1.6 CEU 2 days standard

Regulatory & CSA Z662 Pipeline Systems Code Requirements

This is a course to provide the basic understanding of the regulatory requirements and the standard CSA Z662 (2019) Pipeline Systems. 2019 updates are included. Code requirements for fabrication, inspection and testing in accordance with CSA Z662 for new construction, and post construction repairs and maintenance work will be presented. There will be a brief introduction to CSA Z662 design considerations, CSA, ASTM, and API material standards, and welding qualifications. An important part of achieving these objectives is to understand the jurisdictional requirements such as the provincial pipeline acts and regulations. The jurisdictional boundaries between ABSA and ERCB will be discussed. Practical field examples will be discussed.

Introduction to Laws, Regulations, Jurisdiction and Related Codes and Standards
  • CSA Z662 Pipeline Systems; CSA Z245 Material Standards
  • ASTM and API Materials
  • Provincial Pipeline Acts and Regulations
  • Installation Inspector Roles and Responsibilities
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Owner Specifications, Drawing Interpretations, Change Management
Code Responsibilities
  • Owner, Designer, Manufacturer, Fabricator, Owner's Inspector
Introduction to Design Requirements
Sour Service Pipelines, Construction and Welding Practices
Reinforced Composite, Thermoplastic-lined, and Polyethylene Pipelines
Crossings, Hydrostatic Testing
In-line Inspection
Repair Techniques and Repair Welding

Attendee is responsible for their own accommodations.


Lunch will be provided for course attendees.

Benefits of Training with Us

Our instructors have many years of hands on experience in all facets of pipeline design, fabrication, installation, and inspection.  As the leading provider of pipeline and pressure equipment integrity management services, we’re in the perfect position to provide a significant amount of added value beyond just basic awareness of code requirements, including: comparisons of (different) jurisdictional requirements, information on best practices and practical interpretation + application of the various inspection tasks required.

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