Israel David Martinez is inspection engineer at ORPIC (Oman), with 12 years of experience in the field of inspection engineering, inspection planning, in-service inspection, failure analysis, and FFS. Mr. Martinez earned his B.Sc. in Metallurgical Engineering and piping design post-grade studies and holds certifications for API 510 (Pressure Vessel Inspection Code), API 570 (Piping Inspection Code) and API 653 (Atmospheric Tanks Inspection).
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January/February 2017 Inspectioneering Journal
By Israel D. Martinez at ORPIC
Evaluating remaining wall thickness of an asset is not enough to ensure its continued safe operation. Proactive strategies should be implemented to assess the entire environment affecting an asset’s condition, including the development of more effective inspection plans.