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 the industry-developed standards that are recognized and used with confidence worldwide. Inspector, in general, means as an official employed to ensure that official regulations are obeyed. So API inspector is an inspector certified by API organization to ensure regulation for equipment is obeyed by the[…]

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IDMS integrity database management system best practice 1

IDMS integrity database management system First time I saw an IDMS integrity Database Management System was in 2008 when I joined RBI engineer Training. In 2013, I joined a IDMS user training and in 2014 I attended “IDMS train the trainer”. Now I am a SME – subject expert matter, IDMS admin and a trainer for IDMS software.   IDMS integrity database management system – understanding Fixed equipment You need have a good technical background to use an IDMS software or at least you have 1 year field experience related to fixed equipment. Fixed equipment example are tank, pressure vessel,[…]

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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 location number asset owner cost center equipment parent equipment equipment risk ranking parent – child relation plant system equipment criticality assessment     here some example of equipment database: equipment type heat exchanger equipment subtype shell and tube equipment description production fluid heat exchanger equipment[…]

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what is asset integrity management software used in oil and gas industry?

why we use asset integrity management software? In oil and gas industry, we operate thousand equipment. For each equipment, there are thousands of inspection data. Due to the large quantity, we need a database to manage all equipment and its inspection record. We call it asset integrity management software -also known as IDMS– to manage equipment integrity. Basically, in asset integrity management software, there are 2 technical sides. First is server side which is usually used in SQL Server, Oracle or MySQL. The other side is “client software” that installed on user PC. The client software is used to input[…]

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