Chevron Refinery Inspections

CLIENT: Bay City Mechanical
LOCATION: Richmond, California
SERVICES: Inspections and Condition Assessment, Asset Management


Identifying the location of all Sanitary Sewer gravity pipelines throughout the Chevron Refinery. Once all assets are identified, PPSI is responsible for mapping all access points to the existing pipelines, performing thorough CCTV inspection using instruments such as the Panoramo SI, Panoramo Camera Crawler, Lateral Launch T 76, and Push Cameras.


To date, PPSI has inspected 317,000 LF of gravity pipelines of various sizes and material. Once all inspections have been performed and all reports are PACP coded, PPSI prepares a report on each location including all recommended pipeline maintenance and remediation. PPSI includes with its report a complete estimate for providing maintenance and repair as a turnkey service.

Particular challenges on this project included the complex nature of working within an active refinery. Considerable safety regulations and procedures must be adhered to, so that in the event of an emergency, all personnel may be safely evacuated.