Rbi Output and Benefits

The results of the RBI analysis are the inspection strategies with specification of components to inspect, locations to inspect, inspection methods to use, time intervals between the inspections, and the coverage assumed at the different inspections. The results of the inspections are used to update the modes for deterioration and thus to modify future inspection plans in accordance with the performance of the inspected components.

The results of the RBI analysis are inspection plans for subsea equipment that, on an overall basis, satisfy the acceptance criteria and at the same time minimize the economical risk for the operator of the facility.

RBI planning is a systematic approach to an installation-specific, cost– effective, and targeted inspection strategy for operation within acceptable safety, economic, and environmental criteria. The RBI assessment may cause changes to the existing inspection plan. Any change will be based on balancing risk, that is, on balancing inspections to meet the acceptance criteria. By postponing costly inspections there is a potential of cost savings on inspection.


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