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CEDA Pigging & Decoking operates a mobile fleet of technologically advanced double and triple pumper pigging and decoking and filtration units throughout North America.

Our experienced team is focused on helping you minimize downtime, mitigate risk and avoid costly outages. As a result, CEDA routinely delivers safe, environmentally friendly and effective pigging, decoking and descaling services to refineries, upgraders, steam generation facilities, steam injection facilities, chemical plants, oil recycling plants, pipelines and related facilities throughout North America. Our highly trained operators don’t just follow instructions - they solve problems.

Pigging & Decoking Services

  • Commissioning
  • Decoking of fired heater furnaces (cokers, vacuum units, diluent heaters, hydrocrackers)
  • Descaling of OTSG boilers and HRSGs
  • Descaling of syngas coolers and salt bath heaters
  • Smart pigging capabilities
  • Pipeline pigging
  • Filtration - capable of delivering a state-of-the-art system used to minimize environmental impact by recycling the water required for pigging

Features of our mobile Pigging & Decoking units include: 

  • Engines matched with pumps to meet Tier 4 emission standards
  • Electrically operated pumps to reduce emissions
  • Double protection spill containment - no spills on the ground
  • Emergency Shutdown Device (ESD)
  • Onboard computers
  • Self-sufficient power source - no plant power required
  • QC program for all pressure-rated hoses, launchers and receivers

Added benefits for our clients include: 

  • Intensive training leading to world-class safety results
  • Track record of improving our clients' schedules by deploying multiple pigging units on outages
  • Offer double and triple pumpers to meet the needs of our clients
  • Each pump has its own engine and operator to mitigate the risk of lodged pigs in our clients' assets with multiple line sizes
  • If requested, CEDA is able to custom design a progressive pigging program to account for tube metallurgy and fouling hardness to reduce the risk of scoring the tube wall
  • Extensive preventative maintenance program for CEDA equipment to ensure 100% availability while onsite - no downtime for repairs

Reducing Costs and Increasing Productivity

CEDA has worked with numerous clients to reduce time spent performing decoking services. In one instance, CEDA reduced the pigging time per furnace from more than 30 hours per unit to 18-22 hours per unit.

This resulted in a 30-40% reduction in the time the furnace was offline and a direct reduction in costs for the client. CEDA was able to do this through:

  • Progressive pigging practices for size variances throughout the units.
  • Equipment maintenance procedures to minimize downtime.
  • Technology enhancements on both CEDA designed pumper and filtration units to increase operational efficiency.
info [at] cedagroup [dot] com
Canada: 1-403-253-3233
United States: 1-346-227-1400
CEDA Head Office
Suite 625, 11012 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, AB T2J 6A5