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Can sensitive leak test be performed "offshore" for all piping systems, equipment and valves?

asked Jun 25, 2014 in Offshore-Upstream by antonjoh (2,870 points)
Can sensitive leak test be performed offshore for all piping systems, equipment and valves designed for Hydrocarbon service using Nitrogen/Helium?

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answered Jun 25, 2014 by sabdullayev (5,290 points) | selected Jun 25, 2014 by antonjoh
 
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Sensitive leak test using Nitrogen/Helium shall be performed "onshore."

To perform sensitive leak test "offshore": Use Nitrogen pressure test on LP systems (oil & produced water). A service leak test using Hydrocarbons shall be done on HP systems (gas).
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