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Preservation & Overhaul

Preservation & Overhaul

IPEC offers Preservation & Overhaul services and is becoming the service-provider of choice for pipeline construction companies looking for reliability, safety and quality.


Chemical Cleaning of Piping

Chemical cleaning is typically used to remove deposits like scale, corrosion, waxes, paraffin and asphalting sediments in piping systems and may be required when pigging methods are unsuitable or insufficient. Chemical cleaning is also widely used for commissioning and decommissioning of piping systems to increase productivity and efficiency and to maintain the quality of the product. Following services in aspect of cleaning is available.

  • Dewaxing
  • Degreasing
  • Hot Oil Flushing
  • Acid Wash
  • Decontamination


Chemical Cleaning of Hydrocarbon Storage Tanks

Tank cleaning is the process of removing hydrocarbon vapors, liquids or residues. Tank cleaning may be required for one or more of the following reasons:

  • To preserve quality of chemical product.
  • To perform internal inspections and repairs.
  • To change the service of storage tank


Ultrasonic Inspection

Ultrasonic testing (UT) is a non-destructive test method that utilizes sound waves to detect cracks and defects in parts and materials. It can also be used to determine a material's thickness, such as measuring the wall thickness of a pipe. UT inspection can be used to detect defects in a piping system or within the weld joints.


Valve Maintenance and Operational Test

The integrity, reliability and safety are only warranted when valves are given the right treatment. IPEC offers a large variety of services for the repair and testing of any valve type, size and pressure class. Our mission is to supply guidance by sharing our experience. We deliver safety.



De-commissioning operation is usually utilized when a piping system needs to be freed from the product in order to be ready for either product change or being preserved for a period of time. This operation usually consists of cleaning and draining steps.