PIPELINES

PIPELINES

DUSUP designs operates and maintains DUSUP's onshore pipelines and related facilities to International Standards in order to ensure an uninterrupted flow of gas and other hydrocarbons across Dubai for our own supplies and imports from other countries. The pipeline network consists of several hundred kilometers of pipelines ranging from 48" high pressure gas pipelines down to 10" condensate lines.

DUSUP also operates a No Objection Certificate (NOC) system across the Emirate of Dubai through RTA e-NOC portal whereby any contractor or developer working near a pipeline must provide the details of their work plan for technical review and approval. This is to keep Dubai's pipeline infrastructure safe and in harmony with the construction and development activities across the Emirate.

DUSUP inspectors monitor all work near pipelines and patrol the entire pipeline system on a twice daily basis. As an additional safety measure to protect against third party encroachment, the pipeline corridors have been fenced and warning signs have been installed at 250 meter intervals along each pipeline route.

NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATES (NOC)

In order to protect the integrity of the Dubai pipeline system, DUSUP operates a No Objection Certificates (NOC) process through RTA e-NOC system.

No work may be carried out within 60 meters of a pipeline or related facility without an approved written NOC from DUSUP through RTA e-NOC. A copy of the NOC must remain on the worksite during the work.

No work may be carried out within 10 meters of a pipeline or related facility without the on-site presence of a Pipeline Representative. The Pipeline Department must be contacted a minimum of four (4) working days in advance of works to arrange for a Pipeline Representative to be in attendance.

Site supervisory staff and site foreman must attend a mandatory Pipeline Safety Training prior to the commencement of work at site. Training sessions are held every Tuesday and Thursday commencing at 09.00 in our Jebel Ali Office.

To apply for an NOC from DUSUP, the application must be submitted through RTA e-NOC portal including a project location plan with DLTM coordinates, method statement, description of the works and shop drawings.  

For detail NOC submission requirements and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) refer to RTA eNOC on the following link:

https://noc.rta.ae/RTAeNOC/WebPages/Common/Login/Login.aspx

For DUSUP Standard NOC Conditions please click here

In case of Emergencies or if you detect smell of gas please call our 24 hour Emergency Control Room on: (04) 880-1867.