HT Cellular w/ 4 HT probes temporarily attached, managed by on-site service provider
  • Monitoring interval: 4 hours
  • Data is monitored & trended daily using webPIMS
  • Installation time: 6 hours

Outcome

Refinery able to safely monitor process piping which was not scheduled to be repaired during outage and trend for future metal loss conditions.

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