PIPELINE WELDING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATION

VETERAN OILFIELD SERVICES LTO
5208 - ss" Street
Whitecourt, Alberta
T7S 1X7
WPS No:
Rev.2:

VOSL-PL-1 (Rev.2)
Address change. WPS No. formerly VOSL-PL-1 (Rev. 1).

Scope:

This welding procedure specification details the procedure to be followed for production
field butt welding of pipe and/or components required by CSA Standard Z662, Oil and Gas
Pipeline Systems.

Date:

September 23,2013

Normative References: This welding procedure specification was prepared in accordance
to CSA Z662-11 and incorporates by undated references, provisions from other
publications. Revision to this specification is not required unless subsequent referenced
code and or specification additions include changes to essential welding variables.
Service Restrictions: Sweet or Sour
Temperature Restrictions:

Temperatures not requiring notch toughness properties.

1.

WELDING PROCESS & METHOD
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) - manual method.

2.

BASE MATERIAL
a)
Composition:
This specification applies to pipe and/or component material
manufactured in accordance with, or listed as "Acceptable Alternative Materials" in
any of the following standards:
CSA Z662, 011 and Gas Pipeline Systems
CAN/CSA-Z245.1, Steel Line Pipe
CAN/CSA-Z245.11, Steel Fittings
CAN/CSA-Z245.12, Steel Flanges
CAN/CSA-Z245.15, Steel Valves
Pipe Grades: 359 MPa (SMYS) or less
c)
Wall Thickness Qualified: 1.5 to 12.9 mm inclusive
d)
Pipe Diameters Qualified: 60.3 to 323.9 mm 0.0. inclusive
e)
Carbon Equivalent: For sour service applications, CE to be determined by the
engineer in charge

3.

FILLER METAL CLASSIFICATION & SIZE
a)
Root Pass:
E60i0; 2.4, 2.5, 3.2 or 4.0 mm
b)
Hot Pass:
E70i O-Pi; 3.2 or 4.0 mm
c)
Fill Pass(es): E70i O-Pi; 3.2,4.0, or 4.8,5.0 mm
d)
Cap Pass(es): E701 O-P1; 3.2,4.0 or 4.8,5.0 mm

Prepared by SGS LUDWIG ASSOCIATES

LTD.

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POSTWELD HEAT TREATMENT Welds prepared in accordance with this specification shall not be subjected to postweld heat treatment. +120 .8 mm ] . scale. Preheating may be applied by oxy-fuel torch. 7.Single Vee Butt Bevel Angle: 30 +6/ M1. Where applicable. INTERPASS TEMPERATURE & CONTROLLED COOLING a) Butt Welds: A minimum preheat temperature of 1DoC shall be applied to an area at least 50 mm on each side of the weld joint for its entire circumference prior to welding.8 mm 0 .0. which may adversely affect the welding. uniform.8 mm Root Gap: 1.WPS No: VOSL-PL-1 (Rev. rolled or fixed position b) Direction of Welding: Vertical down 6. Temperature of the joint shall be verified using temperature indicating crayons. +/.5° Root Face: 1. The surfaces to be welded shall be smooth.. PREHEATING.2) 4. the entire weld joint shall be heated to the minimum preheat temperature prior to starting the next weld pass.+/-O. +/M 0. electrical induction coils or any other method approved by the owner. a) b) c) d) ~1. 5. +/M 0. propane torch. tears.8mm Joint Type: Groove . laminations. pyrometers or other suitable method. POSITION & DIRECTION OF WELDING a) Position: Pipe horizontal.6 mrn. precautions shall be taken through the use of insulating covers or other means to control the cooling rate of the weld after any pass. paint or other foreign matter..6mm.6 mm. If the interpass temperature falls below the minimum preheat temperature. slag. b) Repair Welds: A minimum preheat temperature of 120°C shall be applied to an area at least 150 mm from any point to the area to be repaired. thermocouples. grease. JOINT GEOMETRY 0 60".30 / \ r=--~. Page 2 of 4 . Prepared by SGS LUDWIG ASSOCIATES LTO. The maximum interpass temperature shall not exceed 200°C. free of fins.6 mm.

Welding shall be performed following the details outlined in this specification. 3.8.0. Prepared by SGS LUDWIG ASSOCIATES LTD. 10. The minimum length of any repair shall be 50 mm. REMOVAL AND REPAIR OF DEFECTS Repairable defects shall be removed by grinding.0 E7010-P1 3.277 -187 Heat Input kJ/mm 0. reverse polarity Voltage. 4.65 1.WPS No: VOSL-PL-1 (Rev. 18 18 21 21 - 31 30 32 32 188 203 150 112 .0 Note #1 CURRENT Type & Amps Polarity DCRP 71-118 DCRP 73 .3 c) Radiographic Examination Report No. amperage & travel speed: See Table #1 Heat Input: See Table #1 Minimum number of root & second pass welders: One String or Weave Bead: Root & Hot Pass: String.0.0 E7010-P1 3.122 DCRP 77 . ATTACHMENTS a) Procedure Qualification Test Record: VOSL-PL-1-1 b) Laboratory Test Report No. 4. 4. Each pass shall be thoroughly cleaned and free of slag and scale prior to depositing the next weld layer. TECHNIQUE a) b) c) d) e) f) CHARACTERISTICS Current Type: Direct current. When external line-up clamps are used. Cleaning methods: Hand or power tools may be used.5.39 0.33 1. 5. The completed weld shall have a substantially uniform cross-section for its entire circumference.2.54 .: K6062 d) Material Test Report Heat No.0 E7010-P1 3. the root bead shall be uniformly spaced around the circumference of the joint and.The use of a stripper pass is optional.2. shall have a cumulative length of at least 50% of the circumference prior to removal.: 723882 TABLE #1 WELDING PARAMETERS Pass Root Hot Fill Cap ELECTRODE Size Class mm E6010 2. Page 3 of 4 .65 0.339 .4.92 - 0. ELECTRICAL a) b) c) 9. where practicable.43 0.4.158 DCRP 79 . Filler and Finish Beads and Finish to be achieved: The hot pass shall be started as soon as possible after the completion of the first pass.132 Volts Arc Speed mm/min.8.2.71 0. The crown of the weld shall not be below the surface of the adjacent base metal. 5. The completed weld shall be brushed and free of spatter. 4.2) 8.2. 11. 2.314 . 4. Fill & Cap: String or Weave Number of Weld Layers: Three layers minimum Type of line-up clamp & removal: Internal line-up clamps shall be used wherever practicable and shall not be removed until the root bead has been completed.: E11-621.

string.:Ac_ _ WELDING PARAMETERS Pass 1 2 3 4 5 6 ELECTRODE Class Size E6010 E7010-P1 E7010-P1 E7010-Pi E7010-P1 E7010-P1 1/8 1/8 5/32 5/32 5/32 5/32 CURRENT Type & Amperage Polarity DCRP 95 DCRP 98 OCRP 103 DCRP 127 127 DCRP DCRP 106 Voltage 25 24 28 29 30 29 Arc Speed mm/min.3~7:. Wall Thickness 8"".... Preheat & Min.. .....weave Welder Trevor Weiss Date ---=.3 mm 0.fixed (5G) Welding Direction ::V_.:0:<.23 Note: E60i0: Lincoln Electric Co.o-=C~ _ Welding Position Horizontal .:::0_. Fill & Cap ....~'-7~._N.0.!.PROCEDURE QUALIFICATION TEST REPORT PQR No..-:..e..57 0...w.:.-nI Certificate No.:...6 mm j .6mm 3 8.:..04.::a._1 Grade 35 9 --------~ = -----------Carbon Equivalent ....52 0. 251 273 201 222 215 150 Heat Input kJ/mm 0.::._ Welding Process SMAW Technique Root & hot passes . VOSL-PL-1-1 Base Material CSA Z245..=. _ .._ . Interpass _--=2..L-v....:°C:::....Lincoln Fleetweld 5P+ E70i O-Pi: Lincoln Electric Co.1=3.~6.99 1.::.:.:1..:..:.o:r:t:=.=.J=ulc......::ec:d.Lincoln Shield-Arc Hyp+ ~.:m~m!.-_ Max.86 0..'.....:....06 1.1_..!.ic..=2_=0.-----r----------~~- ~-----------+-~~~\ \ 1...:.. ..... Interpass _.1 Heat Number 743882 Size 114..

50 In.4 (1. S.E.337 in.) 115637 (26. x 8.24 209 111 228 (1.6 mm (0.i.IIONTON.00 ln.3(a) Face Bend SAMPLE NUMBER(S) F1 RESULTS Pass SAMPLE THICI(NESS: YOI(E SIZE: Face Bend Root Bend F2 1~1 Pass Pass 8.1I'it's Roul. .50 in. ~ Snmplos nssoc/ntoc/ 1'1111t1ills report I~ tne IJe dtsconlea in 30 cloys.IR\'.) Root Bend R2 Pass NICI( BREAI( TeST SAMPLE NUMBER(S) REMARI(S N1 Pass N2 Pass We cottity Ille lesl rosults in thts ropon find IIwl Ille specimen(s) were prepared ond lesled in accordance Ivllll Ille roqulrement« of I\SME Section IX.T.) 0. 359 114.49 (0. in.: CSA Z245. 201'1 VOSL-PL-1-1 Heat No.324) (0.334) AREA sq.1 Gr.9 mm (3.) THICI(NESS mil) (in. Malerial information lIas been provided Cusiomer wnose neme flppears 011 Illis ropott.4 8. As Welded 743882 TENSILE rEST T1 SAMPLE NUMBER 25.6 mill (0.00) (0.337 in.3 mill (4.)r.: Materjnl: Size: Thermal condtuon: Laboratory Test No.) 8.) QW-462.000) ULTIMATE LOAD N (Ibs) 536 (77. mm (sq. 1\8 T7S 1P3 Atteutlon: Cody Young PQR No.00) WIDTH mm (in.) PLUNGER SIZE: 88. Box 149 Wl1itecollrt.) W./ Srreel.100) FRACTURE TYPE Partial Cup & Cone Cup & Cone FRACTURE LOCATION Parent Metal Parent Metal T2 25.334) 216 (0. ED.0. MOCRIA uc JI\6 PHONe: (·IOJ) 262·1012 FAX: (·/IJ I) 2(O('·J/G') 7?2 s L).324) 53'1 Partial GUIDED·BEND TEST SAMPLE WIDTH: 25.000) UTS MPa (psi) (77. I Natashua Collier.L.4 mm (1. C. +r_~L Laboratory Test Conducted By: /)y '_ _ Feng Cao ' T.t. ·1017· /. 2010 edition and latest addenda.800) (25.T.72 in.: E11-621.3 Date: July 21.) 120 mm (4. 0IH.:ltil) 0 Materials ane! \t\lele!ing Consulting LABORATORY TEST REPORT Customer: Veteran Oilfield Services Ltd.

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