Pigging Support Services

ABM has been involved in every Sable Offshore Energy Project pigging campaign conducted over the past 10 years. This support has varied based on the complexity of the project however, ABM has continuously provided engineering, project management and logistics support associated with the provision of temporary materials, equipment and labor required to execute the pigging campaign runs.

ABM has provided design and assessment of software based DCS monitoring and tracking tools to assist with determining pig passage speed, location within the pipeline and estimation of arrival time on the receiving platform.

ABM has designed and fabricated specialty tools such as:

  • Pig shipping tubes and heating blankets for use during winter conditions
  • Waste collection bins designed for close connection to the pig receiver vessels
  • Specialty designed scraper tools
  • Pulling and lifting equipment for safe handling of the cleaning, gauging and Intelligent pigs
  • Pig Launching cassettes for vessel interiors
  • Pig shipping containers for holding the received pig with associated waste for shipment from site to the cleaning facility. Some examples of the pigging projects completed are:

North Triumph – Natural Gas line, 12” x 35km (2008 & 2013)

  • Design, procurement, fabrication and installation of new pig launcher and receiver vessels and associated pressurization and waste piping spools
  • Engineering, project management and logistic services in advance of and during the pigging campaign

Venture – Natural Gas line, 18” x 56km (2010/2012)

  • Design, Procurement, Fabrication and Installation of new pig launcher and receiver vessels and associated pressurization and waste piping spools
  • Engineering, project management and logistic services in advance of and during the pigging campaign

Alma – Natural Gas line, 12” x 52km (2011)

  • Engineering, project management and logistic services in advance of and during the pigging campaign

Main Export Pipeline – Natural Gas and NGL line, 26” x 200km (2009)

  • Engineering, project management and logistic services in advance of and during the pigging campaign

Onshore – NGL Pipeline, 8” x 63km (2008 & 2013)

  • Engineering, project management and logistic services in advance of and during the pigging campaign
  • Decommissioning Studies

    ABM has been hired to provide planning, inspection, and engineering assessment for the early concept studies...

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  • Pigging Support Services

    ABM has been involved in every Sable Offshore Energy Project pigging campaign conducted over the past 10 years.

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  • EPC of Truck Loading Systems

    ABM was hired to provide design, fabrication, construction and commissioning support for a truck loading facility...

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  • Cohasset-Panuke Decommissioning

    ABM was contracted to remove piping, structural and electrical systems, and install minimum navigational aids to the Cohasset-Panuke

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  • Life Cycle Labour Support

    ABM was contracted throughout the life of the Cohasset-Panuke oil platform to supply onshore and offshore trades labour support.

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  • Piping Fabrication & Installation

    ABM was hired to complete a campaign to upgrade from FRP piping to Cunifer and Duplex piping on two existing offshore...

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  • Flare Boom Piping Modifications

    ABM was contracted to design, fabricate and install new piping and hose connections from the flare and diverter piping system connecting...

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  • Thebaud Compression Platform Modifications

    ABM was hired by SaiWoo Contracting to complete project management, production of fabrication drawings and onshore fabrication of two pipe racks ...

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  • HVAC Assessments & Modifications

    ABM performed HVAC and refrigeration system maintenance and repairs for the Transocean owned, Henry Goodrich...

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  • 10 Year Maintenance Turnaround

    ABM completed a scheduled 21 day turnaround and 4-month maintenance campaign involving multiple maintenance support activities on...

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  • Hook-up & Commissioning of Gas Platform

    ABM was hired by Single Buoy Mooring (SBM) to complete the Hook-up and commissioning on a new offshore jack-up sour gas production and...

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  • EPC of Additional Living Quarters

    The project included the provision for use of the existing facility crane. Key steps in this provision included limiting the module weight, brown-field installation on...

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