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.
One of the most important steps in an RBI project is the corrosion study or damage mechanism review.
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.
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
What are your goals for RBI? How will you measure your success? How will you sustain that success?
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 long-standing vision of AOC, we are well on our way to meeting the goal of having 100% of our RBI staff certified to API 580.
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 several of the secondary benefits of Risk Based Inspection
Since the evaluation of inspection effectiveness for RBI can be so subjective, following these suggestions can greatly improve the process.
Not all vendors are created equal. Some up-front research can go a long way toward a high-quality learning experience.
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.