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As part of our community and customer engagement, our consultants routinely create video content for various topics. Check here for anything from two-minute descriptions of our various services and offerings to longer, 20-minute presentations addressing a very specific topic in our industry.

Equipment and Process Data Collection

Equipment and Process Data Collection

6/9/2021

In this presentation our Senior Consultant, Paul Raithby explains the importance of the Equipment and Process Data Collection. He outlines who requires this data and why the data is needed as well as detailing the type of information that must be collected. For more information about this or any of our other RBI Services, please see our website: https://www.aoccorp.com/services/risk-based-inspection

Software Training

Software Training

5/18/2021

Leon Johnson – VP for Learning and Performance, introduces our Software Training. This Training will enable your company to use your Mechanical Integrity software tools more effectively. Our training differs by concentrating on accomplishing tasks instead of software features. For more information on our software training please visit our website. GE APM / Meridium: https://www.aoccorp.com/training/ge-apm-mechanical-integrity-work-process-training https://www.aoccorp.com/training/risk-analyst-training-for-ge-apm-rbi LR Capstone / RBMI https://www.aoccorp.com/training/rbi-work-process-using-rbmi https://www.aoccorp.com/training/risk-analyst-training-for-rbmi-training

Field Verification

Field Verification

5/12/2021

In this video Lawrence Petersen, Team Leader, explains why Field Verification is an important part of any RBI implementation and the type of information that should be collected during the process. For more information about our RBI Implementation Services please visit our website: https://www.aoccorp.com/services/risk-based-inspection

Custom Training

Custom Training

5/6/2021

Leon Johnson – VP for Learning and Performance, introduces our Custom Training. Most of the Training that we deliver is customised to suit your own company requirements. As Leon explains custom does not mean expensive because of the way that we build courses to suit your own requirements here at AOC. For more information or to inquire about our custom training, please visit our website: https://www.aoccorp.com/training/custom-training

Risk Methodology Training

Risk Methodology Training

4/20/2021

Leon Johnson – VP for Learning and Performance, introduces our RBI Risk Methodology or Risk Analyst Training. Typically, this training course will ensure that participants have a detailed understand of how Probability and Consequence is calculated in some of the more common Risk Methodologies that are being used. This enables Risk to be determined and leads to Risk Based Inspection plans being developed. For more information on our RBI Risk Methodology / Risk Analyst training browse one of these two courses: https://www.aoccorp.com/training/risk-analyst-training-for-ge-apm-rbi https://www.aoccorp.com/training/risk-analyst-training-for-rbmi-training Learn more about AOC at https://www.aoccorp.com We hope that you enjoy this content and look forward to receiving your comments.

Systemization

Systemization

4/14/2021

In this video Senior Consultant, Don Conger, explains how to Systemize and Circuitize the piping on your Site to make it more efficient to inspect. More information about our Risk Based Inspection services can be found on our website at: https://www.aoccorp.com/services/risk-based-inspection We hope that you enjoy this content and look forward to receiving your comments.

API 581 Training

API 581 Training

3/24/2021

This is the third video in our short video series. Leon Johnson – VP for Learning and Performance, introduces our new API 581 Training Course. This three-day training course will walk participants through the key elements of the API 581 Recommended Practice. It can be delivered both face-to-face or remotely. For more information on our API 581 Training or to register, please visit our website: https://www.aoccorp.com/training/api-581-training. We hope that you this content useful and look forward to receiving your comments. For any other information, please feel free to contact us at https://www.aoccorp.com/contact

API 580 Training

API 580 Training

3/18/2021

This is the second video in our short video series describing the various services and offerings of AOC. Leon Johnson, VP for Learning and Performance, introduces our very popular API 580 Training Course. This is a course that is ideal preparation before taking your API 580 exam. It has been delivered on three continents and can be delivered either face to face or remotely. For more information about our API 580 Training course, check out https://www.aoccorp.com/training/api-580-training. There will be a further short video released next month when our API 581 Training course will be introduced. We hope that you enjoy this content and look forward to receiving your comments. Contact AOC at https://www.aoccorp.com/contact.

Defining the Master Asset List

Defining the Master Asset List

3/10/2021

This is the latest Video in our YouTube Series on Risk Based Inspection (RBI). In this video we cover some issues that need to be considered when you decide to implement a Risk Based Inspection Mechanical Integrity Program. The reasons for implementing an RBI program will have a big influence on the assets that you choose to include. In our experience it is important to choose equipment for a Pilot Project wisely. We hope that you enjoy this content and look forward to receiving your comments. Stay tuned for the next video in this series which we release regularly on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information on how Asset Optimization Consultants can help you with your next RBI project check us out at: https://www.aoccorp.com/services/risk-based-inspection Or contact us at: https://www.aoccorp.com/contact

Introduction to Training Services Offered by AOC

Introduction to Training Services Offered by AOC

3/2/2021

Leon Johnson – VP for Learning and Performance, explains some of the ways that we can help companies solve their training needs. For more information, please visit our website: https://www.aoccorp.com/training or contact us at https://www.aoccorp.com/contact. Stay tuned for more short videos highlighting various offerings provided here at Asset Optimization Consultants.

Transitioning from Time-Based to RBI

Transitioning from Time-Based to RBI

2/10/2021

This is the eighth post in our series on Risk Based Inspection (RBI). In this video, Mike explains some of challenges that need to be tackled when moving from a Time-Based regime to a Risk Based Inspection Mechanical Integrity Program. Change is a difficult journey for any organization, but Mike shares his pragmatic and enthusiastic views on why change needs to be embraced and the benefits that an organization can gain from completing this journey. Learn more about our Risk Based Inspection services at: https://www.aoccorp.com/services/risk-based-inspection We hope that you enjoy this content and look forward to receiving your comments. Come back on the 2nd Wednesday of every month for another informative post in this series.

Establishing IOWs for RBI

Establishing IOWs for RBI

1/13/2021

This is the seventh Video in our RBI Video Log Series. We have received some recent requests to explain IOWs or Integrity Operating Windows in more detail. Responding to this request, in this video Travis Gaston who is a Consultant with Asset Optimization Consultants in Houston, explains why IOWs are important and how they are used as part of your Asset Integrity Management Program. Be sure to tune in every 2nd Wednesday of the month for more informative content in this series. For more information, visit us at https://www.aoccorp.com

API 580 Certification

API 580 Certification

12/9/2020

In January 2019, Scott Jones, the President and CEO of Asset Optimization Consultants set a company objective of having all our Risk Based Inspection (RBI) Consulting Staff certified to API 580. We are very pleased to say that this objective was achieved in early 2020. In this presentation AOC Team Leader, Billy Walker explains why it was so important for the company to be able to achieve this goal. Tune in next month on the 2nd Wednesday for the next post in our series on Risk Based Inspection.

AOC Offers Remote Support

AOC Offers Remote Support

12/8/2020

This year has been tough for companies and individuals alike. Between the virus, working from home, and the shutdowns, we are all being asked to do more with less. We at AOC want to let all of our clients and friends know that we are still here for you. We have revamped the way we do business so that most all of our services can be performed virtually with the exception of performing onsite visual and NDE inspections. If you still have items to get done and not enough hours, see how we can help: https://www.aoccorp.com/services

Project Planning in Risk Based Inspection (RBI)

Project Planning in Risk Based Inspection (RBI)

11/11/2020

Our third presentation in our RBI YouTube Series is delivered by Leon Johnson. Leon is our VP of Performance and Learning. This short presentation entitled RBI Project Planning, covers the decisions that need to be made when developing the RBI project scope. It also discusses the factors that influence the resources required to execute the project scope such as the chosen methodology and software options. Next month we will continue with the theme of Project Planning when we discuss how to transition from a Time-Based approach to Risk Based Inspection instead.

Key Roles in the Risk Based Inspection (RBI) Team

Key Roles in the Risk Based Inspection (RBI) Team

10/14/2020

This presentation is the second in our new Video Log Series. In this video our Senior Consultant, Paul Raithby will explain the reasons for a Team approach to execute a successful Risk Based Inspection Implementation Project. He will identify the various personnel required to implement a project and their roles in ensuring that the Project is executed efficiently and can be sustained. Come back next month for the next video in our series entitled RBI Project Planning, presented by our VP of Performance and Learning, Leon Johnson.

RBI Vlog Series Introduction

RBI Vlog Series Introduction

9/10/2020

This presentation is the first in our new Video Log Series. Over the next few months the team of consultants at Asset Optimization Consultants will discuss all aspects of the Risk Based Inspection implementation process. We will start with the Key Roles required in the RBI Team and move through the Planning Process; Data Collection; The Damage Mechanism Review; Risk Analysis; Inspection Planning; Training associated with a RBI implementation and finally Risk Projection. For people who are not aware of the history and experience of AOC this presentation shows the breadth and depth of knowledge and experience in the areas of Asset Integrity and Reliability, and the global reach that the company offers.

Introduction to Risk Based Inspection (RBI)

Introduction to Risk Based Inspection (RBI)

7/7/2020

This video is a short presentation, around 20 minutes long, introducing the subject of Risk Based Inspection (RBI). It focuses on: - The reasons for implementing a Risk Based Inspection program - The concept of Risk - How to implement and sustain a Risk Based Inspection program, and - Some of the benefits that will be gained by a business by implementing a Risk Based Inspection program