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SAGD Welding Procedures

Qualitest assists clients involving pipeline construction to get the right SAGD welding procedures for their projects. The WPS and Welder Testing for Oilfield steam distribution pipelines (SAGD) as per CSA Z662 Annex I is NOT similar to ASME Section IX requirements as there are additional stringent requirements from CSA Z662, Annex I.

Qualitest Canada’s engineering team has an in-depth understanding of the requirements for SAGD Oilfield steam distribution pipelines construction, and extensive experience in welding of the steam pipeline materials.

Depending on the client’s requirements, Qualitest Canada will provide any combination of the following services:

  • Review of owner SAGD specifications and supplementary requirements, system design, design auditing, and quality control
  • Review of designs for contractor project requirements for steam line testing.
  • Preparing Weld Procedure (WPS) for SGAD projects (Annex I)
  • Qualifying welders as per Annex I
  • Reviewing WPS/PQR’s previously approved and providing a review reports.
  • Performing all kind of SAGD related metallurgical testing (All weld metal tensile testing, charpy impact testing, guided bend testing, macro hardness testing, etc)
  • Consulting services and support for QA / QC personnel who work with SAGD steam piping SAGD streamline testing, inspection, and certification services
  • Third party auditing services, including, facility and field audits, pipe fabrication audits & steam line failure analysis

Qualitest Canada provides top notch welding engineering services to all kind of industries including the Marine, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Utilities, and Infrastructures etc in the Western Canada including Vancouver, Surrey, Langley, Richmond, Delta, Burnaby, Victoria, Kitimat, Dawson Creek, Kelowna, Kamloops, Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, Peace River, Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray, Regina, Saskatoon etc…

The welding Engineers in Qualitest Canada are specialists in welding procedure (WPS) design, testing, and documentation for new applications and repairs. Depending on your needs, we will design your welding procedure specification to various codes & standards including but not limited to ASME, CWB, API, CSA, AWS and various Project Specifications.

All work is done in accordance with CSA Z662 Clause 14 and Annex I, Oilfield Steam Distribution Piping (SAGD). Contact Qualitest Canada for more information 780-851-2020 or admin@qualitests.com