Well-Devised Inspection Plans Can Save Millions

January 2017, Vol. 244, No. 1

Shobhendu Prabhakar, Project Quality Manager, Technip USA Inc., Houston, TX

Inspection and test plans, commonly known as ITPs in the oil and gas industry, are among the most critical documents in ensuring a successful inspection outcome. ITPs guarantee equipment is inspected effectively and meets applicable codes and specifications requirements. A well-thought-out, easy-to-understand and effectively implemented ITP usually saves companies millions of dollars. Elements of a successful ITP include: Project phases – The document must clearly cover inspection activities during different phases on the project – for example, before manufacturing, during manufacturing, pre-loadout, loadout and installation phases. If phases are not separated, users often have difficulty…

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