Our dedicated service line approach for Pipeline Services ensures both high level customer care, and efficient management of resources and technology because we have specialized resources specifically allocated only to pipeline projects.
We are focused on efficiency and strategies to reduce the total cost for our customers.
Related experience – Acuren has been a major supplier of nondestructive testing services for the pipeline sectors for the past 40 years, having successfully inspected hundreds of thousands of kilometers of new and in-service pipelines. Acuren has significant experience working in all climates and terrain including mountainous conditions. We have programs to manage risk in all environments. In addition, Acuren has developed a Radiation Safety Management System that exceeds CNSC and OH&S requirements.
Subject matter experts – Acuren has a reputation for being the employer of choice for skilled, high quality inspectors and technicians ensuring pipeline projects are staffed by “best in class” workers. Our expertise in weld inspection, crack sizing, corrosion mechanisms, and deformation has made Acuren the first call for natural gas and liquid pipeline operators ranging in size from a few hundred kilometers to more than 135,000 kilometers in pipeline assets.
Robust programs – We have developed robust programs to manage resources, equipment, personnel, environmental practice, audit, reporting, safety and customer stewardship expectations.
Bandwidth and capacity – We have a network of 80 offices across North America to scale our workforce as required to deal with large personnel or equipment requests. It is not unusual for us to be mobilizing for several different projects across North America which may have individual manpower requirements of between 25 to 200 technicians each.
Training – Acuren provides in-house and external training on Pipeline Integrity methods to all new Pipeline Integrity NDE technicians and Pipeline Integrity Engineers.
Execution excellence – Acuren has been a major supplier of pipeline services for most North American pipeline companies for the past 40 years; affording us a level of execution excellence not available to our competitors in the areas of productivity strategy and cost control. For new pipeline construction, we offer traditional gamma radiography, X-ray crawlers along with Automated Ultransonic (AUT) weld inspections. Our industry leading pipeline integrity teams utilize advanced methods including Phased Array (PAUT) and laser scanning, with streamlined data reporting directly into client systems.
Our services in the pipeline segment include, but are not limited to, the following:
Richarson Oilseed is one of Canada’s oldest and largest fully-integrated crushing, refining, processing and packaging operations. In the absence of timely manufacturer support for a critical equipment issue, the full time onsite Acuren Condition Monitoring Specialist was able to diagnose and provide a detailed correction path on a defective trunion bearing.
We believe all incidents are preventable and that every employee has both a right and an obligation to support safe operations. Our commitment to safety is fundamental to our operations – with management oversight and ongoing training supported by unrelenting discipline.