“Gas Industry”, a monthly science, technical and production magazine, issue №1 for 2021 co-authored by BT GROUP and Russian State Oil & Gas University (National Research University) named after I.M. Gubkin, published an article “Digital technologies in inspection activities in terms of quality control of processes, products, services and technical audits for the gas industry”.
The article describes the use of digital technologies in inspection activities in the context of gas industry specifics. It gives the results of summarized BT GROUP experience in standardization of practical aspects of inspection activities considering the best Russian and foreign practices related to digitalization of inspection control from traceability systems for product manufacture and shipping to module systems of planning and assurance of product delivery within the project time limits with a guaranteed level of quality.
It also describes he functions of inspection activity participants (manufacturer, inspection body, customer). The article analyzes the opportunities, restrictions and risks of use of digital systems in the areas where they cannot fully replace a man.
The article gives conclusions about the tasks and perspectives of the use of digital systems.