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Electrical control and instrumentation

Mechanical integrity

Initial design

ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel and Piping Code Series


EI Guidance

Flaw assessment

BS 7910 Guide on methods for assessing the acceptability of flaws in metallic structures

Research Reports

Temporary repairs


ISO/WD 24817 (Draft standard) Composite repairs for pipe work and vessels

Temporary equipment

Temporary Equipment Offshore


Further general information on corrosion can be found at the following links:


Fire and explosion

  • Fire, explosion and risk assessment
  • Guidance on Fire and Explosion Hazards Associated with Ageing Offshore Installations, Dalzell G, Roberts TA, Jagger S and Walsh P, HSL Report PS/07/06

Human & Organisational Factors

General guidance

Managing human failures

Managing human failures - HSE Inspector's toolkit


Organisational change

Pipeline integrity

Journal and conference papers

Energy Institute Ageing and Life Extension Work Group

The wide scope of the KP4 project required the development of technical guidance and best practice (including key performance indicators (KPI)) covering all the KP4 topic areas to assist duty holders with the development of their asset integrity management systems. This work is being undertaken by the Energy Institute Ageing and Life Extension Work Group (ALE WG).

Updated 2023-11-15