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Shaw Pipeline Services has the expertise, tools and experience to meet your needs for advanced inspection services. We know and are capable of meeting the unique inspection requirements of different governments and cover a range of specialty inspections.

Pipeline Integrity

Pipeline integrity inspections, which are regulated by government authorities, require unique inspection techniques. Shaw Pipeline Services provides a range of advanced NDT services for our clients' Pipeline Integrity Management (PIM) program. Leveraging our in-depth experience and knowledge-base, we can provide you with a high-level of assurance that your asset is regulatory compliant.

Direct assessment inspections available:

  • ERW and SAW long seam inspection utilizing phase array with FMC
  • Eddy current surface inspection (SCC location and sizing)
  • Ultrasonic corrosion mapping
  • Creaform-laser corrosion mapping for corrosion and dent analysis
  • NACE coating inspectors
  • API 1169 Inspectors, CWI and Utility Inspectors
  • ECDA, ICDA assessments
  • Chemical-bacteria microbiology test
  • Soil PH, pipe to soil potential survey and pipe to casing survey
  • Short range guided wave
  • Internal visual crawler inspection system for identifying internal corrosion
  • PMI (Positive Material Identification) – OES for ferritic PMI and hardness
  • De-mag unit for tie-ins
  • Welder qualification (60 ton tensile tester)

Advanced Inspections

Looking for a specialty inspection? With over 30 years’ experience and more than five million welds inspected, Shaw Pipeline Services delivers the industry’s best level of service when it comes to specialty inspections.

Type of Inspections Available:

  • Ultrasonic corrosion mapping
  • Creaform-laser corrosion mapping
  • Ultrasonic phased array and Time of Flight (TOFD) for longitudinal and circumferential welds
  • Short range guided wave
  • Verification of cathodic protection
  • NACE coating inspectors
  • API 510, 570 and 653 inspectors
  • PMI (Positive Material Identification) with carbon analysis
  • Remote powered video inspections tools
  • Maintenance inspections