Reliability assessments of safety critical equipment

MAR Consulting AS is performing periodic reliability assessments of different types of safety critical equipment installed on the offshore platforms of a major Danish oil and gas operator. Among others, the assessment covers shutdown valves, blow down valves, different types of sensors and transmitters, etc….The work consists of extraction of offshore failure reports; failure analysis and classification; and calculation of failure rates and probability of failure on demand (PFD). The results are directly utilized to adjust (or support) the preventive maintenance intervals, resulting in major cost savings and/or increased safety and reliability.