+44 (0) 114 4000850   |   US toll-free 877-399-1010
office@oilandgascorrosion.com

RBI Support for a Downstream Operator

Client

Confidential (A downstream operator owner of 4 refineries).

Location

East Europe – 4 Different Locations.

Summary

A downstream operator requested Oil and Gas Corrosion Ltd. to carry out an audit on their API 581 – based RBI system and to complete a gap analy

sis for RBI implementation in 3 other refineries.

Challenges

A downstream operator rapidly growing through acquisition of assets such as refineries had developed a corporate strategy that included, as a key objective, developing and implementing a corporate Risk Based Inspection (RBI) programme across their assets. The different legacy of each asset meant that there was no fit-for-all solution. The operator required a specialist company to:

  • carry out an audit in the only asset with RBI
  • complete a gap analysis on the remaining three assets.

The ultimate objective was to identify key areas of opportunity and prioritise remaining actions.

How Our Expertise Helped The Client

Oil and Gas Corrosion Ltd. assembled a team of RBI experts fully trained to API 581 and with extensive refinery experience. Ivan Gutierrez, Managing Director of Oil and Gas Corrosion Ltd. led the team activities across 4 different sites.

The result of the audit was the verification of the existing RBI system and a series of recommendations for continuous improvement. The gap analysis in the 3 remaining assets was the foundation for development and implementation strategy of a corporate RBI system.

The strategy outlines:

  • Infrastructure
  • Technology
  • instrumentation,
  • inspection
  • monitoring requirements

The gap analysis was also used to define the RBI system minimum requirements and as a base for the preparing a scope of work to implement a corporate RBI system.

 

Talk to our team to learn how we can develop a unique Corrosion Management System to help you safeguard integrity and maximise production.

 

With a wealth of experience in the oil and gas industry, we provide independent materials and corrosion consultancy to help companies reduce risk, save money and apply best practice in their oil and gas businesses.

 

Find out more by getting in touch – you’ll get an answer from a qualified, experienced materials engineer every time. 

How to get in touch

Email Us

US toll-free

UK: +44(0)1144000850

Email: office@oilandgascorrosion.com

OIL & GAS CASE STUDIES

Discipline Authority for Dana Petroleum

Discipline Authority for Dana Petroleum

Client Dana Petroleum is a successful exploration and production company with operations and interests in the UK, the Netherlands and Egypt. Location North Sea Summary Ivan Gutierrez, Director of Oil & Gas Corrosion supported Dana Petroleum as Materials and...

Subsurface Integrity Review in ADNOC

Subsurface Integrity Review in ADNOC

Client The Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Petroleum Operations Ltd. (ADCO) operates onshore and in shallow coastal waters of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Location United Arab Emirates Summary Oil & Gas Corrosion worked with ADCO to assure fitness for purpose of the...

Materials selection for gas lift solution

Materials selection for gas lift solution

Client Petroleum Technology Company AS Location Norway   Summary Petroleum Technology Company AS (PTC) provides innovative gas lift, chemical injection and wellhead VR profile-based monitoring, intervention and control solutions to the oil and gas industry...