In previous blogs, my colleagues have explained the necessary interaction between people, systems and equipment (PSE) towards operational integrity. This has been emphasised by recent incidents, which has brought the interaction between all three to the forefront of the industry and the realisation that they cannot be considered in isolation. Imbalance between people, systems and ... Read more.
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Integrity Engineering Services provides an augmented approach to inspection management, looking at all the factors that equate to operational integrity and acknowledging where the issues reside and providing the necessary tools to resolve them. Integrity engineering is moving away from the traditional perceptions of non destructive testing (NDT), inspection and maintenance works to a more ... Read more.
Earlier this summer I attended the combined PSAM and ESREL conference in Helsinki, probably the largest and most influential conference for risk and reliability practitioners this year. Key experts from industries like nuclear power, oil and gas, aviation, rail, and process industry, shared their thoughts and new ideas for improvements in the field of risk ... Read more.
Following on from my previous blog – a live feed of our recent ‘Energy in the Spotlight’ event, I thought it appropriate to follow up on some of the key points that were raised, providing a basis for discussion and debate. I particularly liked the presentation that Charles Hendry, UK Minister of State for Energy, ... Read more.
The sub-sea industry is going ‘longer, deeper and colder’ and platforms are ‘moving’ sub-sea with compression and separation. The interface between topsides, platforms and the sub-sea installations is getting more and more complicated. Due to high maintenance costs, it is crucial that the sub-sea systems work as intended. With this increasing complexity, there may be ... Read more.