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PIMS in a time of crisis – Act in haste and repent at leisure with Steve Cromwell


The combined crises of COVID-19 and the oil price crash will create major challenges for pipeline operators. There will be pressure to reduce costs and maintain reliability. Following on from the previous overview of best practice in PIMS, this session will identify some of the consequential considerations that are necessary to maintain effective and robust asset integrity management.


  • Highlight some considerations necessary to maintain asset integrity management brought about by cost saving measures 
  • Identify potential consequences to increased outsourcing and / or reallocation of roles and responsibilities.
  • Discuss safeguards to maintain robust integrity management practices.

Meet the experts

Steve Cromwell

Senior Engineer

Steve is a Chartered Engineer with over 12 years' pipeline integrity management related experience with extensive knowledge in the development of pipeline rehabilitation programs. Certified by the Institute of Asset Management, Steve has a thorough knowledge of industry best practice and international regulatory trends has worked with a number operators around the world with support in the development, implementation and review of pipeline integrity management systems.

Integrity Insights

Integrity Insights provide over 25 hours of free technical presentations, micro courses, and panel discussions delivered by experts and operators. 

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