Category Archives: Risk Based Inspection

Hi Readers and visitors of Risk Based Inspection,

welcome to the Risk Based Inspection (RBI) category. In this category, we can get any information related to Risk Based Inspection job. My first training on this area was in 2008 and I certified as Risk Based Engineer level 1 at that year. Since 2008, I have many jobs related to Risk Based Inspection assessment.

RBI is the excellent strategy for managing the huge quantity of pipeline and fixed equipment. RBI is used widely in Oil and Gas industry in upstream and down stream operation.

the output or deliverable of Risk Based Inspection assessment:

  • asset list
  • asset risk ranking. this can be used as criticality ranking
  • asset probability of failure
  • asset consequence of failure
  • damage mechanisme
  • inspection task appropriate to damage mechanisme
  • inspection interval
  • inspection schedule

In Maintenance Management point of view, RBI is an excellent and proven tools to reduce inspection cost without jeopardize asset integrity and process safety. RBI is acknowledged by many organization like API to manage inspection job. We can get more information on RBI in API 580 dan API 581. Many contractor provide services to conduct a RBI assessment on behalf of client. they may provide a RBI software or just using a spreadsheet excel or simple VBA ( Macro excel ).

IDMS Integrity Database Management System best practice 3 (asset management software)

IDMS integrity database management system best practice we will continue the previous article about IDMS integrity database management system best practice. Previously we talk about design code, inspection method involved and trending. now we will focus on Risk Based Inspection feature. IDMS integrity database management system best practice : upload Risk Based Inspection assessment One… Read More »

API Inspector job in Oil and Gas Industry

what is API inspector Job? API stands for American Petroleum Institute. the API manage certification programs called ICP. Since 1989, API’s Individual Certification Programs (ICP) have provided the petroleum and petrochemical industries with an independent and unbiased way to evaluate the knowledge and experience of technical and inspection personnel. These certification programs are based on… Read More »

introduction to EAM enterprise asset management

what is EAM – enterprise asset management?   EAM or Enterprise asset management is a system for managing asset inventory, asset hierarchy and asset database. Currently, most companies use EAM to manage its asset. in EAM we can find all information related to asset such as   equipment type equipment subtype equipment description equipment number… Read More »