AOC has delivered thousands of sustainable Risk Based Inspection (RBI) programs earning the trust of owner operators.
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.
Asset Optimization's Inspection Group provides our partners with comprehensive inspection resources to further support our internal needs and the needs of our partners. Consisting of both API-certified inspectors and ASNT-compliant technicians, our inspection team offers a variety of visual inspection and NDE services.
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.
A look at several of the secondary benefits of 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 dysfunctionality found in many refineries, chemical plants, and other production facilities, is a lack of common asset management work processes.
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.
How RBI, DMR, and IOW programs can be used to manage reliability of Ethane crackers.
A case study presenting the methods used to calculate qualitative risk for a critical refrigeration system and the results of the assessment.
How a young NDE technician's critical discovery caused a shell and tube exchanger to be pulled and returned to the fabricator.
The benefits of utilizing risk-based methodologies for the inspection programs of often overlooked utilities systems
This article identifies several factors to consider during data collection as well as points out some guidelines for selecting potential inspection locations.