For pipeline operators, timely, accurate surveys are needed to move projects forward and meet local and federal requirements. SKW’s role in building and maintaining natural gas and liquid pipelines stems from the foundation of our business: surveying. Our experience extends from preliminary survey and right-of-way acquisition for large, interstate pipelines to a range of maintenance projects to assure the integrity of valuable pipeline assets.
SKW offers complete survey solutions for pipeline projects, from preliminary survey to construction staking and the final as-builts. Additionally, with our complementary capabilities in pipeline design and integrity, SKW offers full-service solutions to improve project efficiency and convenience for operators.
Pipeline Survey Offers Solutions to Save Millions
SKW reassessed the location and quantity of pump stations on a pipeline route and positioned one midstream company to save $100 million on pipeline construction.
Proper integrity management is essential to extending pipeline design life, ensuring safety, avoiding costly downtime and meeting regulatory requirements. As part of SKW’s end-to-end integrity solutions, comprehensive integrity survey services, including:
- Current requirement testing
- Current potential mapping
- CIS – Close Interval Survey potential surveys
- DCVG – Direct Current Voltage Gradient surveys
- ACVG – Alternating Current Voltage Gradient surveys
- Resistivity surveys
- Depth of cover surveys
- Sub-meter GPS line locating
SKW’s capability to deliver sub-centimeter accuracy survey data comes from the combination of our experienced, professional staff who have conducted large-scale pipeline surveys across the country and our best-in-field technology. SKW has multiple LiDAR scanners and crews ready to deploy nationwide. Our LiDAR capabilities augment our data collection, especially for difficult to reach or complex structures.
Our meticulous record keeping and prompt data delivery set us apart from the competition and allow us to operate with a high level of efficiency. Our processes assure you receive your project information in a comprehensive, comprehensible format within your timeline.