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WE COMPLETE YOUR MOST CHALLENGING PIPELINE PROJECTS

Over 60 years strong, Arnett & Burgess Pipeliners provides pipeline and facility construction, pipeline integrity, pipeline coating, and custom fabrication solutions to the energy industry based on the principles of quality, safety, and integrity. Our team of professional pipeliners work in challenging, variable terrain, across a wide variety of jurisdictions. Our experience is our strength and allows for efficient crew customization to deliver on your project’s needs.

Typical Pipeline Construction Project

Overview of activities spread over several kilometres in a typical pipeline construction project.

STEP 1

Fabrication

STEP 2

Temporary Fencing & Signage

STEP 3

Clearing

STEP 4

Grading & Topsoiling

STEP 5

Stringing (ahead of or behind the trenching)

STEP 6

Pipe Set-Up & Bending

STEP 7

Restaking Trench Centreline

STEP 8

Welding – Rootbead & Hot Pass (Pipe Gang)

STEP 9

Welding – Fill Passes & CAP (Firing Line)

STEP 10

NDE Examination (X-Ray or UT)

STEP 11

Field Weld Coating

STEP 12

Final Coating Inspection (Jeeping)

STEP 13

Trenching, Rock Trenching (if required)

STEP 14

Rock Trenching & Padding

STEP 15

Lowering-In

STEP 16

Boring – Conventional (if required)

STEP 17

Tie-Ins

STEP 18 & 19

Backfilling & Clean-up

STEP 20 & 21

Caliper Pigging, Hydrostatic Testing & Dewatering, Drying, Final Tie-Ins

STEP 22

Final Clean-up, Restoration, & Revegetation

STEP 23

Commissioning

Certifications & Competencies

  • Armor Plate® Pipe Wrap
  • Positive Materials Identification
  • AutoBond™
  • Certified in API 578
  • FlexPipe Installers (US)
  • Canusa Certified
  • Denso ISO Certification
  • ICAT Coatings Certified
  • NACE Inspector Levels I, II and III
  • Specialty Polymer Coatings (SPC) Certified

Accomplishments & Differentiators

  • Primary Integrity Service provider for North America’s largest pipeline operator
  • Ability to work on Cross-Border Projects (Canada/US)
  • ACSA Audit Score = 95%, 2020
  • Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) Foundation Quality Award | 2019
  • Quanta Services Wilson Yancey Safety Professional of the Year | 2019
  • Projects are Supported by Project Management Professionals
  • Multi-Skilled, Highly Trained Labour
  • Work is Completed from Fabrication to Field Installation Seamlessly
  • Work with Most Asset Owner Companies in Western Canada
  • Saskatchewan First Nations Safety Association Public Safety Officer Award | 2018
  • TC Energy – Performance Excellence, Silver Safety Award | 2014
  • TC Energy Pipe Project Management Bronze Safety Award | 2013
  • Kinder Morgan Canadian Contractor of the Year | 2012

OUR EXPERIENCE IS OUR STRENGTH

View a selection of our projects accomplished over the years.