The certification was conducted by TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH (Munich, Germany); the procedure consisted of three stages.
Transneft Diascan, the major Russian provider of services for technical inspection of oil pipelines, oil product pipelines, and tanks, has inspected almost one million kilometres of pipelines for a quarter of a century.
Certification took place from February through April 2016 under the supervision of an inspector of the Russian Maritime Registry of Shipping.
The event will be conducted from April 18 to April 21 in Moscow Expocentre as part of the 3rd National Oil and Gas Forum.
As part of the display the enterprise will show combined in-line examination devices: a combined magnetic defectoscope with axial and circumferential magnetization (MFL + TFI) and a combined magnetic ultrasonic defectoscope (MFL+WM+CD); they will be presented as models at the exhibition.
The products of Transneft Diascan are applied in explosive environments, and therefore are subject to the ATEX Directive (EU) that governs the issues related to СЕ marking.
Transneft Diascan, JSC has obtained a patent for a proprietary ultrasonic in-line defectoscope. The equipment is used for detecting randomly oriented defects.
Yury Lisin, Director General of Transneft R&D, LLC, Sergey Ermish, Director General of Transneft Diascan, JSC, Dmitry Glinkin, Chief Designer of the enterprise, as well as representatives of PJSC “SIBUR Holding” participated in the event, conducted on February 17, 2016.
On February 15, 2016, Transneft Diascan, JSC celebrated the 15th anniversary of the Chief Designer Department (earlier, the In-Line Device Designing Department) of the joint stock company, the company’s key business unit.
Specialists of Ufa branch of Transneft Diascan, JSC will conduct oil trunk pipelines diagnostics in Mexico and Kuwait in February 2016.