Client: Nigeria Gas Company
Location: KP 127+900 IN –EKPERI EDO STATE
Project started: 25TH JULY , 2015
Project complited: 14TH AUGUST, 2015
Category: SECTIONAL REPLACEMENT
The repaired pipeline is a 24’’ diameter pipe line conveying gas from Warri to Oben-Ajaokuta. The leak point was located at Ekperi Community. The damaged section of the first point was cut out and a spool of 72.5m was welded, X-ray, wrapped, concrete doped and tied-in to the existing line. The 24” CWC Gas Pipeline at Ekperi Community repair maintenance was carried out around KP127+900, and total of 6 CWC pipes sectional replacement was carried out at 36meters to and from leak spot.
NGC monitoring team should be highly commended for their time, effort and sacrifices to monitor all the stages of the job irrespective of weather conditions and made meaningful contributions at each stage. NGC team also must be emulated for their friendly disposition all through the period. Client should properly flush line as many times as possible before engaging contractor for repairs to avoid incidences and emergencies. Client should ensure that the right drawings for a facility is available to the contractor before moving to site in other not to temper with other ground facilities. There should be provision for timber mat for personnel’s and equipments to gain access to site in the event of high or low tide.