This work has expanded into offering these integrity management processes as best practice internationally. There are three main pieces of legislation, in the UK, impacting on the design, construction, operation and maintenance of gas pressure systems.
They are :-
Integrity Management is a series of documented processes that cover the full asset lifecycle of a pipeline and associated plant and provide ssurance that this high integrity asset is being operated and maintained in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner which satisfies both legislative and business requirements.
Pipeline integrity ensures the quality and condition of the pipeline is such that it is fit for purpose to meet operational requirements, with an adequate safety margin, now and well into the future.
The GL Noble Denton strategy for developing and managing integrity management is by using the POPIMAR control framework.
M Measuring of Performance