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In-service inspection

Avoiding and minimizing the costs of downtime

Whether due to a scheduled turnaround or a critical component failure, the challenges and costs of downtime can be serious.

DNV offers in-service inspection during the operation, turnaround and shutdown phases of the asset lifecycle. This helps to maximize plant availability through reduced downtime. Dedicated to a safe and sustainable energy future, we help to protect the operation and integrity of all major oil and gas assets, including refineries, petrochemical plants and production facilities. Our in-service inspection service enables our customers to optimize maintenance schedules, meet regulatory requirements and avoid incidents with impact on life, property and the environment. In-service inspection is part of our holistic integrity management offering which includes advisory, risk based inspection and software.

In-service inspection services include:

  • Operational inspection
  • Inspection and technical assistance during turnarounds
  • Lifting equipment inspection
  • Assessment of lifting equipment operators
  • Rig inspection, drill pipe inspection and tubular inspection
  • Corrosion monitoring
  • Failure evaluation, analysis and prevention
  • Managed non destructive testing (NDT) and advanced NDT support providers
  • Baseline inspection
  • Risk-based inspection

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