2019 European API RBI User Group Week

The Equity Engineering Group, September 23, 2019

Event Overview

The full week program has been separated into three sessions: Risk-based Inspection Fundamentals, API RBI Software User Group Meeting and an Advanced Topics symposium. Risk-Based Inspection Fundamentals will cover basic topics for issues related to launching or enhancing a Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) program. The API RBI Software User Group meeting is an interactive two-day meeting to present and share knowledge regarding risk-based inspection methodology advances, implementation and experiences. The advanced topics session will cover HTHA, current NDE technology, Fitness-for- Service, other challenging industry topics.

Key Topics

  • RBI
  • API RBI Software
  • API RP 581
  • EN16991
  • FFS
  • HTHA
  • NDE Technology


  • September 23, 2019 – Risk-Based Inspection Fundamentals
    • Who should attend?
      • Those who are new to RBI
      • Those who are evaluating whether RBI would be benefical at their facility
  • September 24-25, 2019 – API RBI User Group Meeting
    • Who should attend?
      • API RBI software users, at all levels
  • September 26-27, 2019 – Advanced Topics Symposium
    • Who should attend?
      • Engineers and inspectors interested in challenging industry problems
    • What will be covered at the Advanced Topics Symposium?
      • Inspection for FFS and Proactive FFS for Inspection Optimization
      • Using FFS and Inspection to manage HTHA
      • Effect of PWHT on Equipment Reliability
      • Leveraging Advanced Analysis to Extend Equipment Life and Improve New Designs
      • Evaluating Brittle Fracture, Fatigue, and Flaw Growth in Pressure Equipment
      • Techniques for simulating High Temperature Creep Damage Evolution at Welds 

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