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Integripedia

This is an open-content collaborative encyclopedia developed specifically for inspectors, engineers, maintenance, and reliability professionals in the petroleum (downstream, midstream, upstream) and chemical processing industries. It is designed to be a collective effort of individuals and groups in the Inspectioneering Community to develop a common resource of technical knowledge and expertise. All included terms, phrases, conditions, methodologies, processes, and their definitions are intended to assist asset integrity professionals in their continuous pursuit of knowledge.

A Aboveground Storage Tanks (ASTs)
Acoustic Emission Testing (AET)
Advanced Ultrasonic Backscatter Technique (AUBT)
Alberta Boiler Safety Association (ABSA)
American Chemistry Council (ACC)
American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers Association (AFPM)
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
American Petroleum Institute (API)
American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
American Welding Society (AWS)
Amine Cracking
Ammonia Stress Corrosion Cracking
API 510 - Pressure Vessel Inspection Code
API 530 - Calculation of Heater Tube Thickness in Petroleum Refineries
API 560 - Fired Heaters for General Refinery Service
API 570 - Piping Inspection Code
API 653 - Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction
API 936 - Refractory Installation Quality Control - Inspection & Testing Monolithic Refractory
API Individual Certification Program (ICP)
API QUSE - Qualification of Ultrasonic Testing Examiners (Sizing)
API QUTE - Qualification of Ultrasonic Testing Examiners (Detection)
API RP 1169 - Basic Inspection Requirements for New Pipeline Construction
API RP 1173 - Pipeline Safety Management Systems
API RP 1176 - Assessment and Management of Cracking in Pipelines
API RP 571 - Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry
API RP 572 - Inspection of Pressure Vessels
API RP 573 - Inspection of Fired Boilers and Heaters
API RP 574 - Inspection Practices for Piping System Components
API RP 575 - Inspection Practices for Atmospheric and Low Pressure Storage Tanks
API RP 576 - Inspection of Pressure-Relieving Devices
API RP 577 - Welding Processes, Inspection, and Metallurgy
API RP 578 - Material Verification for New and Existing Alloy Piping
API RP 579 - Fitness-For-Service (FFS)
API RP 580 - Risk Based Inspection (RBI)
API RP 581 - Risk Based Inspection Technology
API RP 583 - Corrosion Under Insulation and Fireproofing
API RP 584 - Integrity Operating Windows
API RP 585 - Pressure Equipment Integrity Incident Investigation
API RP 651 - Cathodic Protection of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks
API RP 75 - Developing a Safety and Environmental Management Program for Offshore Operations
API RP 754 - Process Safety Performance Indicators for the Refining and Petrochemical Industries
API RP 934 - Materials and Fabrication of Heavy Wall Pressure Vessels for High-temperature, High-pre
API RP 939-C - Guidelines for Avoiding Sulfidation (Sulfidic) Corrosion Failures in Oil Refineries
API RP 941 - Steels for Hydrogen Service at Elevated Temperatures and Pressures
API RP 970 - Corrosion Control Documents
API TES
ASME B31
ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC)
ASME FFS-1 (Fitness-for-Service)
ASME PCC-1 - Guidelines for Pressure Boundary Bolted Flange Joint Assembly
ASME PCC-2 - Repair of Pressure Equipment and Piping
ASME PCC-3 - Inspection Planning Using Risk-based Methods
ASME Section VIII
Asset Integrity Management (AIM)
Asset Intelligence Reports (AIR)
Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL)
ASTM International
B Barrels Per Calendar Day (bpd or bbl/d)
Blistering
Boiler Feed Water (BFW) Corrosion
Boiler Tubes
Boilers
Bolts
Brittle Fracture
Bull Plugs
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)
C Cal-OSHA
Capital Expenditures
Carbonate Cracking
Carburization
Case Studies
Cat Cracker
Catastrophic Carburization
Cathodic Protection
Caustic Cracking
Cavitation
Center for Offshore Safety (COS)
Chemical Processing Industry
Chemical Safety Board (CSB)
Chloride Stress Corrosion Cracking
CO2 Corrosion
Coatings
Codes and Standards
Coke Drum
Coker Units
Composite Repair
Computed Tomography
Computer Aided Radiography (CAR)
Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
Concrete Corrosion
Condition Based Monitoring (CBM)
Condition Monitoring Locations (CMLs)
Consequence of Failure (COF)
Construction
Cooling Towers
Cooling Water Corrosion
Corrosion and Materials
Corrosion Circuit
Corrosion Control Documents (CCDs)
Corrosion Fatigue
Corrosion Loop
Corrosion Monitoring
Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI)
Cracking
Creep
Crude Distillation Unit (CDU)
Crude Oil Assay
Crude-by-Rail
D Damage Mechanisms
Data Management
Dead Legs
Deaerators
Decarburization
Delayed Coker Unit (DCU)
Downstream
Drones
Dry-Coupled Ultrasonic Testing (DCUT)
E Eddy Current Array (ECA)
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Electro Magnetic Acoustic Transducers (EMAT)
Embrittlement
Energy Information Administration (EIA)
Engineering and Procurement
Enterprise Asset Management System
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Erosion Corrosion
Ethylene
European Commission
European Committee of User Inspectorates (ECUI)
Exploration and Production (E&P)
External Chloride Stress Corrosion Cracking (ECSCC)
F Failure Analysis
Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
Fatigue
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Feedstock
Fiber Reinforced Lining (FRP)
Fin Fan Coolers
Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Fired Heaters
Fitness For Service (FFS)
Fixed Equipment
Fixed Equipment Mechanical Integrity (FEMI)
Flanges
Flare Systems
Floating Production Storage and Offloading Vessels (FPSO)
Flue Gas Dew Point Corrosion
Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU)
Furnace Tubes
G Gas Processing
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Glass-lined Equipment
Graphitization
Green Rot
Guided Wave Ultrasonics (GWUT)
Gussets
H Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE)
Heat Affected Zone (HAZ)
Heat Exchangers
HF Alkylation Units
High Temperature Hydrogen Attack (HTHA)
Hiring and Contractors
Hot Spots
Hot Work
Hydrochloric Acid Corrosion
Hydrocracking Unit
Hydrofluoric Acid (HFA) Corrosion
Hydrogen Assisted Cracking
Hydrogen Bake-outs
Hydrogen Embrittlement
Hydrogen Induced Cracking (HIC)
Hydrogen Stress Cracking
Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Corrosion
Hydrostatic Testing
Hydrotreater
I In-line Inspection (ILI)
Industrial Cleaning
Industry Associations
Infrared Thermography (IT)
Infrared Thermometry
Inherently Safe Design
Injection Points
Inspection
Inspection Data Management System (IDMS)
Integrity Operating Windows (IOWs)
Intelligent Pigging
Internal Rotating Inspection System (IRIS)
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
International Pressure Equipment Integrity Association (IPEIA)
Interviews
ISO 19011-2011
ISO 55000
ISO 9000
J Joint Integrity Management
K Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
L Laser Profilometry
Law
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)
Liquid Metal Cracking (LMC)
Liquid Penetrant Examination (LPE)
Long Range Ultrasonic Testing (LRUT)
M Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL)
Magnetic Particle Testing (MPT)
Maintenance
Management of Change (MOC)
Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure (MAOP)
Meandering Winding Magnetometer Array (MWMA)
Mechanical Integrity (MI)
Mergers & Acquisitions
Metal Dusting
Microbiologically Induced Corrosion (MIC)
Midstream
Mobile Apps
N NACE SP0169
Naphthenic Acid Corrosion (NAC)
National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)
National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors
Natural Gas Liquids (NGL)
Nondestructive Examination (NDE)
Nondestructive Testing Management Association (NDTMA)
O Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Offshore
Operational Expenditures
OSHA 1910.119
OSHA National Emphasis Program (NEP)
P PAS 55
PERF
Petrochemicals
Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT)
Phosphoric Acid Corrosion
Pigging
Pipe Supports
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)
Pipeline Integrity Management
Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI)
Pipelines
Piping
Pitting Corrosion
Polythionic Acid Stress Corrosion Cracking (PASCC)
Positive Material Identification (PMI)
Post Weld Heat Treatment (PWHT)
Power Generation
Predictive Maintenance (PdM)
Pressure Relief Valves (PRVs)
Pressure Relieving Devices (PRDs)
Pressure Safety Valves (PSVs)
Pressure Vessels
Preventive Maintenance
Probability of Failure (POF)
Process Equipment
Process Hazards Analysis
Process Safety Incidents
Process Safety Management (PSM)
Pulse Reflectometry
Pulsed Eddy Current (PEC)
Pumps
Q Quality Assurance (QA)
Quality Control (QC)
R Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
Radiography
RAM Analysis
Real-Time Radiography (RTR)
Recognized And Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (RAGAGEP)
Reformer Tubes
Refractories
Reliability
Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)
Remote Field Eddy Current (RFEC)
Remote Metallography
Remote Visual Inspection (RVI)
Repair Welds
Risk Based Process Safety
Risk Management
Risk-Based Inspection (RBI)
Root Cause Analysis
Rope Access
Rotating Equipment
Rules and Regulations
Run-to-Failure
S Safety and Environmental Management Systems (SEMS)
Shutdowns
Small Bore Piping (SBP)
SNT-TC-1A - Personnel Qualification and Certification in Nondestructive Testing
Society for Protective Coatings
Software
Source Inspection
Spheroidization
Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Regulations
Staffing and Contracting
Steam Reformers
STI SP001
Storage Tanks
Stress Assisted Corrosion
Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC)
Stress-oriented Hydrogen Induced Cracking (SOHIC)
Structural Inspection
Subsea
Sulfidation Corrosion
Sulfuric Acid Corrosion
T Technology
Temper Embrittlement
Terminals
Thermal Fatigue
Thermography
Thickness Measurement Inspection
Thickness Monitoring
Thickness Monitoring Location (TML)
Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD)
Training and Certification
Turbines
Turnarounds
U Ultrapipe
Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
Unit Corrosion Assessments
United Steelworkers Union (USW)
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
Upstream
V Valves
Vibration Analysis
Vibration Fatigue
Vibration Monitoring
Videos
Visual Inspection
W Weld Overlay
Welding
Wet H2S Cracking

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