API 570 Responsibilities

  1. Overall responsibility for complying with API 570?
    Owner
  2. Responsible for developing and implementing a QA inspection/repair management system?
    Owner
  3. Perform audit of owner/users to assure compliance with API 570?
    Comp Team
  4. Responsible for implementing an effective MOC process?
    Owner
  5. Responsible to develop program Integrity Operating Windows?
    Owner
  6. Responsible for QC during repairs or alterations?
    Repair Org
  7. Assure owner that QA, testing, inspection, and examination meet code?
    Inspector
  8. Extend scope of inspection when justified by findings?
    Inspector
  9. Timely notify owner of Non-conformances?
    Inspector
  10. Evaluate and accept NDE examination results?
    Inspector
  11. Set requirements for NDE techs competency and certification
    Owner
  12. Maintain certification records of NDE examiners?
    Tech Employer
  13. Has access to NDE certification records?
    Inspector
  14. Develop an inspection plan for a piping system?
    Inspector and/or engineer
  15. Also involved in making inspection plans for pipe that operates >750°F?
    Corrosion specialist
  16. Choose to conduct RBI assessments?
    Owner
  17. Review RBI assessments
    Inspector and qualified other
  18. Get familiar with prior piping history before an inspection?
    Inspector
  19. Understand operating conditions and damage mechanisms affecting pipe?
    Inspector
  20. Approve revisions to the Inspection plan
    Inspector and/or engineer
  21. Perform on-stream inspections
    Inspector or tech
  22. Approve on-stream inspection work performed by examiners?
    Inspector
  23. Take thickness measurements?
    Inspector or examiner
  24. Ensure individuals taking thickness measurements are trained and qualified?
    Owner
  25. Determine cause if short-term corrosion rate varies significantly
    Inspector and corrosion specialist
  26. Perform external inspections?
    Inspector or qualified others
  27. Involved if the # of CML's will be significantly reduced or eliminated?
    Corrosion specialist
  28. Select or adjust the # of CMLs
    Inspector
  29. Select CMLs for pipe systems subject to localized corrosion or cracking?
    Corrosion specialist
  30. Should be aware of causes of thickness measurement errors?
    Inspector
  31. To understand damage mechanisms, select type and extent of NDE, the Inspector consults with?
    Engineer or Corrosion specialst
  32. Determine surface prep for NDE exam. Inspector may need to consult with?
    NDE specialist
  33. Perform UT flaw detection for finding ID surface breaking flaws?
    QUTE
  34. Determine pressure for leak tests (non-code tests)
    Owner
  35. Consulted when a component pressure test is conducted?
    Engineer
  36. Prior to  hydrotest determine if structure will support weight?
    Engineer
  37. Determine risk of brittle fracture prior to performing a pressure test?
    Engineer
  38. Approve substituting NDE for a pressure test after an alteration?
    Engineer and inspector
  39. Perform UT as a substitute for a pressure test?
    QUTE
  40. Determien if PMI program is needed for existing aloy facilities?
    Owner
  41. Determine schedule for replacing incorrect components found during PMI exam?
    Inspector, owner, corrosion specialist
  42. Periodically inspect components found during PMI survey that are wrong materials?
    Inspector
  43. Verify that new alloy material during repairs and alterations meet specifications?
    Inspector
  44. When verifying new materials, determine the sampling percentage to PMI
    Owner
  45. PMI new materials during repairs and alterations?
    Inspector or examiner
  46. Incorrect material found in existing pipe, determine amount of further verification
    Inspector
  47. Determine if crack-like weld flaws are the result of original weld fabrication?
    Inspector
  48. Assess crack-like flaws and environmental cracking?
    Engineer and/or corrosion specialist
  49. Assess preferential weld corrosion
    Inspector
  50. Determine inspection intervals for thickness measurements and externals?
    • Inspector or Owner (CODE CONFLICT)
    • Inspector or Engineer (CODE CONFLICT)
  51. Establish the rules for maximum inspection intervals for class 4 piping?
    Owner
  52. Maintain a record of the piping classification for each process fluid?
    Owner
  53. Determine # of CMLs to examine during thickness inspection, inspector consults with?
    Engineer and/or corrosion specialist
  54. Determine the amount of inspection to perform on secondary Class 3 and 4 small bore piping?
    Owner
  55. Consult about placement of CMLs on deadlegs?
    Corrosion specialist
  56. PRDs tested and repaired by?
    Experienced repair organization
  57. Determine the inspection interval for pressure relief devices
    Inspector or engineer
  58. Determines how corrosion rates are established: point to point or statistics
    Owner
  59. Select corrosion rates (ST or LT) that best reflects the conditions?
    Inspector and corrosion specialist
  60. Maintain piping records
    owner
  61. Review and approve an interval deferral?
    Inspector and owner
  62. Perform deferral that does not extend interval more than 6 months
    inspector
  63. Revise an existing interval that has unusual degradation issues, Inspector and?
    Engineer or corrosion specialist
  64. Perform piping repairs and alterations?
    Repair organization
  65. Authorize all repairs?
    Inspector
  66. Authorize all alterations?
    Inspector and engineer
  67. Designate hold points for repairs and alterations?
    Inspector
  68. Provide general authorization for limited or routine repairs?
    Inspector
  69. At repair & alterations; approve all methods of design, materials, WPS, NDE, testing, etc
    Inspector or Engineer
  70. Approve use of on-stream welding?
    Owner
  71. Approve repair welding or cracks
    Engineer
  72. Approve all repair and alteration work at hold points?
    Inspector
  73. Approve all repair and alteration work at completion of work?
    Inspector
  74. Design temporary repairs?
    Engineer
  75. Determine longitudinal cracks wont grow beyond a fillet weld patch?
    Engineer
  76. Approve using lap patches with a material different than the pipe?
    Engineer
  77. Determine that wall thickness is adequate prior to on-stream welding?
    Inspector
  78. Assure on-stream temp welded repairs can be safely done on higher risk systems?
    Engineer
  79. Allow temporary welded repairs to remain in place past "next opportunity"?
    Engineer
  80. Determine which non-welded repair methods are acceptable?
    Inspector and/or engineer
  81. Allow temp leak sealing devices to remain in place past "next opportunity"?
    Engineer
  82. Review leak sealing procedures?
    Inspector or engineer
  83. Maintain record of qualified WPS/WPQs?
    Repair organization
  84. Allow exceptions to required preheat temperature for temporary repairs?
    Engineer
  85. Exceptions to PWHT on temporary repairs?
    Engineer
  86. Review the use of a local PWHT in lieu of a full encirclement PWHT?
    Engineer
  87. Review the use of a preheat or CW in lieu of PWHT?
    Engineer
  88. Determine whether a pressure test is needed after repairs?
    Inspector
  89. Approve substituting NDE in lieu of a pressure test?
    Inspector and Engineer
  90. Perform rerating calculations
    Inspector or engineer
  91. Keep an piping cathodic protection records?
    Owner
Author
Gibby
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API 570 Responsibilities
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