Process and safety critical systems require special attention during the newbuild or in-service phase. They may need independent verification to ensure that integrity and/or compliance is achieved on specific types of installation or continuously maintained on existing ones.
Our independent and competent appraisals of your process facilities will provide the required assurance towards stakeholders and regulatory authorities that they are installed, maintained and operated in accordance with project objectives.
Our Risk-based verification approach ensures a clear and transparent way of working that is risk-based, prioritizing verification efforts by assessed risks. You are assured of:
Verification may be according to internationally recognised standards, national regulations and/or DNV standards. Certification and/or verification services may be offered for equipment packages. The services may be provided in a contractual relationship with the operator or owner, following up the yards or contractors, or as a service to the contractors.
DNV has identified demand for a more accurate and transparent approach to verification and certification of process systems. We have therefore issued the Offshore Service Specifications DNV OSS-307 for Verification of Process Systems.
The scope of work for topside and process systems typically includes:
Typical areas that may be addressed involving multidisciplinary interfaces: