oil & gas

How we help

Combating corrosion in the oil and gas industry is paramount since the economic loss in these industries due to corrosion is extremely high. The Coating Inspector has years of experience combating corrosion issues at oil and gas pipelines, refineries and petrochemical plants.

The Importance of Coating Inspection and Surveys in Oil and Gas

Performing field coating inspections is the best way to check and maintain pipeline coatings.  Incorrect surface preparation, insufficient cleaning and unfavorable environmental conditions in pipeline systems can lead to premature failures, defects, and internal corrosion.

Purpose of Field Coating Inspection

When a coating is applied to an asset, the primary objective is to preserve it against wear, protect it from damage and extend its lifespan.  A Coatings Inspector is there to monitor the application process and ensure that everything is carried out exactly to specification.  Having a Coatings Inspector onsite during the process will avoid costly failures in the future. 

By ensuring the integrity of the protective coating system, independent coating inspection services help any asset owner to reduce the risk of corrosion.

Asset Management for Tanks and Vessels

Asset management via corrosion surveys can help reduce the cost by providing detailed plans for future maintenance. Hiring a Coatings Inspector to prepare and execute a corrosion survey will ensure that a future plan is in place to reduce cost and increase productivity.

Our process

our coating inspection process

We have a tried and true methodology for assessing and prevention corrosion through our ISO-standardized and client-customized workflow.

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Survey

A maintenance survey determines the coating conditions of a surface. Surveys are used to create a maintenance schedule for re-coating and touch-up applications.

02.

Testing

The Coating Inspector performs testing for a wide range of coating applications. We test for conformity, compatibility, performance, coat thickness, hardness, adhesion, and finishes.

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Recommendations

Once testing has been completed, we provide our detailed recommendations in a report. This ensures that all aspects of the survey are considered and addressed.

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Coating Specifications

All jobs are conducted according to industry standards: NACE/AMPP, ISO 9001:2015 and CSA/SSPC in Canada, ASTM and ISO for international clients.

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our team

The Coating Inspector works with contractors, owners, and engineers. We are a third party unbiased leader in the provision of professional coating inspection services.

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blasting & painting

The Coating Inspector provides supervision and project management in the sandblasting, painting and coatings industry.

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why us

hire the right coating inspector

Do you have existing corrosion, or are looking to prevent costly equipment failure? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Contact us today to get a consultation.

The Coating Inspector is ISO certified, something few competitors can offer. We also have extensive reviews, decades of combined experience and the most highly trained coating inspectors in the industry.


What is an ISO Certification?

“Certification to ISO 45001 demonstrates an organisations commitment to a safer working environment and the protection of employees against injury at work.

ISO 45001 certified organisations have identified and operate to regulatory requirements through enforcing procedures for compliance with legislation. Improved identification of hazards and risk management, involving all levels of the organisation through setting objectives, targets and documented responsibilities are recognised by regulators as a commitment to safe working conditions and continuous improvement.”

Source: https://www.qas-international….

Compliance
QAS ISO certifies strict compliance procedures to legislative and standard compliances.

Service
We have been certified in continuous improvement and service to our compliance.

Commitment
We are commited to impeccable client service & employee safety.

 

The AMPP (Formerly know as The National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)) is a globally recognized certification body to certify and train corrosion engineers.

With over 36,000 members globally, it is the most recognized trade association of corrosion inspectors to ensure industry standards in the coating inspection industry.

Established in 1943, it serves to train corrosion inspectors, enforce industry standards, certify engineers, publish and research corrosion inspection techniques and journals, as well as provide a standardized approach to corrosion inspection and prevention.

NACE “equips society to protect people, assets and the environment from the adverse effects of corrosion.”

Every project, business and industrial assets are unique. Depending on the scope of work, location and amount of inspectors or work hours required for your project, the cost can vary. 

However, The Coating Inspector is committed to saving your business time, money and assets. The cost of equipment breakdown, shutdown or repair delays can cost your business far more resources than preventative maintenance, work and inspection.

Call, email or contact us via the form below with a bit more of information about your business. From there we’ll consult with you regarding your unique corrosion prevention requirements. 

From there we’ll provide you a comprehensive quote and scope of work, and then begin working together with you to keep your facility and equipment in top working area.

Primarily all across Canada and globally (depending on the project).