SMI Clean Out
December , 2010
Global Diving & Salvage, Inc is providing saturation diving from the DSV Ocean Carrier to assist with the location of and removal of a paraffin blockage in an oil flow line. The location of the blockage will be identified by use of a strain gauge which will very accurately measure the expansion of the existing pipeline when it is put under pressure. Measurements will be taken along the pipeline alignment (20,000 feet). Once the plug is located the pipe will be hot tapped and the blockage flushed out. Depth of the work will range from 320 to 400 feet.