BP and its local predecessor Amoco have produced oil and gas off the east coast of Trinidad for over 30 years. This production originates from eight offshore fields and is transported to onshore terminals through an extensive pipeline network. Gas is further shipped for domestic use or LNG production. Oil is temporarily stored onshore and then tanker loaded for export. Despite excellent business success for the operator and nation, maturing production, long service time and constrained resources have taken a toll on the technical integrity of facilities. In late 2000, a major program to restore integrity was developed, resourced and implementation begun. The restoration strategy was based on a four-step process involving assess, restore, upgrade and sustain. The program addresses the technical integrity of all assets including offshore topsides, subsea structures/pipelines, onshore terminals, tankage and oil/gas exports systems. It also included enhancements to process safety protective systems and development of a comprehensive major accident hazards management system. This paper outlines the many problems, solutions, challenges and successes of the integrity restoration program. It describes the required organizational commitment to a multi-year improvement campaign and a shared vision of sustained, world-class integrity management. In its third year, the program has had significant accomplishments, although there is still much to do. Overall, it has been a strong contributor to continued business success both now and into the future.

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