Postponed – SUT Middle East – Emergency Pipeline Repair Systems (EPRS)

Hosted by ADNOC Offshore & Dolphin Energy

02 February, 2022


This event has been postponed.

An overview of the tools and methods available for the on-bottom repair of rigid pipelines

09:00 – 15:30 at ADNOC Business Center, 308 Zayed The First St., Abu Dhabi
Entrance to Car Parking is via Gate 2

This event is FREE but booking is essential.

SUT Introduction: To subsea pipeline failure modes, types of damages, criteria of selecting repair solutions, water depth consideration, criticality of EPRS, safety, the environmental and economic impact of a pipeline failure, etc. – John Charalambides, Connector Subsea Solutions & ME SUT Committee

ADNOC Offshore – Operator Perspective: ADNOC will introduce the event and discuss the company’s perspective, vision and future strategy towards the repair of subsea pipelines.

Dolphin Energy – EPRS Club – Operator Perspective: Giving a broad operators perspective on pipeline repair that considers all aspects in EPRS including the necessity for an operator to be prepared for the unexpected and the complexity of it. From decommissioning the damaged section to restarting the line as well as ways to manage such system sustainably and effectively in the long term.

Welded Solution: Subsea pipeline repair using hyperbaric welding techniques; the equipment, the methodology and case studies – DCN

Mechanical Solutions: On-bottom shallow water permanent subsea pipeline repairs for minor or major damages; the equipment, the procedures, and case studies – Oceaneering

Mechanical Solutions: The Qatar perspective to extreme sour gas service subsea pipeline repair systems, the systems, equipment, and case studies – Subsea Innovation

Hot Tapping/By-Pass Operations: Underwater hot tapping, isolation, by-pass and repair solutions of pipelines with uninterrupted production; the systems, equipment, methodology, and case studies – STATS

After the presentations at ADNOC’s Business Center, there will be a chance to visit the Dolphin Energy’s Facility & EPRS Warehouse in KIZAD, to view the EPRS equipment they have in storage.



COVID requirements from ADNOC –

  •  All ADNOC Employees, Vaccinated to provide a valid PCR test of 7 days.
  • All ADNOC Employees Un-vaccinated to provide a valid PCR test of 4 days.
  • All external guests, Vaccinated/Un-vaccinated needs to provide a valid PCR test of 48 hours.

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