Industry Handbook Chem Petro

ASNT Industry Handbook: Chemical and Petroleum NDT

The Technical and Education Council is preparing this volume for future publication.

Outline

  1. Introduction
  • Importance of NDT to the Chemical/Petroleum Industry
  • Need for reliability
  • Uniqueness of inspections relative to other industries
  • Development of industry integrity requirements due to historical failures
  • Risk Based Inspection and Fitness for Service
  • History
  • Background to Chemical/Petroleum Industry
  • Refining & Processing Plants
  • Pipelines
  • Oil Country Tubular Goods
  • Structures including Offshore
  1. NDT Applications with Capabilities and Limitations
  • Refining & Processing Plants
  • Storage Tanks
  • Aboveground
  • Underground
  • Pressure Vessels and Spheres
  • Cokers
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Reactor Vessels and Tubing
  • Reformers and Tubing
  • Piping & Valves
  • Accessible
  • Non-accessible
  • CUI
  • Supports
  • Buried
  • Penetrations
  • Elevated
  • Nonmetallic
  • High Temperature Vessels & Piping
  • Expansion Joints
  • Flanges (HOIS data)
  • Pipelines/Transmission
  • Piggable Lines
  • Non-Piggable lines
  • Offshore
  • Loading Lines
  1. Special NDT Areas pertaining to C&P Industry
  • Corrosion Under Insulation
  • Permanently Installed Sensors
  • Global Screening techniques
  • Positive Material Identification (PMI)
  1. Personnel Qualification and Limitations of NDT Techniques
  • Most worldwide schemes
  • Personnel qualification
  • Technique limitations
  1. NDT Methods Used in the Chemical/Petroleum Industry
  • (brief descriptions of methods with references to more detailed information)
  • UT (EMAT, TOFD, phased array, guided waves)
  • MT
  • MFL
  • PT
  • VT and Laser Methods
  • ET (ACFM, RFT, XRFT, phased array)
  • RT
  • AE
  • LT
  • Microwave (GPR, CUI)
  1. Standards and Specifications
  • Overview
  • API
  • 5B, 5CT, 5D, RP7G, Spec 7, 11B, 5L, 5LX, 1104
  • RP 571, Damage Mechanisms Affecting Equipment …
  • RP 580, Risk-Based Inspection
  • RP 579, Fitness-For-Service
  • ASME
  • AWS
  • ASTM
  • EN
  • ISO
  • TEMA (heat exchangers)
  • CPI Specialized NDT Personnel Qualification and Certification
  • SNT-TC-1A
  • Pipeline Scraper ASNT
  • API QUTE for UT
  • OSHA Mechanical Integrity Process Safety Requirements
  • DOT Pipelines
  1. Glossary of Chemical/Petroleum Industry and NDT/NDE Terminology