5-7 March 2018
Hormuz Grand Hotel, Muscat, Oman

Joseph Akanni

Senior Mechanical Static Equipment Engineer
Shell Nigeria
Joseph Akanni is currently a Senior Mechanical Static Equipment Engineer at Shell Nigeria. He is a Materials, Corrosion and Inspection Engineer and API 580 Certified Risk Based Inspection Professional with interest in ensuring and assuring asset integrity for oil and gas facilities. Working experience spans over 12 years, in engineering design, material selection, pipeline corrosion control, inspection discipline assurance and facilitating risk based inspection workshops. Presently working as Senior Mechanical Static Equipment Engineer with Shell Production Development Company (SPDC) Nigeria. Holds an Msc in Materials & Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Lagos, an alumni of the NACE International leadership Program, speaker at international conferences and registered with relevant local and international professional bodies.


2:10 PM Isolation joint failures and problems

Understand the common issues faced with isolation joint failures and discuss the various ways of dealing with this problem without the need for replacement or shutdowns/turnarounds.

1:00 PM Corrosion and inspection to ensure integrity for ageing assets

Objective: Learning how inspection professionals carry and prepare for regular workplace inspections, with specific focuses placed on common corrosion problems and solutions

Task: The session begins with a brief example of inspections carried out by operators on a regular basis.

The attendees and the leader will then be given opportunity to:

  • Explain the resources and tools needed and available for inspections
  • Creating KPIs and checklists for ensuring accurate inspections
  • Record and report the results of the inspection
  • Suggest follow-up actions


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