An Inspection Plan includes consideration for:

  • Which equipment needs inspection.
  • Identification of the mechanism(s) driving the inspection.
  • Interval for inspection.
  • Locations and coverage required.
  • Methods/Techniques to be used for inspection.
  • The acceptable limits for the inspection findings; Follow up with fitness for service analysis, if necessary.
  • Prioritization of equipment and piping for inspection.
  • To minimize downtime during turnarounds.
  • Identify on-stream inspection candidates.
  • To achieve more effective use of resources.
  • Special Emphasis inspection programs.
  • Assess the impact of turnarounds deferrals.

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