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Pipeline Defect Assessment Course

Pipeline Defect Assessment Course Overview

Penspen tutors will guide you through from an introduction to basic pipeline engineering principles to risk and integrity management and analysis.  We will discuss why pipelines fail and discuss basic theory for the assessment of corrosion defects, gouges, dents, cracks and weld defects.

Course Objective

This course will:

  • Present methods available to assess the significance of defects detected in onshore and offshore pipelines.
  • Give an introduction to fracture mechanics and fatigue; and also introduces fundamental analytical methods used to assess pipeline defects.


The course will be delivered from Newcastle, UK


2018 Dates:

12th-14th November 2018

2019 Dates:

8th-10th February 2019

14th-16th May 2019

3rd-5th September 2019

19th-21st November 2019

This is a three day course.

Lunch and refreshments and short break out sessions will be provided throughout the three day course, giving attendees the opportunity to network with other delegates and discuss the topics on the course agenda in more detail.

Places are limited to ensure that delegates receive the best possible introduction to this interesting subject.  Please register your interest early as this course is very popular.

Your Tutors

This course will be led by Susannah Turner.

Register Your Interest

To register your interest in this course please contact Learning Services at training@penspen.com