FITNESS FOR SERVICE - FFS

Fitness for Service (FFS) – FFS is performed using clear and technically justified procedures that ensure consistent predictions. In this way, this service becomes an assessment technique to know whether an equipment with volumetric (thickness loss) or planar defects (cracks) can continue in service

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Maximize availability and minimize mechanic failure in your equipment and assets

After determining their current state, it will be possible to predict your assets’ life-cycle and make decisions that ensures the protection of people and the environment.

GIE GROUP counts with a group of professionals that will help you to:

»Determine whether structural components such as pressure valves, tanks, or pipelines are safe and fit for service.

»Evaluate how trustworthy your assets will be during a specific period of time, for example, until the following scheduled plant shutdown.

» Make informed decisions in relation to the operation of an equipment: repair, reclassification or replacement

» Schedule inspection intervals by assessing the remnant life of your equipment

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HIDDEN BAD ACTORS

Identify the main equipment that generates unforeseen production losses

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ILI DATA ALIGNMENT, POE, GIS , FFP

Trustworthy solution to guarantee quality in the ILI process. Solution design. Process and QA/QC Control. Thorough data analysis: Inspection and Maintenance Plan, Fitness for Service Tests

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CORROSION CONSULTANTS

Analysis of hazards caused by corrosion; preventive measures and mitigation actions through our Corrosion Studies and Programs, our management system of corrosion in flowlines/ pipelines and our Assessment and Corrosion-Inhibitor-Selection Laboratory

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IOW – INTEGRITY OPERATING WINDOWS

IOWs identify safe operation limits in order to avoid degradation and lost of primary contention in equipment. The ultimate purpose of IOWs is to reduce operating risks in process equipment

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MATERIALS SCIENCE

Numeric modelling by means of Computer Simulation

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FITNESS FOR SERVICE

Determine whether your assets are fit to continue in service or they need reparation/replacement by detecting damage during inspection

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STRESS ANALYSIS

Identify damage mechanisms active in static and dynamic components of pipelines and industrial facilities and determine how they contribute to failure to avoid future events

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RISK CONSULTANTS / QRA

Identify and analyze hazards to your assets’ integrity

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RCM - RAM - RBI - RCA

The need to ensure businesses sustainability in highly competitive markets calls for the application of different techniques that improve reliability in physical assets

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