Sentinel Integrity Solutions

Sentinel Integrity Solutions

Company Profile

Sentinel Integrity Solutions is a full service inspection company, providing a full suite of inspection support to service the petroleum (upstream, midstream, and downstream operations), chemical, power, and pipeline industries. We are respected by our clients for the unsurpassed reliability, dedication, and professionalism exhibited by our personnel and the customer service and responsiveness exhibited by our management team.

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Corporate Headquarters
6606 Miller Road 2
Houston, Texas 77049 United States
(281) 457-2225

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Asset Integrity Management

The Asset Integrity Management System (AIMS) is a grass roots program developed completely in-house by Sentinel. AIMS is comprised of authentically created works, creations, spreadsheets, processes, procedures, work flows, strategies, methodologies, and related proprietary software modules.

Turnaround Services

Sentinel Integrity Solutions can provide qualified and experienced personnel to augment the resources available to handle turnaround planning and scheduling, manage the turnaround activities, and assist in the startup of the facilities to minimize the out-of-service time.

On-Stream Support

Sentinel Integrity Solutions is an industry leader in providing on-stream maintenance inspection, also known as continuous run and maintain inspection services. Sentinel Integrity Solutions has the experience and the personnel to support any inspection programs.

Nondestructive Testing

Sentinel offers a wide array of conventional and advanced NDT applications for turnaround and on-stream inspection activities, including ultrasonics, heat exchanger tubing inspections, eddy current testing, real time radiography, and more.

Rope Access Services

Rope access is comprised of a toolbox of techniques utilizing ropes and specialized hardware as the primary means of providing access to difficult to access areas. Sentine's staff of rope access professionals can rapidly deploy to your facility to support your vertical access needs.

Careers with Sentinel

As the petrochemical industry's leading inspection, testing and certification company, Sentinel is always looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our team. We provide the opportunity for an exciting career in a diverse multicultural setting.

Sentinel Integrity Solutions's Inspectioneering Content

The Importance of Mentoring the Next Generation of Inspectioneers
July/August 2018 Inspectioneering Journal
By David McCann, Turnaround Manager at Sentinel Integrity Solutions Inc.

As mentorship programs continue to fade across the oil & gas, chemical, petrochemical, and other process industries, this article discusses a few of the main causes as well as the importance for stopping this trend.

Fight-or-Flight Inspection: Don
July/August 2017 Inspectioneering Journal
By Mark Savage, API Inspector at Sentinel Integrity Solutions, Inc.

3 common repair scenarios include routine maintenance, scope repairs, and major discoveries. An inspector’s ability to properly manage each situation can mean the difference between mechanical integrity success and failure.

Identifying Common Mistakes in Inspection Interval Determination
January/February 2017 Inspectioneering Journal
By Chuck Provost, VP of Operations at Sentinel Integrity Solutions

Some facilities lead the industry with streamlined RBI/IOW programs, and some facilities are just implementing standard calendar-based programs. Both are still susceptible to inspection interval gaps.

November/December 2016 Inspectioneering Journal
By Blake Stermer, Sr. Mechanical Integrity/Turnaround Consultant at Sentinel Integrity Solutions

As the industry strives to maintain PSM/OSHA compliance through owner/user mechanical integrity programs, inspection professionals should fully understand technical standards to generate an adequate repair recommendation or request further inspection and testing

What Is Refractory?
July/August 2016 Inspectioneering Journal
By Jackson Espinoza, Refractory Division Manager at Sentinel Integrity Solutions

An explanation of refractory including its uses and recent advancements in abrasion-resistant materials, dry-out/cure times, improved installation methods, and anchoring systems.

Advanced NDT for Plant Life Assessment
March/April 2016 Inspectioneering Journal
By Mike Brown, Advanced Services Division Manager at Sentinel Integrity Solutions

While there are many types of advanced NDT, this article will focus on the use of acoustics and electromagnetism as the bases for conducting examinations.

The Importance of Selecting the Appropriate Inspection Method
November/December 2015 Inspectioneering Journal
By Mike Brown, Advanced Services Division Manager at Sentinel Integrity Solutions

It is often best to rely on properly trained and experienced inspection service providers to determine the proper method for any inspection project. Thus, inspection companies can suggest utilizing the most effective and efficient inspection techniques that will result in the highest probability of detection (POD), while potentially saving the facility operators’ time, effort, and capital.

Testing and Inspection Methods to Improve the Life Cycle of Refractory
March/April 2015 Inspectioneering Journal
By Jeremy Wimberly, Operations Manager - Refractory at Sentinel Integrity Solutions

Refractory materials have significantly evolved during the past 15 years, testing technology is much more sophisticated, and the need for test technicians to be properly trained and experienced to use that technology is much more important than it has been in the past. Today, operators know that to ensure at least five to six year run times on processing units, production baffle testing and material prequalification and inspection processes and results are absolutely critical.

November/December 2014 Inspectioneering Journal
By Scott Corey, President of Operations at Sentinel Integrity Solutions Inc.

One of the major challenges inspectors and plant operators face after each turnaround is to ensure that all repair and scope work is and was completed in accordance with the client’s requirements. Sometimes that verification will be to ensure work was completed in conjunction with the applicable codes, and sometimes that it was completed in conjunction with the client’s own in-house specifications.

A Roadmap for Successful Turnaround  Inspections: Turnaround Inspection Execution
July/August 2014 Inspectioneering Journal
By Scott Corey, President of Operations at Sentinel Integrity Solutions Inc.

In this issue of Inspectioneering Journal, I detail a roadmap for inspection activities during turnaround executions. This roadmap includes the critical elements of turnaround inspections, the keys to optimizing inspection activities, and the emerging challenges and solutions during these projects.

A Roadmap for Successful Turnaround Inspections: Pre-turnaround Inspection Planning
March/April 2014 Inspectioneering Journal
By Scott Corey, President of Operations at Sentinel Integrity Solutions Inc.

Periodically, oil refinery and petrochemical plant operating companies conduct complex turnarounds for a variety of reasons, including but not limited to, scheduled maintenance, facility upgrades, and code compliance. In this series of articles published in Inspectioneering Journal, I will begin by detailing a roadmap for pre-turnaround inspection planning activities.

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