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Engineering, Oil and Gas

Asset Integrity Management for the Petroleum Industry




Introduction:

An Asset Integrity Management (AIM) program provides a backbone and incorporates design, maintenance, inspection, process, operations, and management concepts, making optimal return on investments.

This course focuses on the concept of AIM (i.e. design, technical, and operation integrity) in the safeguarding of the operational system. The approaches to reliability-centered maintenance (RCM), failure mode effect and criticality analysis (FMECA), risk-based maintenance (RBI), inspection of static process equipment, maintenance planning of rotating equipment, mitigate the challenges due to human factor, effective project management strategies, etc.

Targeted Groups:

  • Engineering Asset Management & Asset Integrity Management personnel
  • Technical Safety personnel
  • Engineers involved in maintenance and modification projects
  • Inspection and maintenance analysis and planning personnel
  • Project managers and project engineers
  • Technical discipline responsible personnel

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Manage assets in the petroleum industry in a sustainable and safe manner
  • Assess & control Asset Integrity of operational assets in production & process systems
  • Perform integrity management on the topside and subsea systems
  • Realize overall asset process in a systems engineering perspective
  • Use of adaptive technologies and techniques in engineering projects

Targeted Competencies:

  • Guidelines of asset integrity management
  • Subsea and risk assessment framework
  • Deepwater Riser and Subsea Integrity Management Strategy
  • How to develop more robust asset integrity maintenance and repair philosophy
  • Learning about asset management interpretation
  • AIM for FPSOs and offshore floating facilities
  • Riser and subsea asset field life extension case studies
  • Risk-based inspection for FPSOs and subsea facilities

Course Content:
Unit 1: Asset Integrity Management:

  • Introduction to the concept of Asset Management& Asset Integrity Management
  • Asset Management Landscape process model
  • The Asset Management System – Asset Management Policy – Asset Management Strategy – (Strategic) Asset Management Plans – line of sight
  • Asset Management roles
  • International standard on Asset Management: ISO 55000
  • Certification

Unit 2: Risk & Risk Assessment:

  • Approaches Used for Asset Integrity Management
  • Identification & assessment of risk
  • Risk management: using the risk matrix, risk register & hazard log
  • Risk on the business level, system-level and asset level
  • Several methodologies on different levels
  • Contingency planning

Unit 3: Risk-Based Maintenance:

  • Deterioration: the way assets could fail
  • The seven steps of Risk-Based Maintenance (RBM) / Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) incl. Failure Mode Effects &Criticality Analysis
  • Failure behavior of onshore & offshore systems
  • Choosing the right maintenance task
  • Risk-Based Inspection
  • Practical application

Unit 4: Life Cycle Management Aspects:

  • Life cycle of an asset
  • Systems Engineering & RAMS specification
  • Operational workflow
  • Lifetime extension
  • Performance measurement / KPI’s

Unit 5: The Way Forward: Improvement Plan:

  • Assessment of current Asset Management performance (specific aspects)
  • Drawing up an improvement plan / individual improvement plans to optimize the cost/ benefits