1. To determine the requirements for the pressure vessel internal inspection robot and in-line storage tank inspection robot.
2. To develop standards and guidelines for application of the pressure vessel internal inspection robot and in-line storage tank inspection robot.
3. To develop a strategy for market uptake and deployment of the pressure vessel internal inspection robot and in-line storage tank inspection robot.
PETROBOT Coordinator & Work Package 7 Leader: Management and coordination
Principal Integrity Engineer – Shell Sieger works in the Inspection Technology team in the Technology Centre of Shell in Amsterdam. With a background in Applied Physics he started on the development and implementation of non-destructive testing techniques, and characterising their performance. After a coordinating role in the downstream central function and responsibility for a structural […]Full Profile ...
Work Package 1 Leader: Development of pressure vessel inspection
Project leader – DEKRA Industrial AB Joakim has a background in Non Destructive Testing (NDT) with development and adaptation of inspection methods for various applications often with a mechanised/automatised solution.Full Profile ...
Work Package 2 Leader: Development of inline tank inspection
CEO – ALSTOM Inspection Robotics. Ekki has a background in product development and innovation strategies. Ekki was involved in setting up several spin off companies at the Swiss Institute for Technology (ETH) in Zürich.Full Profile ...
Work Package 3 Leader: Demonstration of pressure vessel inspection
Inspection and Integrity Engineer, Shell Global Solutions International B.V. Prashant has been involved in development and deployment of various NDE tools for inspection and in particular, he is involved in validation of robotic inspection. Prashant received his PhD in Solid mechanics and materials engineering from the University of Oxford and has 3 years of work […]Full Profile ...
Work Package 4 Leader: Demonstration of inline tank inspection
International Operational Advisor – Vopak Ron has experience in operations, HSE and Marine with the petrochemical industry for more than 25 years, experience as a tank storage terminal manager.Full Profile ...
Work Package 5 Leader: Integration & Daily Support Team
Engineer Robotic Inspection Technology – Quasset B.V. Tim has a PhD in Robotics with a background in industry project management, robotics development, as well as transferring knowledge, innovations and solutions into different domains. Tim is also part of the PETROBOT daily support team who manage the day-to-day running of the project.Full Profile ...
Work Package 6 Leader: Dissemination and exploitation & Daily Support Team
CEO – Quasset B.V. Director and PhD in Physics; expertise: active in Non-destructive testing, condition assessment, and asset management since 1993. Until 2002 active in technology development heading the Applus RTD technology development department. Since that time owner/CEO of Vantage NDT, a company dedicated to NDT technology development and services. Since 2007 Director Asia Pacific […]Full Profile ...
Co. Work Package 2 Leader
Senior Engineer – ALSTOM Inspection Robotics. Moritz has a PhD in dynamic systems and control and is an expert for robotic navigation and mechatronics. As senior robotic engineer Moritz is in charge of the navigation in WP2 and co. project leader of WP2.Full Profile ...
Project Manager – Innospection Germany GmbH Work Package 1 & 2: Provision of the eddy current testing units With a background in managing all aspects of pipeline inspection projects for 17 years and magnetic eddy current inspections since 2.5 years, Andreas is responsible for the provision and integration of the eddy current measuring unit in […]Full Profile ...