Materials for oil and gas service can see some of the harshest working environments on the planet. They are also employed in environmentally sensitive and commercially critical applications. The integrity and reliability of materials for oil and gas service is therefore critical, whether for platform structures, pipelines, drilling applications, FPSO vessels or risers. R-Tech staff have experience in all of these areas and more.
R-TECH Materials services for the oil and gas sector include:
- Plant integrity assessment
- Failure analysis
- On site condition assessment
- Expert witness
- Research and Development
R-TECH Materials is able to supply a complete plant integrity services for oil and gas plant, including:
- Design and materials evaluation
- Fitness for service
- Remaining life prediction
- Life extension, performance optimisation
- Safety, risk and reliability management
- Failure analysis and problem solving
R-TECH Materials specialises in laboratory-based materials failure investigation, where we conduct over a hundred failure analysis jobs each year. Our highly qualified and experienced team is skilled at interpreting the failure evidence at macro and micro level, and assimilating the data together into a coherent report maximising the interpretative data supplied to the client. We regularly get excellent feedback from our international client base. Laboratory-based investigations can be supported with on-site assessment where required, including in-situ metallography, chemical analysis and hardness testing.
Our highly qualified and experienced staff are able to act as expert witness in cases of litigation or arbitration.