Gas Pipelines Operation and Maintenance

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Gas Pipelines Operation and Maintenance

  • Format: Classroom
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Language: English
  • Accredited: CPE, KHDA Certified training courses
Gas Pipelines Operation and Maintenance


Date Venue Fee CPE Credit
Date: 14-18 Jul 2024
Venue: Manama
Fee: US $5,950
CPE Credit: 30
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Date: 26-30 Aug 2024
Venue: Dubai
Fee: US $5,950
CPE Credit: 30
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Date: 04-08 Nov 2024
Venue: Manama
Fee: US $5,950
CPE Credit: 30
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Date: 09-13 Dec 2024
Venue: London
Fee: US $5,950
CPE Credit: 30
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Gas pipeline systems plays an important role in modern industrial operations. The purpose of this Pipeline Operations & Maintenance training course is to enhance participants` awareness related to; effective and sage operation of gas pipelines. In this regard it will cover the gas pipeline system structure features and components including; the equipment for gas flow (pumps and compressors) and control devices (valves, control system). In addition; this Pipeline Operations & Maintenance training course will enable delegates to inspect and test the pipe line accordingly as per the relevant standards. Delegates will also be able to enhance their familiarity with gas pipelines cleaning and other maintenance. This EuroMaTech training course will include; case studies with real problems from industrial practice which encourage discussions and exchange of experiences.

Participants attending the Gas Pipelines Operation and maintenance EuroMaTech training course will develop the following competencies:

  • Projecting confidence by understanding the basics and technical concepts
  • Effective communication to carry a persuasive message across to others
  • Help their teams find creative solutions to workplace challenges

This EuroMaTech Gas Pipelines Operation and maintenance training course aims to enable participants to achieve the following objectives:

  • Understand the gas flow basics
  • Explain the hazards associated with operation and maintenance of gas pipeline
  • Identify the basic components of a gas pipeline
  • Explain how to safely operate and monitor a gas pipeline
  • Conduct efficiently the maintenance of gas pipelines
  • Inspect and test gas pipeline
  • Outline the practical aspects related to operation and maintenance activities of gas pipelines
  • Use & follow the guidelines & best industrial practices related to operation, control, inspection & testing of pipelines

  • Engineers and technicians working in petrochemical and process industry
  • Engineers and technicians working in oil refineries and gas production companies
  • Professionals for operation, technical service and maintenance from involved in operation, monitoring, control, inspection, testing  and maintenance of gas pipelines
  • Engineers and consultants responsible for planning of new production lines
Training methodology

The Gas Pipelines Operation and maintenance training course will combine presentations with interactive practical exercises, supported by video materials, activities and case studies. Delegates will be encouraged to participate actively in relating the principles of gas pipelines management to the particular needs of their workplace.


This EuroMaTech training course covers essential skills and with impact, confidence to handle challenging situations and flexibility to find its solutions. This allows developing deeper relationships with teams working in same field. This is crucial towards inspiring team members to achieve organizational goals and influencing individuals to support the team direction.

Day 1 - Gas Pipelines Basics
  • Natural gas properties
  • Types of gas pipelines (Transmission, distribution, gathering, production).
  • Gas pipeline diagram
  • Main components of gas pipeline system
  • Gas pipeline; sizing, flow rate, MAWP and required pumping power.
  • Gas pipeline material and associated working fluid
  • Gas quantity measurements: custody transfer
  • Related standards; ISO, ASME, API
  • Exercise
Day 2 - Gas pipelines construction, operation, monitoring and control
  • Construction of gas pipelines
  • How natural gas pipeline work?
  • Odorization
  • Transient operation and effects.
  • Monitoring (leakage surveys and patrolling & surveillance: SCADA).
  • Safety Instrumentation, control valves and other Safety devices.
  • Pipeline failure prevention & root cause analysis.
  • Case study
Day 3 - Gas pipes material degradation
  • Types of gas pipelines materials (metallic, non-metallic)
  • Material ageing: erosion, corrosion & stress corrosion cracking
  • Corrosion Direct Assessment: External (ECDA) and internal (ICDA) Methods
  • Cathodic protection, coating and other technologies: outer & inner surface
  • Metal loss inline inspection (ILI) and smart pigging (NDT) monitoring
  • Pipeline fatigue, cracks, seam defects and ruptures
  • Workshop: Examples and solutions
Day 4 - Gas pipelines common problems and maintenance Technologies
  • Pipeline maintenance (cleaning technologies, reconditioning).
  • Pipeline vibrations and support integrity.
  • Gas piping problems (leaks, improper connection, rusting, hissing sound an egg smell, issues with gas power appliances).
  • Repair technologies: welding of composite sleeves and segment replacements.
  • Maintenance of valves, fittings and accessories.
  • Hot tapping, temporary plugging (stopple).
  • Case study
Day 5 - Gas pipelines risk based inspection and pipes testing
  • Reliability and availability of gas pipelines.
  • Pipe line integrity management.
  • Risk based inspection (RBI).
  • Fitness for Service (FFS)
  • Estimate of remaining life of equipment
  • Hydrostatic testing (allowable operating pressure and hydrostatic test pressure).
  • Exercise

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    Euromatech is a Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) approved training institute in Dubai, licensed and approved to deliver training courses in the UAE.

    The KHDA is the regulatory authority in the UAE, that oversees administering, approving, supervising, and controlling the activities of various education providers in the UAE.  We are proud of our commitment to ensuring quality training courses and status as a KHDA-approved training provider.

    Taught by our team of highly qualified trainers, our KHDA approved training courses will provide you with an enriching learning experience and practical knowledge that will help you future-proof your career and support professional development within your organisation.

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