Achieving zero corrosion-related loss of primary containment in the refining industry.
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.
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 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 high level overview intrucing Mechanical Integrity and 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.
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
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.
This article suggests additional factors to consider when calculating probablity of failure for equipment exposed to high temperatures.
This article identifies several factors to consider during data collection as well as points out some guidelines for selecting potential inspection locations.
What are the hidden benefits of implementing Risk Based Inspection?
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.
A dysfunctionality found in many refineries, chemical plants, and other production facilities, is a lack of common asset management work processes.