Media Release: STATS showcase BISEP


PIPELINE integrity expert, Dale Millward, head of subsea development at piping technology specialist, STATS Group, was one of the key speakers at this week’s Fourth Pipe Tech World Summit in Rome.

The annual Pipe Tech event is attended by global experts in pipeline projects and technology, and features the latest methodology and solutions available to deliver oil and gas to market, from pipeline construction through to pipeline maintenance.

Mr Millward delivered a workshop on Dead Leg Removal and Line Remediation, demonstrating how STATS’ pipeline isolation tools, the BISEP™ and Tecno Plug™ can be utilised to isolate and remove dead legs without interrupting production.

With 18 years experience in the pipeline and subsea intervention industry, Mr Millward has successfully conceived and delivered numerous unique engineering tools and systems for subsea recovery, abandonment and intervention.

Aberdeen-based STATS are a leading provider of pipeline and process isolation and intervention services and technologies across the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, which reduce system or plant downtime and enhance safety and environmental performance.

STATS Group managing director, Pete Duguid, said: “The opportunity to speak at Pipe Tech put us in front of the leading experts in pipeline integrity and cements our reputation as a company which delivers innovative and unique piping solutions across the oil and gas producing world.”


Note to editors

STATS Group is a specialist engineering company and service provider that operates predominantly in the arena of piping and pipeline integrity and maintenance. We supply a comprehensive range of products and services, which enable piping and pipeline isolation, intervention, inspection, repair, connection, and testing work scopes.

The majority of our works are undertaken on mature assets, typically process piping onboard offshore facilities (fixed and floating). We also supply products and services for infield and trunk pipelines both onshore and subsea, as well as onshore processing and distribution terminal facilities.

Established in 1998, our key drivers of providing innovation, value and rapid response, has cemented our reputation in the UK-North Sea and other oil producing regions for always exceeding client expectations. Every product in the STATS portfolio is designed, manufactured, assembled and tested by our own in-house engineers and technicians.

In 2009, STATS Group invested £5 million in a new headquarters at Kintore near Aberdeen, which includes 40,000 sq ft of workshops, storage and testing facilities.


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