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SAUDI ARAMCO ID/PID FORM REV 1 - 010109

Rev 7

COS 03/31/2013
SATIP No.

SAUDI ARAMCO TYPICAL INSPECTION PLAN
Pneumatic Pressure Testing

SATIP-A-004-01

PROJECT TITLE:

ITEM
NO.

1.0

PROJECT PHASE &
Activity Code

DOCUMENT REVIEW

APPROVED DATE

WBS/BI/JO/NO.

TASK / ACTIVITY

QUALITY
PROCEDURE

QUALITY
RECORD

DISCIPLINE:

MECHANICAL

30-Apr-13
CONTRACTOR/SUBCONTRACTOR

INSPECTION RESPONSIBILITY
ASSIGNMENTS
CNTRCTR

REMARKS

SAUDI
ARAMCO

SPECIAL PROCESS (PRESSURE TESTING) REQUIRES BEST QUALITY PRACTICE, CPI & EFFICIENT METHODS IN PROCEDURES. PROPOSE BEST METHODS.

1.1

Pressure Testing Procedure

SAIC-A-2001

SAIC-A-2001

RH

RH

For all Pressure Testing (Pneumatic Test, Hydrotest)

1.2

Pressure Test Package Preparation

SAIC-A-2003

SAIC-A-2003

RH

R

Submit Sample Test Package & Proposed Pressure
Testing Procedure, *See also Notes 1 & 6
In Conjunction with SATIP-A-004-05 (Leak Testing)
Note: A Leak Test at 5-10 psig is mandatory
after all pneumatic strength tests & in systems where service tests
are performed in lieu of pneumatic strength tests (Utility air and
inert gases)

1.3

Leak Testing Procedure

SAIC-A-2005

SAIC-A-2005

RH

RH

1.4

Post-Test Re-Instatement Procedure

SAIC-A-2006

SAIC-A-2006

RH

RH

Required Per SAEP-1160, Section 8

1.5

Line Flushing or Internal Cleanliness
Procedure

SAIC-L-2001

SAIC-L-2001

RH

RH

In conjunction with SATIP-L-350-01 or the applicable
Pipeline or Equipment SATIP.

Verify Pneumatic Test Medium & Bubble
Test Solution (Snoop, etc)

SAIC-A-2004

SAIC-A-2004

RH

R

In Conjunction with SATIP-A-004-05 for Leak Testing
Data Sheet req'd for solution. Soap Prohibited.

3.1

Internal Cleanliness or Flushing

SAIC-L-2017

SAIC-L-2017

H

H

Use SATR-A-2008 In conjunction with SATIP-L-350-01 or
the applicable Pipeline or Equipment SATIP.

3.2

Verification Inspection of Testing
Equipment

SAIC-A-2009

SAIC-A-2009

H

W

Use SATR-A-2001 Safety Assessment on Equipment

3.3

Pre-Test Punch Listing

SAIC-A-2010

SAIC-A-2010

H

H

Use SATR-A-2007 In conjunction with SATIP-L-350-01 or
the applicable Pipeline or Equipment SATIP.

3.4

Verification of Test Preparation Including
safeguards & safety reqmts

SAIC-A-2011

SAIC-A-2011

H

W

3.5

Filling & Pressurization
a) Strength test
b) Service test

SAIC-A-2020

3.6

Inspection of Pneumatic Pressure Test

SAIC-A-2021

3.7

Safe De-Pressurization

SAIC-A-2022

2.0

MATERIAL RECEIVING

2.1
3.0

APPLICATION

Include applicable Quality Records referenced
SATR-A-2001, SATR-A-2002, SATR-A-2003
SATR-A-2006
In Conjunction with SATIP-A-004-05 (Leak Testing)

SAIC-A-2020

SAIC-A-2021
SAIC-A-2022

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Note: A Leak Test at 5-10 psig is mandatory
after all pneumatic strength tests & in systems where service tests
are performed in lieu of pneumatic strength tests (Utility air and
inert gases)

W

S

H

H

Use SATR-A-2001 In Conjunction with SATIP-A-004-05
(Leak Testing)

W

S

Use SATR-A-2001

SAUDI ARAMCO ID/PID FORM REV 1 - 010109

Rev 7

COS 03/31/2013
SATIP No.

SAUDI ARAMCO TYPICAL INSPECTION PLAN
Pneumatic Pressure Testing

SATIP-A-004-01

PROJECT TITLE:

ITEM
NO.

PROJECT PHASE &
Activity Code

3.8
4.0

APPROVED DATE

WBS/BI/JO/NO.

QUALITY
PROCEDURE

QUALITY
RECORD

Bubble Leak Test @ 5-10 psig

SAIC-A-2023

Post-Test Re-Instatement Inspection

SAIC-A-2006

TASK / ACTIVITY

DISCIPLINE:

MECHANICAL

30-Apr-13
CONTRACTOR/SUBCONTRACTOR

INSPECTION RESPONSIBILITY
ASSIGNMENTS

REMARKS

CNTRCTR

SAUDI
ARAMCO

SAIC-A-2023

H

H

Use SATR-A-2010 In Conjunction with SATIP-A-004-05
(Leak Testing)

SAIC-A-2006

H

H

Use SATR-A-2007, SATR-A-2011 Verify completion of
Reinstatement & Certify Test Pkg. Incomplete items go to
FEIL for MCC

POST- TEST

4.2

GENERAL NOTES
1

The first three incidents of each Inspection or testing activity listed require 100 % participation by Saudi Aramco Site Inspection Personnel. After this period, Saudi Aramco Inspection may adjust the levels of
Saudi Aramco participation based upon the Contractor’s performance.

2

Surveillance: QA/QC organization to monitor work in progress without notice from Construction Organization.

3

Witness: QA/QC organization shall be notified of the timing of Inspection or test in advance. However, the inspection or test shall be performed as scheduled if the QA/QC organization representative is not
present.

4
5

Hold: QA/QC organization shall be notified of the timing of inspection or test in advance. Inspection or test shall not be carried out without the QA/QC organization representative in attendance.

6

For Test Package Preparation & review on large projects, each new system designed for testing is thoroughly reviewed & approved. All subsequent packages within a given system shall be built following the
"Copy & Paste" theme for Test Package efficiency and R2 (Sample Review of documents) may be performed.

H

100% Hold Point for QC Inspection or Test.

W

Witness Inspection/Test

S

Surveillance

If the Main Contractor delegates the assigned responsibility to the Subcontractor, then the Main Contractor will have the same degree of responsibility as assigned to Saudi Aramco.

LEGEND
R

Review of Documents

RH
I

Review and Approval of Documents
100% Contractor Inspection

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