Case Study #2

PROJECT TYPE Pipeline integrity management support – smart pigging   TIME-FRAME 2010
CUSTOMER Senior independent gas producer   DURATION Three weeks
LOCATION Remote sites in Horn River shale play, northeast B.C.  


Customer needed outside assistance to perform in-line pipeline inspection, chemical cleaning and corrosion inhibiting of a pipeline segment. Although not a large project, it imposed diverse requirements for equipment, services, capabilities and logistics in a remote area.


Roska coordinated and delivered chemical cleaning and corrosion inhibitor batch runs and smart pigging at multiple riser locations for the customer's pipeline inspection program. The work included providing temporary slug-catching equipment, temporary piping, manpower, logistics and trucking, cranes, fluid hauling, drawings, construction, and operations, and modifying the producer's pig sending/catching equipment.

Customer Benefits

  • Single-source provision of equipment, personnel, services and logistics:
    • Simplified supply chain and project management
    • Saved time
    • Achieved smooth, safe project delivery