Applus+ contributes to the maintenance of the natural gas system in Lima and Callao

20/05/2021

    At Applus+, our services for Asset Integrity Inspection unites our industrial knowledge and extensive experience in the hydrocarbon sector with approved and expert technicians. Their skills and efficiency to the analyse and inspect critical infrastructure and equipment provides for a higher probability of defect detection, which in turn reduces incidents and serious interruptions of a client’s operations.

    For our services in Lima and Callao, Applus+ delivered the asset integrity evaluation and was also responsible for inspecting the operation and maintenance of the distribution system, which allows natural gas to reach each of the users continuously with the required safety and quality standards. The maintenance activities for the entire infrastructure of the distribution system are focused on preventing damage to the natural gas facilities, which could endanger the physical integrity and property of the site’s workforce and general public, the environment and the normal supply of the service.

    Applus+ in Peru is responsible for providing the asset integrity inspection service on the integral network of the natural gas system in Lima and Callao, ensuring the correct operation and the continuous and reliable supply of natural gas to industrial, commercial and residential users. The services cover both regulated and non-regulated maintenance activities, executed in the installations and/or on the infrastructure of the Natural Gas Distribution System, in a programmed manner. This is delivered in consideration of the manufacturer's instructions, the Operation and Maintenance Manual of the Natural Gas Distribution System, legal and regulatory requirements, and maintenance best practices.

    Among the 33 services provided on the contract, our experts assess the emergency attention to domestic internal installations, only performed by specialised technicians registered with the supervisory agency OSINERGMIN; the maintenance of steel networks and polyethylene networks consisting of the repair of affected pipes with and without leakage; attention of civil works on public roads according to the client's requirement; and the Damage Prevention Plan with a patrol in the Steel Networks of more than 8,500 km, among others. The periodic execution of these activities allows the client to guarantee the correct and efficient operation of the distribution system. 

    Applus+ is a leader in inspection and testing technologies, with the best technical assistance during the operation, maintenance and design phases to evaluate the threats to which our clients' assets are exposed. Through our work, we assist in guaranteeing the correct supply of natural gas to the millions of users who depend on this vital service in the country.

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