The Sixth Annual ASME Plant Engineering, Inspection and Maintenance Trade Show, which takes place on April 22, 2010 at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, Texas, is the leading event for the oil, gas and petrochemical industry.

Organized by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the one-day event presents a perfect opportunity for the leading players in the petrochemical industry to exchange new information on issues relating to all aspects of engineering, inspection and maintenance of refinery/petrochemical fixed and rotating equipment.

The Sixth Annual ASME Plant Engineering, Inspection and Maintenance Trade Show is an appropriate occasion for SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, to present its wide portfolio of services for the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, including its Asset Integrity Management (AIM) services.

SGS Industrial Services will be exhibiting at booth number 304. Furthermore, at 2.45 p.m. in Room C, Dr. Paul F. Schubert, Asset Integrity Management (AIM) expert, will be giving an informative speech on behalf of SGS Industrial Services on the Critical Role of Inspection in Capital Projects. The presentation will be focusing on the justification for involvement in capital projects including regulatory mandates, effective roles for maintenance and inspection departments in capital projects, justification for performing vendor assessment in capital projects and technical advantages from performing pre-service baseline inspections.

SGS Services for Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry SGS Industrial Services, the preferred international partner for inspection, verification, testing and certification services, provides a fully comprehensive program of services for the oil, gas and petrochemical sector, designed to meet the specific requirements of its clients.

From design through to operation, for a range of asset types, the global network of SGS experts provides a diverse portfolio of services, including Design Verification, Project Management, Product Certification and Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) to ensure that installations, material, equipment, facilities and projects meet all quality and performance requirements, whether they are regulatory, voluntary or customer based.

With Asset Integrity Management (AIM), SGS AIM experts provide customized solutions at any level of the development and implementation process from turn-key program development and implementation to simple gap-filling services. SGS provides a wide portfolio of services for Asset Integrity Management (AIM) such as Fitness for Service Assessment, Risk Based Inspection, Pipeline Integrity Management System, Non Destructive Testing (NDT), Tablet Computer Solutions and Mechanical Integrity Management to create an integrated solution and meet our clients’ needs.

For further information, please contact:

Kyle Stell
Director of Sales
Industrial Services, North America

1120 Nasa Parkway Suite 400
Houston, TX 77058
f: 281-770-0002

SGS Competence Center
Asset Integrity Management
406 W. US Highway 60
PO Box 548
Bartlesville, OK 74005

About SGS

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 59,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.