COURSE NAME:API 580 Risk Based Inspection - RBI


 23-06-2019  27-06-2019  Dammam/Saudi Arabia Register
 14-07-2019  18-07-2019  Dammam/Saudi Arabia Register
 21-07-2019  25-07-2019  Taif/Saudi Arabia Register
 08-09-2019  12-09-2019  Dammam/Saudi Arabia Register
  • In-service Inspection play vital role in Refineries and Process Plants. If in-service inspection plan not properly focused or oriented, then equipment and piping suffers many leakages/ failures. These failures lead to major shutdowns which results in loss the production or some time to disasters.
  • This course presents the general methodology of Risk Based Inspection, identifies the key elements of an RBI program, and discusses how to implement an RBI program. The course will include a discussion on identification of API RP 571 damage mechanisms, API 510/ 570/ 653 inspection methodologies, risk management, and risk mitigation strategies. Requirements for input data and information, and the roles of the RBI Assessment Team will be described. Approaches to levels of RBI assessment and basis for implementation will be examined.
  • The exercise will give Delegates the opportunity to key elements for implementation of an RBI system to a refining/production facility by properly designed case studies. Kindly note that as ITC do not represent any other commercial organization, NO SOFTWARE WILL BE USED IN THIS COURSE.


  • This 5-days course aims at understanding of the nature of corrosion patterns, exact causes of corrosion, prediction of locations where corrosion would take place and where to focus the in-service inspection efforts to get best results in minimum efforts. The course helps the participants to get a thorough overview optimum implementation of API in-service inspection program. In other words estimate the level of RISK and orient in-service inspection accordingly
  • The course heavily relies on practical utility of this Recommended Practice by covering several examples, exercises and case studies.
  • RBI Benefits and Limitations
  • Using RBI as a Continuous Improvement Tool
  • RBI as an Integrated Management Tool
  • Scope of API 580
  • Terms and Definitions
  • Basic Risk Assessment Concepts
    • Definition of risk
    • Risk Management and Risk Reduction
    • Inspection Intervals and Due Dates
    • Overview of Risk Analysis
    • Inspection Optimization
    • Relative Risk vs Absolute Risk
  • Introduction to Risk-Based Inspection
    • Key Elements of an RBI Program
    • Consequence and Probability for RBI
    • Types of RBI Assessment
    • Precision vs Accuracy
    • How RBI Can Help to Manage Operating Risks
    • Management of Risks
    • RBI and Other Risk-Based and Safety Initiatives
    • Relationship with Jurisdictional Requirements
  • Planning the RBI Assessment
  • Data and Information Collection for RBI Assessment
  • Damage Mechanisms and Failure Modes
  • Assessing Probability of Failure
  • Assessing Consequence of Failure
  • Risk Determination, Assessment, and Management
  • Risk Management with Inspection Activities
  • Other Risk Mitigation Activities
  • Reassessment and Updating RBI Assessments
  • Roles, Responsibilities, Training, and Qualifications
  • RBI Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Summary of Risk-Based Inspection Pitfalls
  • End-of-Course Examination

Designers, engineers, inspection and maintenance personnel who are concerned with corrosion, process safety, mechanical integrity, and risk-based inspection in the various industries such as oil and gas, refining, petrochemical, chemical process, power, onshore and offshore industries.

    • 5 Day(s)

    The presentation is generally appealing to me. The dedication & devotion of the instructor are both laudable & admirable.
    Mohammed F. Alotaibi

    Really this course is important for any inspector, so I will recommended it for our employees. And thanks a lot!
    Ahmed Al-Yami

    You are doing excellent bringing such very talented instructor. Please keep it up.
    Ahmed Afifi
    Al-Zamil CoolCare

    I would like to appreciate you as well as the instructor for a good training due to the fact that the helping to gain new information about the types of valve with advantages and disadvantage as well. Many thinking.
    Zaki Ali Aldawood

    This course was very beneficial and helpful to understand one of the Major NDT method. I encourage ITC to continue with this performance.
    Talal Saad AlHasawi

    ITC service was in overall excellent. Thanks.
    Wael M. Morsy

    This course was good and a nice guide to the PMP exam. Thanks.
    Yazeed Mohamed Mreki
    General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA)

    It was good course & good preparation with excellent instructor. Thanks a lot.
    Faisal Mahdi Al-Qahtani

    It was a nice course to have. I suggest taking this course with the same instructor to other people. Thanks for the instructor for his kindness & helfull during the course.
    Abdul-Moniem Al-Humoud

    It is very important course, which enable us to improve our knowledge to work approaching our big account and can be recall us the key account. This is will support us to active result for the best of the Co.
    Mohammed Amjad
    Al-Suwadi Services

    The instructor is highly and technical knowledgeable in explaining all the subject in the course taken.
    Noel V. Garan
    Coldstorec Group Of Saudi Arabia

    Instructor was well prepared and knowledgeable I gain lot of useful information.
    Gulam Khan
    Saudi Aramco

    It was a good learning experience. Got to know the concept involved in key account.
    Muthuraman Nachiappan
    Al-Suwadi Services

    The instructor Mr. Ahmed Sabry has a very nice spirit.
    Salam Fakhoury
    Al Khodari Company

    It is very useful to us and increase our knowledge.
    Mohammed Rashed Afifi
    Al Khodari Company

    The course is excellent and helpful. It help me in organizing the work in more safe manner.
    Muzammil Hayat
    Al Khodari Company

    The instructor is very knowledge and hard working, his way of teaching is very good.
    Ibrahim Darwish
    Al Khodari Company