AOC has delivered thousands of sustainable Risk Based Inspection (RBI) programs earning the trust of owner operators.
One of the most important steps in an RBI project is the corrosion study or damage mechanism review.
When evaluation of inspection results suggest that an asset is near its end of useful life, Fitness for Service evaluations can determine if the asset us suitable for continued operation.
How well do you know RBI? Take this short quiz to test your knowledge of the API 580 risk-based inspection (RBI) work process.
Create mechanical integrity (MI) program value rather than it being seen as a necessary cost to minimize.
A high level overview intrucing Mechanical Integrity and Risk Based Inspection
What impact does Risk Based Inspection (RBI) have on my organization?
Is your Risk Based Inspection (RBI) program aligned with the API 580 Recommended Practice? Are you ready for certification?
What's actually going on inside all of that fancy software? An introduction to the API 581 methodology.
A deep dive into quantitative Risk Based Inspection (RBI) as outlined in API 581.
What are the hidden benefits of implementing Risk Based Inspection?
This is a practical approach to incorporating the new PHMSA gas well rules into your integrity program with the rest of your surface and subsurface assets.
A look at how the financial sector's concept of Asset Value Management can be applied to the petrochemical industry.
An example to compliment our earlier proposal for a risk analysis option that allows for individual damage mechanism risk calculation in API 581
A proposal for a risk analysis option that allows for individual damage mechanism risk calculation in API 581
A look at how RBI adds value whether you are just starting out or transitioning from a traditional methodology.
A look at several of the secondary benefits of Risk Based Inspection
Additional process data may be needed when environment, stress, and metallurgy are so alligned so as to indicate susceptibility to environmental cracking.
A simple screening to determine HTHA susceptibility and factors to consider when more data is required.
Since the evaluation of inspection effectiveness for RBI can be so subjective, following these suggestions can greatly improve the process.