PD 8010-5:2013 Pipeline systems. Subsea pipelines. Guide to operational practice

PD 8010-5:2013

Pipeline systems. Subsea pipelines. Guide to operational practice

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : September 2013



What is this published document about?

This is the fifth in a five-part series on pipeline systems. This part presents improved operational practices in relation to subsea pipelines. These were established as a result of experience and lessons learned in the North Sea over several decades.

Who is this published document for?

  • Operational pipeline engineers
  • Pipeline design engineers
  • Third-party providers of related equipment and services

Why should you use this published document? 

It gives guidance on the following aspects of offshore subsea-system operational practice:

  • Determining the requirement for a subsea isolation valve (SSIV)
  • Selection and use of high pressure in-line isolation plugs
  • Pipeline integrity data exchange
  • Caisson and J-tube integrity management
  • Emergency shutdown valve (ESDV) testing
  • Operational testing of pig launchers and receivers

NOTE: This part of PD 8010 is intended to be read in conjunction with PD 8010-2 and PD 8010-4:2012

Standard NumberPD 8010-5:2013
TitlePipeline systems. Subsea pipelines. Guide to operational practice
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date30 September 2013
Confirm Date31 July 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)PD 8010-2, PD 8010-4:2012
Informative References(Provided for Information)Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 1992, Pipeline Safety Regulations 1996, Petroleum Act 1987
Draft Superseded By13/30274989 DC
DescriptorsPhysical planning, Safety measures, Steels, Fire risks, Pipe laying, Natural gas, Design, Environmental engineering, Risk assessment, Gas pipelines, Pipes, Petroleum products, Oil pipelines, Pipelines, Gases, Petroleum technology, Dangerous materials, Inspection, Corrosion protection, Installation, Liquids
ISBN978 0 580 77047 0
File Size500 KB

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