Anwer, A.

Contributing Editor,

Ashfaq Anwer is an Inspection Professional with 13 yr of experience in ammonia-urea complexes, petrochemical units, and oil and gas industries. He has extensive expertise in material selection, corrosion mapping and control, fitness-for-service studies, defining inspection framework and implementing inspection plans for old and new units.

Inspection: A practical approach to internal inspection of pressure equipment

Anwer, A., Contributing Editor

Internal inspections of pressure equipment involve a full inspection of the equipment. Inspection engineers and inspectors depend heavily on internal inspections to retrieve useful data, which includes information on active degradation mechanisms, corrosion rates, remaining equipment life, failure occurrences and failure expectations, among other critical details.

Inspection: Best practices for inspecting guyed structures

Anwer, A., Contributing Editor

Guyed structures are common in petrochemicals, oil and gas and chemical industries. Half of the installed flare structures at many facilities are guyed. Various routine inspection programs are in place to examine these structures. This work describes some very basic checks, which should be in place to maintain their mechanical integrity.

Equipment life assessment—An exercise to help ensure plant equipment integrity and reliability

Anwer, A., Contributing Editor

Numerous plants around the world operate with hazardous oil and gas, petrochemicals and refining fluids that have surpassed their design life.

Inspection: External visual inspection remains vital

Anwer, A., Contributing Editor

Innovations continue to evolve at a steady pace.

Importance of welding procedure software

Anwer, A., Contributing Editor

Welding is an ocean of substance, a technique without which the joining of metals is impossible.