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SEAMLESS LINE PIPE
Revised in line with 43rd edition of API 5L Issued as Unified Linepipe Specification for ADCO/ZADCO/ADMA-OPCO
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INDEX TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION I.1 I.2 I.3 I.4 SCOPE EXCLUSIONS ABBREVIATIONS DEFINITIONS QUALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEM QUALITY PLAN PRE-PRODUCTION MEETING THIRD PARTY INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS MEASURING AND TEST EQUIPMENT SCOPE REFERENCES DEFINITIONS INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY PURCHASER PROCESS OF MANUFACTURE AND MATERIAL MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS DIMENSIONS, FINISHES MARKING COATING AND PROTECTION DOCUMENTS HANDLING AND STORAGE – NEW SECTION WEIGHTS, LENGTHS, DEFECTS AND
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QUALITY ASSURANCE II.1 II.2 II.3 II.4 II.5
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS (AMENDMENTS TO API 5L) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10. 11. 12. 14.
INSPECTION AND TESTING
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FIGURE 9.3.6 : APPENDIX F: ADDENDUM 1: ADDENDUM 2: ADDENDUM 3: ADDENDUM 4: ADDENDUM 5: ADDENDUM 6: ADDENDUM 7: ADDENDUM 8: ADDENDUM 9: ADDENDUM 10:
HARDNESS SURVEYS – LOCATION OF IMPRESSIONS SUPPLEMENTARY REQUIREMENTS
MANUFACTURING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATION (MPS) 31 MANUFACTURING PROCEDURE QUALIFICATION (MPQ) 32 FULL RING TEST FOR SULPHIDE STRESS CRACKING ( CAPCIS ). PIPE FOR BENDING OR HEAT TREATMENT LINE PIPE DATA SHEET – SEAMLESS PIPES REFERENCED CODES, STANDARDS & TECHNICAL DOCUMENTS. ABBREVIATIONS DEFINITIONS SUMMARY OF TESTING AND INSPECTION TPI REQUIREMENTS FOR 3.1.C CERTIFICATION 35 36 36 38 39 40 41 43
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INTRODUCTION I.1 Scope This Specification, together with its attachments, defines the minimum requirements for the materials, manufacture, testing and inspection of seamless line pipe for pipeline projects in sour service. This Specification must be read in conjunction with API SPEC 5L (Forty Third Edition) which forms an integral part of this Specification, throughout Part III (Technical Requirements) which consists of modifications and additions to API SPEC 5L. All clauses of API SPEC 5L not so modified are requirements of this Specification. I.2 Exclusions This Specification does not include SAW line pipe or electric resistance welded line pipes which are covered in other specifications. I.3 Abbreviations The abbreviations used in this Specification are listed in Addendum 7. I.4 Definitions I.4.1 General Definitions Throughout this Specification, the words ‘will’, ‘may’, ‘should’ and ‘shall’, when used in the context of actions by the Company or others, have specific meanings as follows: a. b. c. d. I.4.2 a. ‘Will’ is used normally in connection with an action by the Company and / or nominated representative rather than by a Contractor or Vendor. ‘May’ is used where alternatives are equally acceptable. ‘Should’ is used where provision is preferred. ‘Shall’ is used where a provision is mandatory. Specific definitions The Contractor is the party which carries out all or part of the design, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning of a project. The Company may undertake all or part of the duties of the contractor.
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: MASTER ADCO DOC. may be audited following an agreed period of notice. II. The Manufacturer/Supplier is the party which manufactures or supplies equipment and services to perform the duties specified by the contractor. independent of his production management.b. Other specific definitions are covered in addendum 8 of this specification. The manufacturer's quality manual shall provide details for the preparation of a quality plan. In this specification “Company” would mean ADCO. Where an approved Manufacturer revises their Quality Management system that effect any changes to Company approved Quality plan / Inspection & test plan. The manufacturer shall maintain sufficient Inspection and Quality Assurance staff. The Company will generally specify the technical requirements. The manufacturer's quality management system shall be based on the latest issue of ISO 9001 (or an equivalent) and accredited by a reputable certifying agency. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. then the revised Quality plan / Inspection & test plan shall be submitted for Company approval before initiating any manufacturing process. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.2 Quality Plan The successful bidder shall submit project specific Quality Plan as well as Inspection and Test Plan (ITP) to the Company within one week after the award of Purchase Order. QUALITY ASSURANCE II. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 5 OF 44 . II. to ensure that the Quality plan is correctly implemented and that all related documentation is available. pipe manufacture. NO.Company is the party which initiates the project and ultimately pays for its design and construction. Evidence shall be included in the plan to prove that the quality section is independent of production management. The effectiveness of this quality system may be subject to monitoring by the Company or its representative and. which shall include provisions for the QA/QC of all raw materials.1 Quality Management System The manufacturer shall operate a Quality Management System (QMS) within his organisation. testing and final inspection. which ensures that the requirements of this Specification are fully achieved.
NDT. modifications. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. For the first order of each grade and / or size of seamless line pipe. the manufacturer shall submit a Manufacturing Procedure Specification (MPS) along with his offer for review / approval by the Company. The documents submitted shall be reviewed by the Company and any queries resolved during pre-production meetings. All provisions of API SPEC 5L that are not revised remain in force. II. II. NO.5 Measuring and Test Equipment The accuracy of all measuring and test equipment shall be periodically verified and recorded as per manufacturer's quality management system and demonstrated to the Company or its representative throughout manufacturing. reference shall be made to the previously approved MPS as an alternative to submitting the document with the offer. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 6 OF 44 .Line pipe manufacturer shall also submit the mills operating procedures such as the Manufacturing Procedure Specification (MPS). DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. Hydrostatic testing.4 Third Party Inspection Requirements The third party inspection requirements shall be as stated in the attached Addendum 10. Storage etc for review by the Company. TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS (AMENDMENTS TO API 5L) The technical requirements stipulated in this Specification for Line Pipe Materials are based on API SPEC 5L (Forty Third Edition). III. Handling.3 Pre-Production Meeting Pre-production meetings shall be held between the Company and/or its representatives and the manufacturer. Inspection. This MPS shall be in accordance with Addendum 1. to clarify and resolve any technical issues. II.: MASTER ADCO DOC. For subsequent order / supply of the same line pipe as indicated above. The numbering of the following items corresponds to the paragraph numbering in API SPEC 5L and reflects additions. and decisions by the Company indicated in the heading. The first pre-production meeting shall be conducted within 14 days after the award of Purchase Order.
5 Units 1. Replace the last paragraph by: Higher grade pipe shall not be substituted for pipe ordered to a lower grade without the Company approval. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 7 OF 44 .2 Product Specification Level (PSL) 1. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.6 COMPLIANCE This specification adopts sampling as a method to determine batch compliance.3 Modification: Replace the first paragraph by: This Specification covers grades up to and including grade X65. SCOPE 1. (SMYS = 65.3 Grades 1. irrespective of strength level. 1.1 Modification: The scope of this Specification covers only seamless line pipe for sour service conditions.1.2 Modification: Where not otherwise modified by this Specification.1 Purpose and Coverage 1. Add new section: 1. PSL2 requirements shall apply. 1. 1. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.5 Decision: Metric units shall apply.000 psi. 448 MPa).: MASTER ADCO DOC. NO. Nevertheless the manufacturer is responsible to ensure and certify that all pipes meet the requirements of this specification.
the referenced Codes. REFERENCES 2.20 New Subsection: The term “Purchaser” shall refer to the Company (ADCO) or its nominated representative. in any way. The requirements of this Specification shall take precedence over the referenced Codes.21 New Subsection: The definitions applicable to this Specification are contained in Addendum 8. personnel involved in the work. Standards and Technical Documents shall apply in full.2. remove responsibility from the Supplier to meet the requirements of the Standard documents referred to and amended herein. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 8 OF 44 . DEFINITIONS 3.: MASTER ADCO DOC. or nominated representative. the Supplier shall work in accordance with the requirements specified herein and the applicable requirements of the latest editions of the referenced Codes. Standards and Technical Documents referred in Addendum 6 of this Specification and shall make them readily available to all the Company. Standards and Technical Documents. The Supplier shall equip himself with copies of all the referenced Codes. 3. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.1 Modification: Where referred in this Specification the codes. NO. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. Where this Specification states no overriding requirements. Approval of equivalent Standard documents will not. 2. standards and technical documents listed in Addendum 6 shall to the extent specified herein represent part of this Specification. Unless otherwise specifically indicated in writing by the Company. 3.3 Modification: Standard documents equivalent to those referred to herein shall not be substituted without written approval from the Company. Standards and Technical Documents. whenever indicated in this Specification. in the event of conflict.
Change of steel making sub-contractor shall necessitate repetition of first-day production testing. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. the steel making process.1 Process of Manufacture 5. Charpy impact tests and SSC tests along with a full list of past orders delivered to a similar specification shall be submitted to Company for disposition. castings. histograms of typical and maximum levels of nitrogen. Note: Alternative processes in lieu of vacuum degassing may be acceptable provided the mill had adequate proven track record of past orders of sour service pipes similar to this specification.1 Modification: The steel shall be fully killed and manufactured by the electric furnace or basic oxygen process.4. low hydrogen and clean steel practice with a grain size of ASTM 7 or finer as defined in ASTM E 112. this grain size requirement shall not apply. 5. The supplier's specification shall include as a minimum the information listed below concerning the steel making process:- DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. PROCESS OF MANUFACTURE AND MATERIAL 5. the pipe manufacturing process and the inspection procedures. The supplier shall provide the Company at the bid stage with a technical specification giving full details of all the characteristics of the proposed steel.2 Modification: Purchaser information is contained in the Line Pipe Data Sheet (Addendum 5) or stated in the Purchase Order. Seamless pipe shall be manufactured from continuously cast or ingot steel. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 9 OF 44 .: MASTER ADCO DOC. and made to fine grain. The steel shall be vacuum degassed while molten and calcium treated for inclusion shape control to increase resistance to hydrogen-induced (blistering and stepwise) cracking (HIC). In this case. NO. INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY THE PURCHASER 4. oxygen and hydrogen obtained in the past orders along with details of test results of HIC. For quenched and tempered pipe.
j. inclusion shape control. Steel Making process including description of desulphurization technique (s). 5. Previous test data on HIC and SSC from pipe body. Histograms of past performance showing chemical and mechanical properties shall also be supplied as proof of capability to produce pipes according to this specification.1 Modification: The total strain associated with cold sizing and straightening shall not exceed 3% (as qualified by the tests in Addendum 2).: MASTER ADCO DOC. c. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. NO. d.1. h. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 10 OF 44 . any other technical information related to the proposed pipe supply. Delivery condition of pipe base steel (heat treatment). minimum and maximum working limits (ladle and check) of chemical composition of base steel. f. Suitability of material for field welding and weldability tests specification. typical metallurgical microstructure. Aim chemical composition. At supplier's option. e. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.4 Modification: All grade X60 and X65 line pipes supplied conforming to this Specification shall be in quenched and tempered condition.4 Heat Treatment 5. g. Pipes of lower grades shall be supplied either normalised or normalizing formed or quench & tempered. 5. Pipe manufacturing procedure including details of temperature and reduction of rolling and inspection procedures.a. i. Name of billet/plate manufacturer and mill. methods of monitoring shape control and de-oxidation practice. b. Name of pipe manufacturing mill.
They shall not. Qualification of the manufacturing processes shall be determined from the results of the first-day production tests. 5.1 Chemical Composition 6.Note: Normalizing forming is a forming process in which the final deformation is carried out in a certain temperature range leading to a material condition equivalent to that obtained after normalizing. any change to the MPS shall require re-qualification.8 Internal Surface Condition . The Company may require that qualification be undertaken on a limited production quantity before allowing unrestricted production. When normalizing forming is chosen. The minimum required contents of the MPS are listed in Addendum 1. No change may be made to a successfully approved and qualified Manufacturing Procedure Specification without the approval of the Company. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 11 OF 44 .1 Modification: The contractual limits on heat and product analysis shall be those defined in the Manufacturing Procedure Specification and agreed by the Company following qualification. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.: MASTER ADCO DOC.1. The manufacturer shall submit the revised MPS and as part of the approval process. The Manufacturing Procedure Specification shall be qualified by the Manufacturing Procedure Qualification (MPQ) testing. however exceed the limits stated in Table 6.New Subsection: The Manufacturer shall submit a Manufacturing Procedure Specification (MPS) for each product and manufacturing route. as detailed in Addendum 2.. unless otherwise agreed by the Company. NO. Delete Table 2B and substitute the following: DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.1. Pipes finished at a lower temperature than 780 degrees C shall be subjected to a further normalizing heat treatment with a minimum holding time of thirty minutes.1. 5.New Subsection: The internal surfaces of the line pipe shall be made free from mill scale after quenching and tempering. 6. the finishing temperature shall be greater than 780 degrees C. MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS 6.7 Manufacturing Procedure Specification And Qualification .
10 0. 0.40.25 0. Carbon content shall be 0. Note 5: The total percentage of Cr+ Mo+ Ni+ Cu shall not exceed 0.0005 0.05 0.15% Note 4: Molybdenum may be increased to 0.3) 0.015.60%.40 0.08.02 0. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 12 OF 44 .05 0.12% maximum Note 2: Total Aluminium to Nitrogen ratio. 0.25% maximum for X65 grade only.2.03 2 Notes Carbon (C) Manganese (Mn) Silicon (Si) Aluminium (Al) – Total Phosphorus (P) Sulphur (S) Niobium (Nb) Vanadium (V) Nickel (Ni) Chromium (Cr) Copper (Cu) Molybdenum (Mo) Titanium (Ti) Nitrogen Boron (B) Calcium (Ca) Any other element 1 0.012 0.16 1. 0.30 0. Note 6: The Ca/S ratio shall be > 1. 0. 0.02 0. 0.1: Chemical Composition Element Maximum permitted alloy content.0 for Sulphur content above 0.04.0015% Note 7: Total oxygen analysis shall be required for checking the effectiveness of deoxidation process. wt % 0. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.30 0.10 0.006 By agreement with the Company 0.05 3 3 5 5 5 4 & 5 3 Maximum variation on agreed composition (see 9. 0.30 0. 2.10 0. NO. Al/N.008.1.0040%.Table 6. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.03 0.35.02 6 7 Note 1: For quenched & tempered pipes.06. shall be at least 2:1 Note 3: The total percentage of Nb + V +Ti shall be a maximum of 0. Oxygen content shall not exceed 0.: MASTER ADCO DOC.
full wall thickness test pieces.1.3. The Yield Strength to Ultimate Tensile Strength ratio of line pipe material shall not exceed 0. below.015 0.1. shall be determined for the first three heats (on product) and shall not exceed the limits indicated in this table.6. The intentional addition of elements not specified in Table 6.2: Other Elements Element Tin (Sn) Antimony (Sb) Bismuth (Bi) Lead (Pb) Arsenic (As) Product Analysis (Weight %) 0.2.1. the ratio may be increased to a maximum of 0. Si. the elements listed in Table 6.005 0. the maximum longitudinal and transverse yield strength shall not exceed the specified minimum yield strength by more than 120 MPa.2.1.1 above shall not be permitted without prior written approval from the Company. analysis for other elements in the table shall also be performed. S and P levels shall be determined.1 Modification: For steel grades X46 and higher. Mn. only C.2 Modification: Delete paragraph (a) and substitute: For Grade B pipe. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. For longitudinal tests using unflattened.020 Should the above analysis from the first three heats be below the maxima for all elements.010 0.1.2 Mechanical Properties 6.: MASTER ADCO DOC.90. For higher grades. 6.2 Modification: CE (Pcm) < 0.93.005 0. NO. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 13 OF 44 . Table 6.41 6. the frequency of analysis for these elements may be reduced to one in ten heats.22 CE (IIW) < 0. For pipe grades other than Grade B.
The impact testing temperature shall be as follows: Table 6. Charpy V-notch impact tests shall be performed on each test ring taken for tensile testing and tested in accordance with Appendix “F”.2. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. the minimum absorbed energy requirements for full size (10 x 10) specimens taken transverse to the pipe axis are given in the table 6.5. except where the wall thickness prevents extraction of a 10 x 5 mm specimen. section SR5. For pipes greater than DN 250 (NPS 10 inch).5A: Charpy V – notch test temperatures To °C as a function of Tmin °C (Minimum Design Temperature) Test temperature (degrees C) T0=Tmin-10 T0=Tmin-20 T0 = Tmin-30 Specified wall Thickness (mm) t ≤ 20 20 < t ≤ 30 t > 30 Impact Energy Requirements For pipe for use in liquid conveying pipelines.5 or 10 x 5 mm cross section specimens.The required minimum tensile elongation shall be determined according to the formula given in foot note (a) of Table 3B but shall be not less than 20%. Impact testing shall be carried out using 10 x 10. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 14 OF 44 . impact test specimens shall be taken parallel to the axis of the pipe (i. The largest possible specimen shall be used. longitudinal specimens shall be taken. In this case.B below. 10 x 7. impact test specimens shall be taken transverse to the axis of the pipe. 6. For pipes of DN 250 ( NPS 10 inch) or less.5 Fracture Toughness Tests – Modification: 6. longitudinal specimens shall be taken). Where the nominal pipe dimensions are insufficient to extract a 10 x 5 mm specimen.: MASTER ADCO DOC. NO.2 For all pipe grades.5. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.2.2. impact testing is not required.2.e.
5 10x5 10x5 Orientation Longitudinal Transverse Longitudinal Transverse Longitudinal Factor 1.B: Charpy V-notch energy requirements GRADE B X42 X46 X52 X56 X60 X65 MINIMUM AVERAGE VALUE (J) 27 30 32 36 39 42 45 MINIMUM INDIVIDUAL VALUE (J) 22 24 26 30 33 35 38 For other specimen sizes and orientations.75 The shear area at the fracture surface of the test specimens shall be recorded. For pipe for use in dry. the Charpy impact energy shall meet the requirements of Table 6. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.75 1.125 0. Each sample shall exhibit not less than 50% fibrous shear.2.5 0.5 A above.5. except that for pipe grades below X60. the Charpy impact energy required to arrest a running ductile fracture and the test temperature should be determined by the Principal and advised to the pipe manufacturer. NO. the values above shall be multiplied by the following factors: Size 10x10 10x7.: MASTER ADCO DOC. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 15 OF 44 .5 10x7. Pipelines conveying the following fluids may have a higher Charpy impact energy requirement than specified above: rich gas multiphase fluid lean natural gas at pressures greater than 80 bar.5B above. the minimum average and individual minimum values shall be 40 Joules and 30 Joules respectively.Table 6. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. The test temperature shall be determined from Table 6.2.5 0. lean natural gas pipelines with a maximum allowable operating pressure of 80 bar or less.2. In these cases.
New Clause: Three specimens from one pipe shall be extracted from locations 120 degrees apart from a position chosen by the Purchaser. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 16 OF 44 . section SR6. A minimum of twelve readings shall be taken at 5 mm intervals. DIMENSIONS. LENGTHS.3. DEFECTS AND END FINISHES 7.9 Hydrogen Induced Cracking Tests .7 Drop weight tear tests (DWTT) Drop weight tear tests (DWTT) are required for pipelines with a pipe diameter of DN 400 (16 inch) or greater designed for multi phase sour fluids and gas service.6.8 Hardness Survey . NO.6.2. The maximum hardness anywhere in the pipe body shall not exceed 230 HV10. polished and etched for examination and checked for microstructure..New Clause: Hydrogen Induced Cracking (HIC) tests shall be conducted as per NACE Standard TM0284 in solution “A”. The test temperature shall be 0°C. A Vickers hardness survey at 10 kg load (HV10) shall be made on one of the above specimens selected by the Purchaser. The acceptance levels for HIC tests performed shall be: CSR = 2 % max CLR = 15 % max CTR = 5 % max 7.75% of the specified outside diameter in metric Table E-6C of API 5L or 3 mm whichever is lower.2. 6.: MASTER ADCO DOC. WEIGHTS.2. or 10°C below the minimum design temperature (whichever is lower) and the required minimum individual shear area shall be 85%. Three traverses shall be made as shown in Figure 9.2 Diameter 7. Testing shall be in accordance with Appendix F. 6. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.2 Modification: Pipe body The outside diameter of the pipe body shall not vary by more than +/0.
2 metre in length. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.D.: MASTER ADCO DOC.7 Jointers .8 mm.5 metre in length. The internal diameter shall be measured by internal callipers or a measuring tape inside the pipe. – 2 x Nominal W. the internal diameter may be calculated by measuring the outside diameter with a circumference tape and subtracting twice the actual wall thickness from this value. While using internal callipers. Out of Roundness The pipe end out-of-roundness tolerance shall not exceed 1% or 5 mm. No pipe shall be greater than 12. 7. NO.6 Straightness . 7.5 % of internal diameter (whichever is greater) but maximum + 1. 7.D. = Nominal O.Pipe ends The internal diameter within 100mm of each pipe end shall be ± 0. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. equally spaced around the pipe. measurement shall be made at three positions. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 17 OF 44 .Modification: The wall thickness at any point shall not deviate by more than -10% or + 15% of the specified nominal wall thickness.6 mm.T.Modification: A minimum of 95% of pipes shall be between 11 and 12. No pipe shall be less than 8 metre in length.3 Wall Thickness . 7.5 mm or ± 0. The tolerance shall be applied to the inside diameter. For pipe of DN200 (NPS 8 inch) and below. -0.5 Length .Modification: Jointers are not permitted. whichever is smaller. Nominal I.Modification: The deviation from a straight line shall not exceed 1.5 mm per meter of pipe length with a maximum deviation of 15mm per pipe length. The method and equipment shall be approved by the Company.
8.14 Other defects .Modification: Deviations from the original contour of the pipe shall not exceed 4mm in depth and shall not extend in any direction more than 1/3 of the pipe diameter.9 Cracks.8. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 18 OF 44 .8 Hard Spots – Modification Delete the first sentence and replace with: Any hard spot with a hardness greater than 22 HRC (248 HV10) shall be rejected. 7. sweats and leaks shall be clearly marked and the pipe length set aside for investigation by the inspector.3 Plain Ends . 7. 7.8.0 mm shall be considered defects requiring rectification or rejection.9 Pipe Ends 7.1 Dents .8. All cold formed dents with a sharp bottom gouge and all sharp gouges (without dents) deeper than 1.: MASTER ADCO DOC.8. sweats and leaks-Addition: The location of all cracks. Any surface tears and slivers on the body of the pipe having a depth of more than 5% of the nominal wall thickness shall be removed by grinding (provided the wall thickness is not reduced below the specified minimum). 0.Modification: All surface imperfections not described by the previous subsections and clauses of the Specification shall be considered defects if they exceed the following depth: Sharp .10 Laminations – Delete and Substitute: Surface breaking laminations are not permitted on the machined bevel surfaces of pipes.5mm 5% of nominal wall thickness. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.7. Gouges may be removed by grinding provided the wall thickness is not reduced below the specified minimum.6mm across any diameter. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.bottomed imperfections: Other imperfections : 7.9.8 Workmanship And Defects 7. 7.Addition: The pipe ends shall be cut square to the longitudinal axis within 1. NO.
The Purchaser shall specify on the purchase order if this condition applies (see Addendum 5). 9.: MASTER ADCO DOC.2.1 Tensile test specimens . additional tensile testing of parent metal and weldments shall be performed on stress relieved specimens.Addition: Tensile properties shall be determined from specimens removed from pipe which has been subjected to all mechanical and heat treatment operations.3 Testing Of Mechanical Properties 9.2. The range of acceptable variations in the product analysis is given in Table 6. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.No repairs are permitted on the machined bevel ends. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 19 OF 44 . The type of end protectors proposed shall be submitted to the Company for approval at the tender stage. 9. 9. This shall be applied to the chemical composition proposed by the Manufacturer in the manufacturing specification.1.3 mm and over. open end bevel protectors may be acceptable for OD 168.3. Where stress relieving of pipe will be performed. However. whichever is the less.3 Addition: For all mechanical tests an inspection lot shall consist of 50 pipes or all pipes of one heat. INSPECTION AND TESTING Add a new section: 9. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. Tensile test specimen orientation shall be as shown in Figure 3.1. Pipe shall be delivered with pipe bevel protectors with close ends allowing handling with hooks.1.g. e.3 Product Analysis Variation The Manufacturer shall propose a nominal product analysis in the manufacturing procedure specification (MPS). The testing procedure shall be in accordance with ASTM A 370. diameter and wall thickness. The maximum variation on agreed composition is allowed provided that the final maximum alloy content given in Table 6. heat treatment batch. for field welding. NO.1.1 is not exceeded. Bevel protectors shall be reusable type.
e. size.7 HIC Testing .1 Hydrostatic Test Requirements – Modification Hydrostatic testing shall be performed after cold expansion.2 Tensile testing frequency For pipe diameters below 200 NB (8 inch NPS). 9.: MASTER ADCO DOC. For pipes of diameter 200 NB (8 inch NPS) and above.New Clause: Hydrogen induced cracking tests shall be conducted on one pipe from each of the first three heats and subsequently at a frequency of one set per ten heats of steel produced. The examination and survey shall be performed on the full section of pipe prepared to. 9. 9. a 600 micron finish.4.Modification: Impact test specimens shall be taken from the pipe body at a frequency of two tests per inspection lot. The hardness survey is to be carried out by Vickers hardness test at 10Kg load.3.9.6 Hardness Survey . one longitudinal tensile test and one transverse tensile test shall be taken from the pipe body at a frequency of one per inspection lot.3. Longitudinal tensile test specimens shall be either non-flattened rectangular or round bar specimens. sections will be taken from both ends of the selected test pipe. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.New Clause: A hardness survey shall be carried out.3.1 Charpy test specimens . The test pressure shall be held for a minimum of 10 seconds for all pipe sizes. Each test shall consist of three specimens taken at mid wall thickness.1. i. HIC testing shall be carried out using solution “A” 9.4 Hydrostatic Tests 9. at a frequency of two per inspection lot. preparation and cleaning of each set of specimens shall conform to Section 4 of NACE Standard TM0284. at least. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 20 OF 44 . orientation.6 of this Specification.5. The number. two longitudinal tensile tests shall be required per inspection lot.3. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. NO. The maximum hardness value anywhere in the pipe body shall not exceed 230 HV10. Transverse tensile properties shall be determined on flattened rectangular specimens. The position of the impressions is given in Fig.3. 9.
2 Addition All NDT shall be performed in accordance with written procedures. subject to review and acceptance of the examination and training records by the Company For UT at least one level III qualified inspector shall be available to the mill (on call) for overall supervision.Modification: The test pressure for all sizes of pipe shall be such that the hoop stress calculated on the basis of the minimum specified wall thickness and including stresses from end loading is at least 95% of the specified minimum yield strength.New Clause: All personnel performing NDT activities shall be qualified in the technique applied.: MASTER ADCO DOC. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.7 Visual Inspection Add the following: The full body of every pipe shall be visually examined. 9.Destructive Inspection 9.8. If applied. the end load compensation factor as determined by the formula given in (Appendix F.8 Non . 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. in accordance with SNT-TC-1A or ISO 9712 or equivalent. Section SR14) shall be used. NDT for acceptance of the pipe (final inspection) shall take place after all heat treating and expansion operations. however. It may. bevelling and end sizing.3 Test Pressures . A level II inspector is acceptable for supervision of all other NDT methods 9. These procedures shall have the prior approval of the Company. A level II inspector is required for shift supervision and calibration of all systems (both manual and automated).4. take place before cropping. A level I inspector is acceptable for all other NDT methods.8.9.1 Qualification of Non-destructive Inspection Personnel . for surface defects. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 21 OF 44 . internally and externally. NO. 9.
The reset time of the alarm system. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 22 OF 44 . loss of coupling exists when the sensitivity (echo height) decreases by more than 10 dB relative to the static calibration.1 Ultrasonic Equipment .8. A clear acoustic warning system and an automatic paint spray system (or equivalent) shall be activated when loss of coupling occurs. which is activated when the received ultrasonic echo exceeds the preset acceptance limit.Modification: All pipes shall be subject to the following ultrasonic inspection: a) b) c) d) e) Inspection for longitudinal imperfections as per ISO 9303 Inspection for transverse imperfections as per ISO 9305 Wall thickness measurement as per ISO 10543 Inspection for laminar imperfections in the pipe body as per ISO 10124 Inspection for laminar imperfections in the pipe ends as per ISO 11496 The following requirements shall apply for seamless pipes: a) Ultrasonic thickness testing of the pipe body and ends of seamless pipe shall be performed by scanning along a helical or straight pattern in such a way that at least 25% of the pipe surface is covered. 2. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. or equivalent system. A device which monitors the effectiveness of the coupling.5.3 Methods of Inspection . The body and ends of all seamless pipes shall be 100% ultrasonically tested for inside and outside surface defects as well as transverse and longitudinal defects. Ultrasonic lamination testing of each seamless pipe body shall be performed using a helical pattern with at least 25% scanning coverage of the pipe surface. shall be shorter than the time needed for 25 mm advancement in the scanning direction. This alarm shall operate without any interference of the ultrasonic operator and shall be applied within 25 mm advancement past the detected defect.: MASTER ADCO DOC. b) c) 9. NO. to be again available for detection. after detection of a defect.Addition The automatic ultrasonic equipment shall incorporate: 1. In the case where a zero degree compression wave probe is used to monitor coupling. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.9. An automatic paint-spraying device.8.
9. 9. For ultrasonic testing of longitudinal imperfections. Any signal greater than that received from the reference standard shall be considered a defect. 9. The notch depth.5. shall be 5% of the nominal wall thickness.4 UT Acceptance Limits .8. NO.5. Full coverage shall be achieved at the examination sensitivity level under all scanning speeds.New Clause: The Manufacturer shall demonstrate the effectiveness of the nondestructive testing procedures to the satisfaction of the Company.Addition The reference standard shall include at least one transverse and one longitudinal notch on both the internal and external surfaces for detection of surface defects and defects in pipe body and ends. It shall be free from discontinuities or other conditions producing indications that may interfere with detection of the reference reflectors. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.3 degrees. All sensitivity adjustments shall be carried out dynamically. All sensitivity adjustments shall be carried out dynamically. For lamination detection.1 Automatic Ultrasonic Inspection Procedure . The reference standard shall also be of the same material type and have the same surface finish and heat treatment as the product to be inspected.8. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 23 OF 44 .: MASTER ADCO DOC.Modification The acceptance level for longitudinal and transverse imperfections shall be L2/C of Table 1 & 2 of ISO 9303 and ISO 9305 respectively. The reference (calibration) standard shall have the same specified diameter and thickness as the product being inspected and shall be of sufficient length to permit calibration of ultrasonic inspection equipment at the speed to be used in production.2. the probe angle shall be 45 +/. flat bottomed hole with 6 mm diameter and drilled to the mid-wall position shall be used. in all cases. In the case of automatic ultrasonic inspection this shall require the operation of the equipment at production scanning speed and recording of the appropriate response level from the discontinuities in the calibration standard or similar test piece. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.8.2 UT Reference Standards .5.
then MT shall be applied to the bevel face in accordance with Section 9. in which case a band of at least 25 mm wide.5 For pipes previously subjected to 100% rotary ultrasonic inspection. Alternatively the pipe may be tested from the outside prior to bevelling.The following modified acceptance criteria apply for laminar imperfections: Table 9. NO.: MASTER ADCO DOC. 9. shall be tested. to include the eventual bevelled area. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. the complete circumference of the pipe end shall be tested ultrasonically from the inside for laminations (this inspection shall cover a width of 100 mm). Note 3: The width of an imperfection is the dimension transverse to the longitudinal axis of the pipe.4: Acceptance Criteria for laminar Imperfections Maximum Permitted Imperfection (mm) Area 500 mm2 Area 100 mm Width 6mm 2 Zone Minimum Imperfection Size Considered (mm) Area 150 mm2 Maximum population Density (Note 1) 5 within reference area of 500mm x 500mm 3 per length of 1000 mm Pipe Body Pipe End Length 15mm Width 8mm Length 6mm Note 1: The population density shall be the number of imperfections smaller than the maximum permitted size and larger than the minimum imperfection size considered.8.5.New Sub-clause After bevelling.7.8.' Laminations are not acceptable in this area. Note 2: Two or more imperfections shall be considered one imperfection if they are separated by less than the largest dimension of the smallest imperfection. If UT has not been performed from the outside before cutting and if UT from the inside is not feasible because of dimensional limitations. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. the above requirements shall not apply.5. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 24 OF 44 .7 Pipe Ends .
Disposition of defects . the surface to be examined and all adjacent areas within 25 mm shall be dry and free of all dirt.6.Modification: The residual magnetism in the finished pipes shall be checked by measurement of the magnetic flux density. the part of the pipe containing such repairs shall be subjected to additional NDT using the same technique.9b DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. MARKING 10. 10. The magnetic flux density shall not exceed 25 gauss when measured with a Hall-effect gauss meter. 9. 9. Magnetic particle examination using current flow (prod) techniques shall not be used. and MT.5 MPI of pipe ends . oil or other extraneous matter that could interfere with the examination. For smaller pipe diameters. Measurements shall be made immediately adjacent to both machined bevel ends of the pipe. 9. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.6. after the grinding operation. shall be executed in white block capitals of minimum height 25 mm. or equivalent values with other types of instruments. stencil marking height shall be a minimum 10 mm Marking of test pressures. 9. The method of magnetisation shall be approved by the Company.Modification: Weld repairs are not permitted on either the pipe end or body.9. all finished weld bevels shall be examined by wet magnetic particle inspection.8.8. 9a Disposition of Defects Add to existing clause: In all cases where grinding repairs are made as a result of imperfections being disclosed by NDT. scale. stencil markings required by this specification. size (diameter and wall thickness) and weight shall be in metric units. Any lamination on the weld bevel shall be considered a defect. lint. welding flux and spatter. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 25 OF 44 .Addition Add to existing section: Where Magnetic Particle Inspection is required by this specification. grease.8.3 Magnetic Particle Inspection Reference Standard .7 Residual Magnetism Measurement Requirements . NO.1 Marking-General – Addition For pipes DN100 and above. the same shall be performed in accordance with the requirements of ASTM E 709.New Sub-clause: Where the pipe ends were not previously inspected by automated UT or manual UT.: MASTER ADCO DOC. Prior to the inspection.
Coating and Protection 11. Protective coating or varnishing of the pipe identity markings is. Material Certificate.1 Coating Delete existing section and replace with the following: Unless otherwise stated on the purchase order. permitted. External markings and labelling shall include but not limited to the following: a1. b2. a2. For smaller pipe diameters. 11. DOCUMENTS 12. NO. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 26 OF 44 . Pipe Mill Tally Sheet. dimensions. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. ADCO Purchase Order and Purchases Order item no. a3.1 Modification: The Manufacturer shall supply the Company with lists of pipe produced stating pipe identification numbers. heat numbers. Length Internal marking shall include b1.10.: MASTER ADCO DOC. 10. however.3 Sequence of Marking . and any further items that may be indicated on the purchase order. pipe shall not be coated. 12. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. the paint marking shall be on the outside surface. b.Modification / Addition: a. Documentation requirements shall be as defined by this Specification and as detailed in the Purchase Order. type of certificates issued. purchase order numbers. all paint markings shall be on the inside surface.2 Location of Markings .Modification: Delete the existing section and replace with the following: Unless specified otherwise on the purchase order. weights of lots of pipes or individual pipe lengths. Heat Number Unique pipe identification No. marking shall be located as follows: For pipe diameters DN450 (NPS18) and larger. Inspection Certificate and Purchaser Inspection Release Certificate shall be submitted to and approved by the Company before shipment.
Results of non-destructive tests Results of hydrostatic tests Approved Inspection & test plan (ITP). pipe traceability & identification and welding procedure for weldability test.: MASTER ADCO DOC. manufacturing procedure specifications (MPS) & procedures for heat treatment. • • • • • DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. IIW carbon equivalent and Pcm for the supplied pipes for each pipe grade and size. yield.1 B certification with TPI endorsement is acceptable with prior agreement /approval by the Company. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 27 OF 44 . Histograms of chemical analysis of each element. certificates in required number of bound volumes shall be submitted. pipe manufacturer shall provide material and test certification in accordance with the Company’s specification and ISO 10474 (or BSEN 10204 Type 3. full ring CAPCIS tests and weldability tests. 12. documents test results. Results of SSC tests.4 Records and Test Reports – New Subsection The following records and test reports shall be submitted to the Company in an electronic format (3 sets of CD-ROM) in addition to hard copies as part of the deliverables at the time of pipe delivery at no cost to the Company. Histograms of mechanical properties (tensile. qualification.Vendor data book / manual compiling all relevant data.3 Material and Test Certificates Requirements – New Subsection: Unless agreed otherwise by the Company. DWTT and hardness tests results. NO. However.2) type 3. type 3. Charpy tests. • • • • • • Heat treatment records when any pipe is subject to heat treatment. for API 5L grade B pipe. yield/tensile ratio. Certified chemical analysis and mechanical properties tests. NDE.C certification. pipe traceability and tracking. A report giving the results of the grain size evaluation. hardness) for the supplied pipes for each pipe grade and size. 12.1. Charpy V-notch impact tests. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. Electronic file containing pipe manufacturing history shall be submitted on a CD-ROM in standard commercial software such as MS-Excel etc. Hydrogen induced cracking sensitivity test results and photographs.
vessel.5 + 0.5mm Pipe Axis Horizontal separation of impressions to be 5 mm DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. The CONTRACTOR shall submit loading instructions and diagrams for approval for all pipe shipped by truck.: MASTER ADCO DOC. identification.3. All dimensional tolerance and pipe surface conditions specified herein and in API 5L shall apply to the pipe condition as received by the Company at the shipping destination. storage & handling of line pipe shall as a minimum meet the requirements stipulated by this Specification All pipes shall be handled. preservation. rail.6: HARDNESS SURVEYS . or marine. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 28 OF 44 .14. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. NO.NEW SECTION Packing. Recommended Practice for Transportation of Line Pipe on Barges and Marine Vessels. loaded and shipped in accordance with API RP 5L1. HANDLING AND STORAGE . FIGURE 9. protection. Recommended Practice for Railroad Transportation of Line Pipe and API RP 5LW. however approval of these shall not relieve the CONTRACTOR of his responsibility for any damage during shipment.5mm external surface Mid Thickness Internal surface 1mm + 0.LOCATION OF IMPRESSIONS 1.
in which case longitudinal specimens shall be taken.e. 10 x 7.2 Delete existing section and replace with the following: One set of three specimens shall be taken from the mid-thickness location in the pipe wall.6 of this specification. except where the wall thickness prevents extraction of a 10x5 mm specimen. The largest possible specimen shall be used. SR5B.2.3 Delete existing section and replace with the following: The minimum absorbed energy requirements are given in section 6.6 of this specification.1 Delete this section and replace with the following: The fracture toughness of the pipes shall be determined by Charpy V-notch impact testing in accordance with ASTM A 370.2. Where the nominal pipe dimensions are insufficient to extract a 10 x 5mm specimen. A full Charpy V-notch transition curve shall be established on one pipe for the first day production tests. The impact test temperature shall be as specified in section 6. impact test specimens shall be taken parallel to the axis of the pipe (i. impact testing is not required.4 Delete existing section and replace with the following: Impact testing shall be carried out using 10x10.5 or 10 x 5 mm cross section specimens.: MASTER ADCO DOC. longitudinal specimens shall be taken). NO. For pipes greater than DN 250 (10 inch). 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 29 OF 44 .APPENDIX F - SUPPLEMENTARY REQUIREMENTS SUPPLEMENTARY REQUIREMENT SR5 SR5. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. SR5B. For pipes of DN 250 (10 inch) or less. impact test specimens shall be taken transverse to the axis of the pipe. SR5. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.
2 Delete existing section and replace with the following: Two transverse DWTT specimens shall be taken from one length of pipe from each heat supplied in the order.4 Delete existing section and replace with the following: All specimens shall exhibit a minimum of 85% shear area on the fracture surface. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. SUPPLEMENTARY REQUIREMENT SR15 SR15.1 Add to first paragraph: The Manufacturer's certificate shall state that the pipe complies with this specification.: MASTER ADCO DOC. SR6. Tests shall be performed at 0 degrees C or at the minimum design temperature. SR6. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.SUPPLEMENTARY REQUIREMENT SR6 – DROP WEIGHT TEAR TESTING SR6.1 Delete existing section and replace with the following: Drop weight tear tests are required on welded pipes of DN 400 or (16 inch) and greater for Grade X52 or higher grades for pipelines conveying gas or multiphase fluid. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 30 OF 44 . NO. SR6.1. whichever is lower. with a minimum of one. Full transition curves shall be established for one heat out of ten. The specimens shall be taken at the locations shown in Fig.
3 Pipe Manufacture a b Pipe forming procedure Pipe heat treatment procedure including temperatures.ADDENDUM 1: MANUFACTURING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATION (MPS) A1. - . gas shroud in tundish. Details of slab reheating temperatures start and finish rolling temperatures and reduction ratios. i. the specification shall include the items listed in A1.Chemical composition: (a) Target chemistry. All these items shall be individually approved by the Company. vertical or curved caster.4 below.e.1 Introduction The manufacturer. A1. A1. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 31 OF 44 . CE(Pcm)) A1. prior to production shall submit a Manufacturing Procedure Specification to the Company for approval. furnace type (batch furnace or “walking beam” furnace). including de-oxidation and desulphurisation practice. including casting speed. tundish superheat. ingot or continuous casting.1) for combinations of elements (e. NO. holding time.3 and A1. (c) Maxima for other elements specified in (Section 6. inclusion shape control method and the use of vacuum degassing. (b) Ranges for deliberately added elements. Hydrostatic test procedures Non-destructive inspection procedures c d DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.g.2. segregation control measures. Details of casting process. As a minimum.: MASTER ADCO DOC. method of quenching (external quenching or tank quenching). 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.2 Steel Supply • • Steelmaker Steel making and casting techniques including details of the following: Details of steel making process.Heat treatment details . CE (IIW).
If production qualification is to be carried out on a small. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 32 OF 44 . All readings shall be reported. produced to the same MPS.2 Non-destructive Testing The test pipe shall be subject to the following tests: The pipe body shall be subject to full visual examination for surface imperfections which shall be reported.A1. Transportation (by ship. separated by 90°. Three readings. rail or road) ADDENDUM 2: MANUFACTURING PROCEDURE QUALIFICATION (MPQ) A2. the pipe for MPQ testing shall be selected from this run. any change to the MPS shall require requalification.1 General The test pipe shall be subject to dimensional inspection to the requirements of Section 7.4. Local magnetic particle inspection shall be used to assist identification of imperfections. from the first inspection lot of 50 pipes produced. (Note: In the case of repeat orders of pipe of the same diameter and thickness. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. Acceptance shall be to Subsection 7.1 Introduction The MPS shall be qualified by a Manufacturing Procedure Qualification (MPQ). MPQ testing with prior agreement shall be carried out on one pipe out of 5 pipes selected by the Company appointed inspector.2. Unless otherwise agreed by the Company. The wall thickness shall be measured by ultrasonic inspection at intervals of one metre along the length of the pipe. NO. regardless of size.2. The wall thickness shall not be less than the minimum specified wall thickness. pre-production run.: MASTER ADCO DOC.2.2 Testing A.8 and hydrostatic testing to Subsection 9. preservation and storage B. A2. shall be taken at each location. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.8 as modified by this specification. the Company may agree a reduction in the level of MPQ testing). For Qualification of the manufacturing procedure one pipe from among the first lot of 50 finished pipes produced from the same heat shall be selected by the Company’s Third Party Agency for inspection and tests.4 Pipe handling and transportation A Pipe handling. to non-destructive inspection as specified in Subsection 9. An MPQ shall be carried out for each diameter and thickness combination. The test pipe shall then be subject to the following: A2.
2. They shall be tested at 10. 30°C etc below the production test temperature to produce full transition temperature curves showing impact energy (in Joules) and percentage shear (fibrous) of the fracture surface plotted against temperature over a temperature range sufficient to reproduce fracture appearance from 10% to 100% fibrous shear for the material.A.2.5 and 9. The results are for information. A2.5 Hardness Survey Sections shall be taken from both ends and at one metre intervals along the length of the test pipe for hardness survey in accordance with New Clause 9.2.4. transverse specimens shall be taken except where the wall thickness prevents extraction of a 10 x 5 mm specimen.2. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 33 OF 44 . DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. Acceptance shall be in accordance with New Clause 6.3.3. For pipes greater than DN250 (NPS 10 inch).1 Transition Curves In addition to the above stated impact tests full transition temperature curves shall be produced. Sets of mid-thickness. For pipes of diameter 200 NB (8 inch NPS) and above.22.214.171.124 of this specification and Appendix F SR5.2. two longitudinal tensile tests shall be taken from each end of the test pipe and tested in accordance with the specification. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.7.3. one longitudinal tensile test and one transverse tensile test shall be taken from the pipe body at a frequency of one per inspection lot. The acceptance criteria are as specified in New Clause 126.96.36.199 Charpy Impact Testing Charpy impact tests shall be carried out on all selected pipes in accordance with section 6. NO.: MASTER ADCO DOC. 20 .2.2.6 Hydrogen Induced Cracking (HIC) Tests HIC testing shall be carried out on samples of the test pipe in accordance with New Clause 9. A. For pipes of DN250 (NPS 10 inch) or less. The tests shall meet the requirements of Clause 6. A.3 Tensile Testing For pipe diameters below 200 NB (8 inch NPS).1 as modified by this Specification. in which case longitudinal specimens shall be taken.2. A2. longitudinal specimens shall be taken.8.6. Charpy impact tests shall be taken from the test pipe.2.
30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. The steel mill shall submit past records of girth welding procedure qualification test records (PQRs) and recommended welding procedure specifications (WPS) for the grades of pipe supplied for Company records. NO. with cellulose coated electrodes of compatible mechanical properties to the grade of steel welded (E7010-P1 for X60 and E8010-P1 for X65) and welded in the 5G position with a downhill welding progression. The details of testing and acceptance criteria shall be in accordance with ADCO welding specification 30.99. Weldability tests shall be required for API 5L X60 and higher grades. The pipe shall be subjected to weldability tests for girth welding with a procedure similar to the applicable field welding procedure. Where several pipe diameters and wall thicknesses are produced for the same pipe grade by the same mill with the same MPS for a given order.40. i. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. A2.02%.00.3.e.: MASTER ADCO DOC.20. Shell DEP 61.3 Weldability Tests A2.A2. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 34 OF 44 .30 and API 1104. However the steel cast used for weldability trial may have the production maximum carbon equivalent minus 0. then weldability test shall be conducted on the combination of thickest wall and largest diameter pipe from the first heat.1 General The weldability of the line pipe material produced by the manufacturer shall be demonstrated to ensure that the as supplied material can be satisfactorily welded at site or on the lay barge without excessive precautions and preheat or post weld heat treatment.3. The cast of material to be used for weldability trials shall be approved by the Company designated inspector. The hardness in the weld and heat affected zone shall not exceed 248HV10 in the as-welded condition.2 Material The material selected for weldability trials shall be representative of the highest carbon equivalent of line pipe casts produced.0041-1.
2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 35 OF 44 . Unless otherwise specified by the purchaser the stress level shall be 72% of SMYS. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. Radiographic method and acceptance criteria shall be as specified in the Principal’s specification. On completion of welding. One or more welding procedures shall be approved as representative of production welding specified by the purchaser and at least one ring per procedure shall be produced. NO. For pipelines in sour service.ADDENDUM 3: FULL RING TEST FOR SULPHIDE STRESS CRACKING (CAPCIS) A3. The internal surface of the ring shall be exposed to this solution for a period of 30 days. except that the length of the completed welded test piece shall be at least equal to the pipe diameter. the internal surface shall be subject to magnetic particle inspection. On completion of the 30 days or sooner if ultrasonic examination indicated severe damage. A3. Test solution A shall (unless otherwise specified) be in accordance with NACE TM0177. The onset of corrosion induced damage shall be monitored by ultrasonic examination throughout the test. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. If required by the Purchaser a test ring shall also be produced containing repair welds. University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology) A3. stress orientated hydrogen induced cracking (SOHIC) and SSC using the full ring method developed by CAPCIS (Corrosion and Protection Centre Industrial Services. except that the position and description of all imperfections detected by radiography shall be reported.2 Welding Welding of the test rings shall be as for the full scale weldability trials.1 General The steel mill shall submit past records of full ring CAPCIS tests conducted on the same grades and similar pipe sizes and wall thicknesses for Company review at the bid stage. All such features shall be reported with accompanying photo-micrographs. the ring(s) shall be radiographed. one or more girth welds shall be prepared and tested for resistance to HIC. Any imperfection found by either ultrasonic or magnetic particle inspection shall be investigated by sectioning and metallographic examination.3 Testing The test method shall be according to Offshore Technology Report OTI 95 635.: MASTER ADCO DOC.
Nominal Pipe Size …………………. The manufacturer shall supply evidence. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 36 OF 44 .2 of this Specification. Design Temperature (°C) ….. then CAPCIS test shall be conducted on the combination of thickest wall and largest diameter pipe from the first heat. No de-lamination cracks greater than 5mm. quenching and tempering. Project …………………………….SEAMLESS PIPES The following information will be specified by the Company in accordance with Subsection 4. acceptable to the Company. NO. Nominal outside diameter ……………… Pipe Grade ………………………… Min. Water) ……………. Total crack area (as determined by ultrasonic inspection) to be less than 3% of test area.: MASTER ADCO DOC..) ……… Max. shall be capable of retaining the mechanical and sulphide stress corrosion cracking resistant properties specified in this Specification after the induction bending process. ADDENDUM 5: LINE PIPE DATA SHEET . this will be stated in the Purchase Order. Where so required the pipe. Project Specific Dimensional Requirements Reference ………………… Nominal Wall Thickness ………… as per API 5L (43rd Edition) Design Pressure (bar. which may include austenitising..4 No individual HIC. Tests Required Full ring SSC tests shall be required for API 5L X60 and higher grades only. This shall take the form of either the results of trials or records of previous production. Where several pipe diameters and wall thicknesses are produced for the same pipe grade by the same mill for a given order. that these properties shall be met. Design Temperature (°C) ………… Process of Manufacture …………. Oil. SOHIC or SSC cracks greater than 1mm. Service (Gas.. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.The acceptance standard shall be: a) b) c) A3. normalizing heat treatment at a temperature proposed to be used during installation to be stated in the Purchase Order. ADDENDUM 4: PIPE FOR BENDING OR HEAT TREATMENT If pipe is required for induction bending or if it is intended to be subject to heat treatment on installation.
: MASTER ADCO DOC.Weld Bevel Blast Clean Internal Surface (Seamless pipes. STANDARDS & TECHNICAL DOCUMENTS Where referred in this Specification.. NO. Weldability Tests (a) Full Scale Test Required (Yes/No) ……………………………. gas service only)…………… … Pipe Required for Induction Bends …………………………………………… Pipe to be subjected to PWHT(Yes/No) ……… Drop Weight Tear Test Required (Yes/No) …… as per SR-6 API 5L 43rd Edition.. to the extent specified herein. ADDENDUM 6: REFERENCED CODES. Project Specific Requirements PWHT Temp (°C) ……. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 37 OF 44 . 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. American Petroleum Institute (API) API Specification 5 L (43rd Edition) European Standards BSEN 10204 Metallic Products Types of inspection Documents Specifications for Line Pipe DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. the latest edition of Codes. Standards and Technical Documents listed below shall. Full Ring Corrosion Tests Required (Yes/No) …………………… Stress Level………% of SMYS Other. represent part of this Specification unless otherwise stated. Test Temp (°C) ………….
30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. NO.UT of tube ends for the detection of laminar imperfections Full peripheral ultrasonic thickness testing Preparation of Steel Substrates before Application of Paints and Related Products – Visual Assessment of Surface Cleanliness – Part 1: Rust Grades and Preparation Grades of Uncoated Steel Substrates and of Steel Substrates after Overall Removal of Previous Coatings. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 38 OF 44 .: MASTER ADCO DOC.International Organisation for Standards (ISO) ISO 9303 ISO 9305 ISO 10474 ISO 10124 Full peripheral ultrasonic testing for the detection of longitudinal imperfections Full peripheral ultrasonic testing for the detection of transverse imperfections Steel and Steel Products. Quality Management Systems .Requirements ISO 11496 ISO 10543 ISO 8501-1 ISO 9001 NACE International (NACE) MR0175/ ISO 15156 NACE TM0177 NACE TM0284 Standard Material Requirements for Sulphide Stress Cracking Resistant Metallic Materials for Oil Field Equipment Laboratory Testing of Metals for Resistance to Specific Forms of Environmental Cracking in H2S environments Evaluation of Pipeline and Pressure Vessel Steels for Resistance to Hydrogen-Induced Cracking DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. Inspection documents Seamless and welded (except SAW) steel tubes for pressure purposes.UT for the detection of laminar imperfections Seamless and welded steel tubes for pressure purposes.
2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 39 OF 44 . Carbon Equivalent – International Institute of Welding Formula Carbon Equivalent – Parameter for crack measurement .ItoBessyo Formula Crack Length Ratio Crack Sensitivity Ratio Crack Thickness Ratio Drop Weight Tear Tests Heat Affected Zone Hydrogen Induced Cracking Inside Diameter Inspection and Test Plan Charpy Value in Pipe Longitudinal Direction Charpy Value in Pipe Transverse Direction Mega Pascal Manufacturing Procedure Qualification Manufacturing Procedure Specification Outside Diameter Product Specification Level Quality Assurance Quality Management System Quality Control Specified Minimum Tensile Strength Specified Minimum Yield Strength Stress Orientated Hydrogen Induced Cracking Sulphide Stress Cracking Third Party Agency Ultimate Tensile Strength Yield Stress DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.ADDENDUM 7: ABBREVIATIONS ADCO ASNT CE(IIW) CE(Pcm) CLR CSR CTR DWTT HAZ HIC ID ITP KVL KVT MPa MPQ MPS OD PSL QA QMS QC SMTS SMYS SOHIC SSC TPA UTS YS Abu Dhabi company for Onshore Oil Operations American Society for Non-destructive Testing Inc. NO.: MASTER ADCO DOC.
but excluding abnormal situations such as pipeline ruptures. Pipe bevel the total weld preparation machined on the end of a pipe. A document prepared by the manufacturer setting out the specific quality practices. which may be either intentional or unintentional. an interruption. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 40 OF 44 . NO. i. a discontinuity or group of discontinuities whose indication(s) do not meet specified acceptance criteria. resources and activities relevant to a particular project.ADDENDUM 8: DEFINITIONS Purchaser or Company Manufacturer Representative Quality Assurance ADCO or its Representative As defined by Subsection 3. A document setting out the general quality policies. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.e to provided adequate confidence that the product or service will be fit for its intended service. activities. Defect (in NDT) Flaw /discontinuity: (in NDT) Indication (in NDT): Minimum operating temperature . Quality Manual Quality System Quality Plan ITP Inspection & test plan prepared by the line pipe manufacturer reviewed and approved by ADCO highlighting the principal hold and witnessing points during the production of line pipe. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV. responsibilities. resources and events that together provide organised procedures and methods of implementation to ensure the capability of the organisation to meet quality requirements. evidence of a discontinuity that requires interpretation to determine its significance. procedures and practices of an organisation.: MASTER ADCO DOC. The structure. organisation.9 of API SPEC 5L The third party inspection agency (TPA) appointed by ADCO All the planned and systematic activities necessary to ensure quality.the minimum temperature to which the pipeline or section of pipeline may be exposed during normal operational activities. in the physical structure or configuration of a pipe. including start-up and shut-down operations and controlled blow down.
pipe ends .seamless pipe MT . 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.surface defects ULTRASONIC EXAMINATION .: MASTER ADCO DOC.SUMMARY OF TESTING AND INSPECTION Types of Test/Inspection VISUAL INSPECTION . 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 41 OF 44 .seamless pipe body .ADDENDUM 9 .pipe end squareness . NO.straightness .bevel faces First-day Production Tests Frequency Remarks During Production Frequency Remarks all pipes all pipes all pipes all pipes external all pipes 2 pipes per shift random all pipes external all pipes all pipes 25mm of pipe ends 25% of surface all pipes all pipes 25mm of pipe ends 25% of surface all selected pipes all pipes only if ultrasonic testing is impossible all pipes only if ultrasonic testing is impossible DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.dimensions .
transition curve .3.Ladle analysis . micro plus hardness one pipe all inspection lots one pipe (3 specimens) First-day Production Tests Frequency two selected pipes all selected pipes one pipe Remarks.4 once per heat twice per heat one pipe per ten heats Not required Full ring CAPCIS tests Not required DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.2.Charpy V-Notch .Check analysis HYDROGEN INDUCED CRACKING TEST Weldability tests all pipes all pipes once per heat twice per heat first three heats Highest dia/WT pipe Highest dia/WT pipe See A.3 See A. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.SUMMARY OF TESTING AND INSPECTION (continued) Types of Test/Inspection PHYSICAL TESTS .tensile test . 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 42 OF 44 . During Production Frequency two pipes per inspection lot Remarks as required for tensile test one pipe per ten heats all inspection lots one pipe per inspection lot or after each stop in production Hardness only for seamless pipes HYDROTEST CHEMICAL COMPOSITION .at minimum design temperature .Drop Weight Tear Test .transition curve . NO.ADDENDUM 9 .at temperature in section 6.5 .Macro.2.: MASTER ADCO DOC.
2 3.1.Hold point.1 4. H.5 Procedures for rolling. E.1 3.O specification A R E R E E E (*). NDT and hydrostatic testing Production Material Traceability and Examination Vendor Data Book MPS Heat analysis Pipe rolling Heat Treatments Lining and Coating MPS MPS & vendor procedure P. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.1.2 4. R. heat treatment.6 4.Examination or Checking during fabrication.Preliminary work Status of sub-orders Manufacturing Procedure Specification Vendors Production Schedule Vendors Inspection & Test Plan Material test and certification API 5L & this specification 2.1C CERTIFICATION ACTIVITY REFERENCE DOCUMENT CERTIFICATI DOCUMENT SUBMISSION ON LEVEL REQUIRED TPA INTERVENTI ON LEVEL 1. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.3 3..3 4.B/ 3.Witness.ADDENDUM 10 – TPI REQUIREMENTS FOR 3. 4. NO. 3. W.Review and endorse.5 H Production Plan MPS A R R R This specification & This *3.4 4.Selection of Certification Levels for individual parts of the assembly shall be agreed with the Company A—Approval by Company prior to production. API5L & this specification inspection. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 43 OF 44 .C specification & PO A R R 3. 3.4 3. Scope This list covers the inspection and test requirements for carbon steel pipes used for oil and gas pipelines covered by API 5L Pre production Meeting General .: MASTER ADCO DOC.
Preservation and Surface Treatment Bevel Protectors Inspection release note Preparation for Shipment and Packing Reports & Test Certification Vendor Data Report including electronic documentation Material Test Certificates This specification *3. 7.C R R R R Packing list & loading records This specification This specification This specification E E E H E This specification This specification W/R R Order specification This specification This specification This specification This specification This specification This specification This specification This specification E W/R W/R H H W W/R W W REFERENCE DOCUMENT CERTIFICATION LEVEL DOCUMENT SUBMISSION REQUIRED TPA INTERVENTION LEVEL (*).1.ADDENDUM 10 – TPI REQUIREMENTS FOR 3.2 7.B/3.7 6.Hold point. 6. R. NO.5 5. 2 PAGE DATE :April 2007 44 OF 44 .1.Selection of Certification Levels for individual parts of the assembly shall be agreed with the Company A.5 5.6 5.1 6. E.3 5. sampling and identification of test samples Mechanical testing for first-day production or MPQ Mechanical testing for production HIC tests Weldability tests Full ring SSC tests Testing Hydrostatic Test Hardness Test Preparation for Despatch Stamping & Colour Coding Cleaning.4 5.Review and endorse.1C CERTIFICATION (continued) ACTIVITY 5.3 7.1 5. H. W. 8.Witness. 30-99-00-0105-1 SEAMLESS LINE PIPE REV.2 Examination Visual Dimensional Check NDE –UT calibration & inspection NDE –pipe ends Cutting.Approval by Company prior to production. DOCUMENT TITLE: Project No.4 8.3 7.1 7.Examination or Checking during fabrication. 5.4 7.1 8.2 5.: MASTER ADCO DOC.4 5.