Project Newcastle

Newcastle, NSW


AGL Energy


2 Months

Case Study
Newcastle Gas Storage Facility Pipeline Commissioning


Direct inspection of DN450 ductile iron trunk main to determine extent of corrosion and possible associated cracking.

Key Achievements

  • Determination of inspection methodology and input of pipe parameters into scanning software.
  • Soil resistivity and soil testing completed.
  • Magnetic particle testing completed.
  • Pipe feature profile prepared using 3D laser scanning to determine pipe circumference, wall loss depth and remaining wall thickness.
  • Comprehensive Inspection report completed with recommendations to maintain asset integrity.