Pipeline Integrity Management Systems (PIMS)

at the end of this course participants will be able to

• Provide a definition of what a Pipeline Integrity Management Systems is.
• Introduce a framework for Pipeline Integrity Management.
• Introduce the concept of safety management and identify the relationship between corporate safety management and technical Integrity management.
• Provide guidance on the applicability of content contained with pipeline integrity management codes, standards and regulations.
• Cover the process that governs technical risk assessment and repair strategies.


    Introduction to PIMS 
    • Drivers for PIMS
    • Definition and scope
    • Industry codes and standards
    • Elements of PIMS

    Management Control Framework
    • Introduction to management frameworks
    • EN 16348
    • Leadership, organization and administration
    • Legal and code compliance
    • Management of change
    • Quality assurance
    • Performance management

    Threats to Pipeline Integrity
    • Introduction to threats
    • Incident data
    • Threat categories
    • Examples of defects
    • Failure modes


    Risk Assessment
    • Introduction to risk principles
    • Risk management frameworks
    • Pipeline risk

    Integrity Management Planning
    • Introduction and requirements
    • Prescriptive vs. risk based
    • Examples
    • Post-ILI assessment

    Inspection Monitoring and Maintenance
    • Introduction and requirements
    • Options for assessing integrity
    • Inline inspection
    • Pressure testing
    • Direct assessment
    • Maintenance
    • DNT

    Introduction to Inline Inspection
    • Introduction
    • Metal loss detection and sizing
    • Geometric anomaly detection and sizing
    • Crack detection and sizing
    • XYZ mapping
    • Speed control
    • Bi-directional tools
    • POF requirements
    • Summary of technologies 


    Anomaly Management
    • Introduction and requirements
    • Discovery of anomalies
    • Response to discovery

    • Defect assessment

    Preventative and Mitigative Measures

    • Introduction and requirements
    • Operations
    • Corrosion control and monitoring
    • Mechanical damage
    • Other measures

    Incident Investigation
    • Introduction and requirements
    • Learning from incidents
    • Best practice

    Emergency Preparedness
    • Introduction and requirements
    • Emergency planning
    • Key elements of emergency pipeline repair system
    • Checklist

    Documents and Records
    • Introduction and requirements
    • Document development and management
    • Typical operator systems
    • Gathering, reviewing and integrating data
    • ROAIMS
    • Checklist

This training course uses both conventional and non-traditional techniques. It utilises small group and facilitated plenary discussions as well as instruction to explore key concepts, models, tools and techniques. Hands-on exercises and case studies are used to practice the application of knowledge and use of skills. Structured reviews provide the opportunity to consider how the learning can be applied to the delegates’ own work.

  • D.McKINSEY AND ASSOCIATES Ltd Certificate of Completion for individuals who attend and completes’ Pipeline Integrity Management Systems (PIMS)  course.
  • Candidates who desire International Certifications shall be registered through our platform for such an examination.


D.Mckinsey is licensed to train and issue certificates by the following bodies;

–           Nigerian Council for Management Education, (CMD).

–           OGTAN (Oil and Gas Trainers Association of NIGERIA).

Kindly confirm space availability by calling +234 (0) 8023192104 or +234 (0) 9062386530 or send an email to info@dmckinseyandassociates.com, dmckinseytraining@gmail.com.   For In-House training programs / on request, please contact us using above contact details.

MAY 8-10

SEP 10-12

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