News | March 14, 2014

Greene's Energy Group Completes Pipeline Training And Test Loop Facility

GEG Pipeline Training Facility

Greene’s Energy Group has announced an open house event for the completion of its pipeline training and test loop operations at its Houston Pipeline Services facility on Thursday, February 13, 2014, immediately following the close of the Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Management Conference, said Tom Sawyer, GEG’s vice president.

The facility is located at 2705 Frick Road, Houston, TX 77038, and is available for third party operator training, equipment and procedure testing, industry research and development projects. Classroom facilities are also available for use in conjunction with the test loop.

The test loop includes 1,100’ (335 m) of 6” (152 mm) standard wall piping and 1345 psi (100 bar) working pressure with 2017 psi (138 bar) test pressure. Other highlights include 3D bend radius, 120’ (37 m) underground, two replaceable 10’ (3 m) spools for deflect detection, vertical/horizontal launch/receive capabilities and various features for equipment and instrumentation hookup.

"We are pleased to open a pipeline training and test loop operation and debut the facility to our customers at this open house event,” said Sawyer. "This new facility reinforces our commitment to proactively providing continual education and training to the energy industry as a whole.”

About Greene’s Energy Group
Greene’s Energy Group is a leading provider of integrated testing, rentals and specialty services for drilling, completion, production & pipeline operations. Greene’s employs more than 1,450 employees with its corporate headquarters in Houston and operations center in Lafayette, La.

Greene’s Energy Group’s Pipeline Training Facility at 2705 Frick Road in Houston opened on Feb. 13, 2014. The property includes a training room and a test loop with 1,100' (335 m) of 6" (152 mm) standard wall piping and 1345 psi (100 bar) working pressure with 2017 psi (138 bar) test pressure. Other highlights include 3D bend radius, 120' (37 m) underground, two replaceable 10' (3 m) spools for deflect detection and vertical/horizontal launch/receive capabilities.

SOURCE: Greene's Energy Group

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