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.
AOC has delivered thousands of sustainable Risk Based Inspection (RBI) programs earning the trust of owner operators.
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.
What is 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.
When working in Brazil please be aware that Brazil has its own Regulatory Standard – NR13 – that covers the minimum requirements for managing the integrity and inspection of steam boilers, pressure vessels, storage tanks and interconnecting pipes.
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.
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.
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.