Asset Integrity Management of Offshore Petroleum Production and Process Systems

Production and Operations Projects, Facilities and Construction


The understanding of Asset Management (AM) is vital in managing corporate assets effectively to gain maximum value, profitability and returns while safeguarding personnel, the community, and the environment. In this context, an Asset Integrity Management (AIM) program provides a backbone and incorporates design, maintenance, inspection, process, operations, and management concepts, since all these disciplines impact the integrity of infrastructure and equipment. This course begins with concepts of AM in the offshore industry (ISO 55000). It then focuses on the concepts of AIM (i.e. design, technical and operation integrity) in safeguarding of operational systems moving along with the approaches to Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Failure Mode Effect and Criticality Analysis (FMECA), Risk Based Maintenance (RBM) and Risk Based Inspection of static process equipment, maintenance planning of rotating equipment, mitigating the challenges caused by human factors, effective project management strategies and etc.

Course Brochure (pdf)

Learning Level

Introductory - Advanced

Course Length

2 Days

Why You Should Attend

  • Recognise and analyse the difficulties, challenges, problems and opportunities presented in offshore engineering and operations in frequently changing operating conditions and regulatory requirements
  • Optimise engineering, safety, and operational efficiency using proven and adaptive best managed, controlled and practical solutions
  • Optimise operating loss, waste, cost and risks in potentially highly capital intensive and potentially complex and challenging projects
  • Examine and critique engineering asset management case studies, asset integrity failures and successful benchmarking practices in different regions of the world (e.g. UK, Norway)
  • Allow participants to become familiar in organising, implementing and controlling frequently changing AM (Asset Management), IM (Integrity Management) and AIM (Asset Integrity Management) related projects

By the end of the course, the participants will be able to comprehend the following:

  • How to manage assets in petroleum industry in sustainable and safe manner?
  • How to assess and control AI of operational assets in production and process systems?
  • How to perform integrity management on topside and subsea systems?
  • How to realise overall asset process in a systems engineering perspective?
  • Problem areas and risks presented in operational assets, understand the importance of due and diligent project management, controls and contingency planning
  • Use of adaptive technologies and techniques in engineering projects.

Who Should Attend

  • Engineering AM and AIM personnel
  • Technical Safety personnel
  • Engineers involved in maintenance and modification projects
  • Inspection and maintenance analysis and planning personnel
  • Project managers and project engineers
  • Technical discipline responsible personnel.


Engineers are responsible for enhancing their professional competence throughout their careers. Licensed, chartered, and/or certified engineers are sometimes required by government entities to provide proof of continued professional development and training. Training credits are defined as Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or Professional Development Hours (PDH).

Attendees of SPE training courses earn 0.8 CEUs for each day of training. We provide each attendee a certificate upon completion of the training course.

In-House Training

This course is available for in house training at your office location.

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R.M. Chandima RatnayakeR.M. Chandima Ratnayake is a Professor in Mechanical Engineering in the University of Stavanger, Norway. He received a B.Sc. in Production Engineering & M.Sc. in Manufacturing Engineering in the University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka and PhD in Offshore Engineering in the University of Stavanger, Norway. He also works as a ‘Senior Integrity Management Technical Advisor’ with Wood Group Kenny Norway AS. He has also served as a ‘Maintenance Engineering Specialist’ in ApplySørco, AS, Norway and as a ‘Senior Engineer’ in Aker Solutions Offshore Partner, Stavanger, Norway. He also served in the capacities of visiting Associate Professor and Assistant Professor from August 2007 to July 2010 in the University of Stavanger, Norway and lecturer to number of universities & educational institutions in Sri Lanka. Presently he lectures: Manufacturing & Production Engineering and Product Development & 3D Modeling for B.Sc. students, Computer Aided Engineering (Integrated operations of production and process systems, RFID and bar code technology and automated systems) for M.Sc. students and two PhD courses (Industrial asset integrity assessment & control and Multi-criteria Decision Analysis) at the Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science, University of Stavanger, Norway.

He also conducts courses for practicing engineers in Oil & Gas industry and manufacturing sector in national and international level. He also has been invited for numerous international level conferences as a speaker within the contexts of Health, Safety & Environmental issues, Sustainability, Maintenance, Criticality Analysis, Risk Based Inspection and Reliability Centered Maintenance, Asset Integrity Control, Data Management, Human factors, etc.

Dr. Ratnayake is currently supervising B.Sc. and M.Sc. thesis as well as PhD research projects. He has published a number of articles in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings as well as book chapters. He is an Editor of the Central European Journal of Engineering (Industrial Engineering/Offshore Engineering) and a member of the editorial board of International Journal of Computational Systems Engineering. He has also served as an ad hoc reviewer and member of technical committee for several international conferences and journals.