Appalachain Basin 

Project summary

  • ILI Tool Validation Dig with up to 5 metal loss features to be verified
  • Need high accuracy and traceable results for engineers to analyze and feed back to ILI vendor
  • Need high quality and dependable construction company to
    • Verify the correct location
    • Ensure that dig is safe and secure
    • Ensure minimal impact to immediate environment – dig in a sensitive area

Added Challenge

  • Last minute weather change within this environmentally sensitive area caused a Friday 4:30 request
  • Swamp matts needed


  • JRGO provided a full Turn Key Service that was capable of meeting all the above requirements with
    • A construction crew with the best safety record possible
    • An efficiency of activities and job coordination using a single point of contact
    • All the requirements are known in advance to ensure optimum efficiency for all the shared activities
    • Advanced Technology 3D laser tools to provide rapid, high accuracy digital 3D models of all the ILI feature anomalies


  • JRGO’s Vice President and Director of Construction Services worked through the weekend to ensure that matting was scheduled and delivered despite the weather to avoid any delays to our customer
  • JRGO’s Construction and Integrity NDE crew members collaborated to ensure the location is verified and all ILI feature locations
  • The Excavation and validation services delivered beyond expectations, with our customer vowing to recommend this turn key solution throughout their different business divisions

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