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Testing, Inspection and Certification

  • Spherical Storage Tank Inspections

New methods to address Spherical Storage Tank Inspections

  These techniques will provide our clients with cost and time savings and continued high inspection standards. There is a growing need to develop more innovative and cost-effective solutions for spherical tank inspections. While the industry still looks to traditional scaffolding companies to provide them with working platforms for inspecting the internals of spherical storage [...]

By |May 15th, 2019|NDT, Oil & gas|
  • Drone

Drones: improving the safety and efficiency of industrial inspections

Drones are transforming all fields of activity and performing complex tasks that would otherwise pose a risk to human life. We are generally seeing an increase in the use of drones not only in data collection, but also in inspections. In the industrial sector drones have a high potential for multiple purposes. Security can remotely [...]

By |March 25th, 2019|Inspection, Oil & gas|
  • integrity assessments

Facility integrity assessments can fuel gains in the oil and gas sector

Oil and gas companies face complex, often hazardous work environments that they must manage with incredible care. Any undesirable event in this industry often leads to a high consequence scenario, so the need to mitigate relevant risk is critical when trying to keep profits in a healthy place and efficiency at maximum performance. Facility integrity [...]

By |January 29th, 2019|Non-Destructive Testing, Oil & gas|
  • Utility mapping

Utility Mapping for Risk Reduction in Oil and Gas

The importance of utility mapping cannot be overstated in the Oil and Gas industry.  Time critical operations can be delayed during times of emergency if subsurface asset locations are unknown.  Maintenance schedules of critical assets can require adjustments due to the configuration of subsurface infrastructure. Special consideration and concern include the location and identification of [...]

By |December 5th, 2018|Engineering, Non-Destructive Testing, Oil & gas|
  • Atex

ATEX in workplaces: Basic guide to identify explosive atmosphere hazards in your facilities and ensure compliance with mandatory regulation

All companies which handle potentially explosive or inflammable materials in their facilities must comply with the European ATEX regulation and have an Explosion Protection Document (EPD) in place. But what type of companies and activities does this concern, and how can explosive atmospheres be identified and prevented? The following guide reviews the main ATEX hazards [...]

By |November 29th, 2018|Certification, Industry, Inspection, Oil & gas|
  • Pipeline Repair: Considerations for Determining the Most Appropriate Method

Pipeline Repair: Considerations for Determining the Most Appropriate Method

Hazardous liquid and natural gas pipelines have been used for decades to transport crude oil, refined petroleum products, and natural gas from their respective gathering systems to facilities where they are refined, processed, or stored.  As with any aging infrastructure after a certain period of time, preventative and ongoing maintenance is required to ensure the [...]

By |November 15th, 2018|Non-Destructive Testing, Oil & gas|
  • Applus+ PU12 remote inspection tool

Applus+ PU12 remote inspection tool combines expertise with design thinking for a complete transformation of the client experience in oil & gas

Combining inspection expertise, technology and the principles of design thinking, we customised the PU12, a remote inspection tool for safer, cheaper and faster inspection of complex on-plot piping. Applus+ provides remote visual inspections and non-destructive testing as a safe, flexible and cost-effective alternative to conventional inspection methods. In an increasingly competitive sector, with growing challenges, [...]

By |October 16th, 2018|Non-Destructive Testing, Oil & gas|
  • Creep-life prediction model for the energy sector

Energy & Industry Division in Canada develops realistic creep-life prediction model for the energy sector

With a view to advancing and evolving Applus+ services by bringing about technological innovations that are tailored to client needs, the Energy & Industry Division in Canada, through its brand SKC Engineering, has developed a case-specific, numerical recipe and integrated it into a welding simulation model, allowing them to identify areas susceptible to creep damage [...]

By |September 25th, 2018|Engineering, Oil & gas, Power and Water|
  • Longitudinal Stress in Buried Pipelines near Bends or End Caps

Longitudinal Stress in Buried Pipelines near Bends or End Caps

Accurate estimation of the longitudinal stress is frequently required, such as during the engineering critical assessment (ECA) of girth welds or the integrity analysis of pipelines including defects with considerable circumferential extension. At Kiefner and Associates, Inc. (Kiefner) (a Pipeline Engineering Consultancy company, and part of the Applus+ Group), we regularly address questions posed by [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Engineering, Oil & gas|
  • DTI Trekscan

The Applus+ RTD DTI Trekscan, a new addition to the suite of tools for inspection of Difficult To Inspect pipelines

The RTD DTI Trekscan is designed to inspect pipelines which are difficult to inspect (DTI), saving cost and improving pipeline integrity.     In addition to the existing suite of tethered crawler tools that are used for the inspection of Difficult To Inspect pipelines, Applus+ RTD introduces the free-swimming DTI Trekscan for the inspection of [...]

By |July 24th, 2018|Inspection, Non-Destructive Testing, Oil & gas|
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