Online Leak Sealing and its Importance
Online Leak Seal is a sought-after flow management integrity service as it helps companies proactively solve the issues of leakages in the transmission lines. The oil and gas industry runs heavily on pipelines spread across geographical locations and maintenance of these assets is a huge responsibility for the owners. Pipelines are prone to leaks and faults due to corrosion, external factors, old age of the asset, and many other reasons. It is a priority for customers to rectify these leaks as soon as possible with minimum interruption to the operation of the asset. In these scenarios, Wellube offers clients online leak sealing services which have been proven effective across the petrochemical, oil & gas, power generation, gas distribution, and nuclear industries. In this blog, we discuss about the service and the benefits of choosing it for your projects.
How is Online Leak Seal performed on the pipelines?The first step is to identify the point of the leak, following which our experienced technical team will visit the site to take the required field dimensions and leak assessment. Following this, our Engineering and Design team will design a clamp or enclosure based on the field dimensions and in accordance with ASME SEC VIII Div.1 to seal the defect area. Once completed, the clamp/enclosure is manufactured according to the industry standards and installed at the project site. The last step is to inject a suitable sealant into the clamp to stop the leak.
Online Leak Seal and Its BenefitsOnline leak seal offers numerous benefits to various industries as it is an effective repairing solution. Here are a few key ones:
- Repairs pipelines without downtime
- Reduces oil spills to prevent the environment
- Mitigates the risk of hazard
- Extend the service life of pipelines and components
- Maintains pipeline integrity