Asset Integrity

Wood Group’s specialized team has extensive experience in addressing integrity issues following guidelines established by the US regulatory agencies.
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Wood Group’s asset integrity management team has extensive experience in addressing integrity issues following guidelines established by the US regulators agencies.

Wood Group has a highly experienced team in pipeline, onshore and facilities integrity management encompassing a broad range of domestic and international projects for oil and gas companies, chemical plants, pipeline tank terminals, farm tanks, and distribution and transmissions pipelines.  The pipelines range from 3-inch to 42-inch diameters, with lengths ranging from less than one mile to lines hundreds of miles long.  We customise each program according to the type of project and the products being stored or transported, developing a strategy that best suits the client, while ensuring regulations compliance.

Our experts utilise assessment and inspection techniques, coupled with the most up-to-date and sophisticated tools, to accurately detect and correct anomalies. Wood Group’s integrity management team members are accredited by NACE International and follow its guidelines as well as other pipeline-related standards from ASME, API, and ASTM.

Our asset integrity management team can help maximise the benefits of your integrity strategy by:

  • Threat and risk assessment
  • Regulatory compliance: 49CFR 192 and 195
  • Cost savings in repairs and replacement by preventing failures
  • Risk assessment and reliability
  • Asset performance management
  • Corrosion management: internal and external corrosion control
  • Cathodic protection (CP) and AC mitigation
  • Coatings
  • Material selection
  • Understanding of the root causes of equipment failures
  • Practical solutions
  • Improved installation reliability, integrity, and profitability
  • Integrity plan: strategy, assessment plan, in-line inspection (ILI), hydrostatic test, direct assessment (DA)
  • High-consequence area evaluation - leak detection
  • MAOP validation

Integrity and Regulatory Compliance

Pipelines and facilities operators are committed to an error-free, spill-free, and incident-free operation of the oil and gas infrastructure to prevent adverse effects on the public, employees, the environment, and property. In support of this commitment, Wood Group assists with the implementation and execution of the integrity management plan (IMP) to maintain the structural integrity of the oil and gas infrastructure that could affect high-consequence areas (HCAs).

Wood Group has experience writing and implementing the IMP to comply with the DOT/PHMSA requirements set forth in the Code of Federal Regulations for hazardous liquid pipeline integrity management in high-consequence areas (49 CFR 195.452).

Industries served:

  • Oil & gas companies (upstream, midstream, and downstream)
  • Natural gas transmission, distribution and gathering companies
  • Products transportation
  • Energy companies
  • Refinery and petrochemical plants