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SAUDI ARAMCO INSPECTION CHECKLIST
Pipe Laying, Spool Erection & Assy on Piperacks and
SAIC-L-2012 31-Dec-14 PIPING-
Sleeperways
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EQUIPMENT ID NUMBER(S) EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION EQPT CODE SYSTEM ID. PLANT NO.

LAYOUT DRAWING NUMBER REV. NO. PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER EC / PMCC / MCC NO.

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ITEM
ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA REFERENCE PASS FAIL N/A RE-INSP DATE
No.

A Pipeway Location (Layout & Spacing) ... Use this for each new system assembled

On-Site Pipeway clearances from other plant facilities are checked per
SAES-B-055, Figure 1. See Attachment 1. SAES-B-055
A1
Don't spend too much time on this and estimate distances. Use only to Para. 5.3
catch gross mistakes that may have been missed

Pipe rack and sleeper way supports have been completely erected.
Surveys and checks by Inspection are acceptable as follows:
A) Elevations are per approved drawings and tolerances and have been
accepted by Inspection. Considerations for sloped piping runs (flare
lines, etc) are identified and support elevations are accepted.
SAES-L-310
A2 B) Supports (and imbedded plates on sleeperways) are level as req'd
Section 12
and allow full bearing/support of piping per SAES-L-310, Para 14.2.2.
Unlevel supports are marked/identified for Engineering evaluation, repair
or shimming per approved procedures.
C) Centerlines of piping runs are layed out and Piping line numbers are
marked on the beam (centerlines). Next, Check line spacing.

Minimum line spacing between piping supported on sleepers or pipe


racks is per (Std Dwg AB-036207 Attachment 2) for abovegrade
pipeways with other considerations below (Use on walkdown):
A) The jump over lines and crossed over lines are identified.
B) Insulated lines & insulation thickness is identified per Notes and
details of Std Drawings AA-036911 & AA-036913 (Attached) and SAES-L-310
A3
considerations allow proper clearance between piping (critical) Section 12
C) Flange spacing considerations (staggering of flanges may be
required) have been incorporated and spacing is adequate.
In all cases, a minimum clearance of 50 mm is provided for inspection &
freedom of pipe movement between above ground piping crossing with
any structure (incl. pipe support structure).

For pipeway and Sleeperway installations close to grade, drawings are


checked. Piping clearances are from finished grade as follows:
A) 300mm piping clearance above finished grade elevation is shown on SAES-L-310
A4
approved drawings for horizontal piping runs. Section 12
Pipe elevation of vertical drains (lowest point) allows adequate
clearance for servicablity (hoses can be attached to drain lines).

Branch connections 4 inch and smaller (including drain and vent valves
and drip legs of all sizes) will not be located within a minimum horizontal
SAES-L-310
A5 distance of 610 mm (24 inch rule) from fixed obstructions (exclusive of
Section 12
integrally attached dummy extensions, supports for drains, vents and
branches 2" diameter and less).

Flare lines and other flammable and toxic services are located on
piperacks and sleeperways. These type lines are not routed below SAES-L-310
A6
ground at any location except through an acceptable pipe chase that Section 13
offers full inspection and maintenance access.

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ITEM
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No.

B Support Considerations

Structural steel member erection is complete and foundations are


adequately backfilled to safely support piping spools in racks:
A) For incomplete structural sections loaded, analysis is provided to 12-SAMSS-008
B1
demonstrate loading safety. (See PIP STS05130, Para 6.2.5) Section 1
B) For concrete reinforced steel pedestals for sleeperways, concrete
curing and test reports are acceptable prior to loading.

Piping is in full contact with all load bearing supports as follows:


A) Welded joints are not located at top piping supports unless piping is
first conditioned to allow full bearing and contact to the support surface
by flat topping weld crown, performing a visual weld exam & any
required NDE, PWHT, & supplemental surface NDE such as MT (CS) or
PT (SS). Note: Weld joints SAES-L-310
B2
located very near fixed supports where they restrict pipe movement and Para. 14.2.2
contact supports are marked for Engineering Assessment, flat topping
and NDE as applicable.
B) Threaded & socket welded joints are not located atop supports.
C) Fittings, butt welds, hangers, clamps, supports, etc must be spaced
to allow freedom of piping movement.

Low friction (sliding type) supports do not allow sand or other debris to
SAES-L-310
B3 accumulate on sliding surfaces. The top surfaces (attached to piping) are
Para. 14.6.2
larger than the bottom surfaces.

Wear pads, corrosion bars and saddles are shown on drawings and are
available for on-site pipeline assembly per mandatory SA Std. Drawings
as follows (See Attachments 3, 4, 5): SAES-L-310
B4
AD-036555 Standard Wear Pads for Unrestrained Pipelines Section 16
AC-036697 Maximum Spans for Above Ground Unrestrained
AD-036990 Saddle Details for (20+) Unrestrained Pipelines
Pipelines 1" and above can be installed in piperacks. In the hazardous
services where condensation can form on the pipe, there are wear pads SAES-L-310
B5
or corrosion bars (fully welded to pipe) at each support to provide piping Section 16
clearance at contact points.
Pipelines 14" and above have wear pads at each support for structural
reinforcement per SA Std dwg AC-036697.
Pipelines 20" & above have Saddle-type supports and pads per SA Std
dwg AC-036697, Note 1 and AD-036990 SAES-L-310
B6
Saddle support pads have a weep/gas vent hole (ASME B31.3) Section 16
Sleeper support top plates are 150 mm wide for saddles
Pipes with saddles have 100mm clearances from supports
Saddles with slide bearings are seal welded at bearing plates

C PIPING JOINT LIMITATIONS (GAP CONTROL IS A SPECIAL PROCESS ... SEE ALSO SAIC-L-2015 & SAIC-W-2037)

Socket Welded pipe in hazardous services is 1-inch maximum for new


construction as follows:
A) For sour service, socket-welded joints are not allowed. SAES-L-110
B) The axial gap between male and female component, as shown in Section 5
C1
Figure 328.5.2C of ASME B31.3 code, is a maximum of 3 mm* and SEE ALSO
minimum of 1.5 mm. This gap is obtained prior to welding per the SAIC-W-2037
approved procedures. (Rice Paper Gap-O-let rings = best method)
*See SAIC-W-2037 for specific Socket Welding Reqmts

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ITEM
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No.

Threaded pipe (except for fire services) is taper pipe thread (NPT)
conforming to ASME B1.20.1 and the following:
A) In hazardous services, the maximum size of threaded connections is
1-inch for standard fittings and valves
B) In non-hazardous services, the maximum size of threaded
connections is 3-inch for standard fittings and valves
C) The minimum number of the engaged pipe threads per nominal size SAES-L-110
is per Table 1 as follows: Section 7
C2
For 1/2" & 3/4", 6 threads must be engaged SEE ALSO
For 1" through 1-1/2", 7 threads must be engaged SAIC-L-2015
For 2" through 3", 8 threads must be engaged
Notes for threaded piping field inspection:
1) Rule of thumb is 2 threads visible after tightening
2) Strap wrench or pipe wraps will avoid wrench damage.
3) Thread compounds must be approved by Company, no Teflon in
critical systems (Inst Air, Lube Oil, Seal Gas, etc)

D Spool & Piping Material Checks

Spools are stamped, stenciled, or clearly marked with a permanent


SAES-L-350
D1 marking method, properly color-coded and uniquely identified, labelled &
Para. 6.1
traceable to Isometric Drawings.
Color coding of loose piping and materials conforms to PFI-ES-22 with
color striping unless permanently tagged or stamped. Coated piping SAES-A-206
D2
lengths have a low stress stamp in a consistent location per procedure Para 14.2.5
and can be easily identified.
Lines to be chemically cleaned are identified on the P&ID's and Line
SAES-L-350
D3 Index. Note: Identify spools requiring chemical cleaning and ensure high
Para. 15.4.3
and low point vents and drains are installed.
Damaged or rejected spools and items are identified, segregated,
Sch Q Att.IV
D4 controlled and tracked. Such items are clearly marked REJECTED to
Sec 3 & 4
prevent inadvertent use. A quarantined area has been established.

Ovality checks are performed to ensure roundness and alignment of


piping (to meet 1.5 mm maximum misalignment tolerances).
A) Piping ends out of round are identified at grade before installation in
SAES-L-350
the overhead racks. (This prevents costly out of position work).
Para. 10.1
D5 B) The inspector checks/ensures others check that single lengths
*ASME B31.3
matched/welded in overhead racks have similar ovality readings.
(Stress Relief)
Systematic plan (on ground) results in less overhead work
C) Ovality repairs are performed (at grade) prior to installation.
No repairs by heating allowed or when ovality exceeds 3%*

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No.

Detailed cleaning and flushing procedures of piping spools/systems are


established and the following is checked:
A) Procedures identify cleaning methods are applicable for every
individual system category and are being followed.
B) As a minimum, prior to installation and/or erection of pipe spools on
the pipe racks and pipe supports the following is conducted:
Pipes are internally cleaned by air blowing and large diameters pipes
SAES-L-350
D6 are rag cleaned when possible.
Section 15
Prefabricated pipe spools are visually inspected for cleanliness with all
foreign material removed from ID.
Piping ends are covered after inspection to prevent unauthorized
removal of end covers before making succeeding joints.
C) Spool cleanliness checks prior to installation (best with mirror and
natural sunlight) are identifiable as "clean".
D) The covering of pipe ends is followed without exception daily.

The following construction preparations are complete:


A) Temporary rollers for erecting pipes are available on pipe racks.
Roller are fixed on each beam and properly locked. B)
SAES-L-350
D7 For handling the pipes/ pipe spools a temporary access way will be
Section 8
provided through out the pipe rack.
C) Work staging scaffolds with hand rail and ladder are provided at
necessary locations for pipe alignment, fit up and welding.

E On-Plot Material Handling and Storage

Pipe handling procedure including equipment used for handling is


Company approved and good practice is in effect as follows:
A) Material is not rolled/dropped off trucks during unloading.
B) Material is stacked properly to protect pipe and coatings. SAES-L-350
E1
C) Slings are nylon or similar and wire rope slings are not used. Section 8
D) Metal hooks are padded to prevent contact damage to coating
E) Internally coated fittings are handled on the OD only.
F) Bevel protectors remain intact and don't damage coatings.

The minimum amount of temporary support is available and spools are


not laying on the ground. They are supported on wooden cribbing in SAES-L-350
E2
approved staging areas. Fittings and valves are covered and stored in Section 7
shipping crates or on racks off the ground.
Stainless steel spools, components and other materials are kept covered SAES-L-350
E3
during storage in lay down yards and staging areas. Section 7

F Coating Sequence before Installation

External coating is complete prior to installation as follows:


A) Flange faces & bolt hole surfaces (except gasket seating area)
B) Valve (bolted types) flange faces (except gasket seating area)
Once installed, flange faces and bolt hole surfaces are inaccessible for SAES-H-001
F1
coating unless disassembled (impractical/costly) H-Std Tables require Section 5
exterior surfaces be coated.
C) Contact point surfaces between spools and supports have received a
final top coat when lifting or rolling piping is impractical.

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No.

Internal coating is complete prior to installation as follows:


A) Spools internally coated and cleared can be installed.
B) Where field welding and PWHT applications apply, Spools requiring SAES-H-001
F2
field coating repairs must be disassembled for later internal coating Section 5
where required and access and sequence of coating repairs is well
planned and supported by procedures.

REMARKS:

NOTES: Attachment 2 (Spacings) is dependent upon many factors ... Insulation & other considerations determine spacing.
ATTACHMENTS: 1 - On-Site Spacing Chart (SAES-B-055)
2 - SASD AB-036207 Pipe Spacings
3 - SASD AD-036555 Standard Wear Pads for Unrestrained Pipelines
4 - SASD AD-036697 Max Spans for Aboveground Unrestrained Pipelines 14" & Larger Using Wear Pads or Saddles
5 - SASD AD-036990 Saddle Details for (20+) Unrestrained Pipelines
6 - SASD AA-036911 Insulation Details for Hot Piping
7 - SASD AA-036913 Insulation Details for Cold Piping
REFERENCE DOCUMENTS:
1- Contract Schedule Q -- Quality Assurance and Control, Inspection and Testing, Date Variable
2- SAES-B-055 -- Plant Layout, 25 March 2012
3- SAES-L-110 -- Limitations on Pipe Joints and Components, 5 January 2011
4- SAES-L-310 -- Design of Plant Piping, 29 April 2007
5- SAES-L-350 -- Construction of Plant Piping, 22 April 2009
6- SAES-H-200 -- Storage, Handling and Installation of Externally Coated Pipe, 24 Oct 2011
7- 12-SAMSS-008 -- Erection of Structural and Miscellaneous Steel, 9 May 2011
8- ASME B31.3 -- Process Piping, Latest Edition
9- SAES-H-001 -- Coating Selection & Application Requirements for Industrial Plants & Equipment 10 April 2011

Contractor / Third-Party Saudi Aramco


Construction Representative* PMT Representative
Work is Complete and Ready for Inspection: T&I Witnessed QC Record Reviewed Work Verified
Name, Initials and Date: Name, Initials and Date:

QC Inspector PID Representative


Performed Inspection Work / Rework May Proceed T&I Witnessed QC Record Reviewed Work Verified
Name, Initials and Date: Name, Initials and Date:

QC Supervisor Proponent and Others


Quality Record Approved: T&I Witnessed QC Record Reviewed Work Verified
Name, Organization,
Name, Sign and Date:
Initials and Date:

*Person Responsible for Completion of Quality Work / Test Y = YES N = NO F = FAILED

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ATTACHMENT 1 - On-Site Spacing Chart (SAES-B-055)

ATTACHMENT 2 - SASD AB-036207 PIPE SPACINGS

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ATTACHMENT 3 - AD-036555 Standard Wear Pads for Unrestrained Pipelines

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Att. 4- AC-036697 Max. Spans for Aboveground Unrestrained Pipelines 14" & Larger Using Wear Pads or Saddles

Attachment 5 - AD-036990 Saddle Details for (20+) Unrestrained Pipelines

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Attachment 6 - SASD AA-036911 Insulation Details (Hot Piping)

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Attachment 7 - AA-036913 Insulation Details (Cold Piping)

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