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RAE Engineering is a materials, mechanical and integrity engineering company that specializes in ensuring that new
and existing SAGD facilities, including large OTSG and HRSG package boilers, are compliant with ABSA and AER in terms of codes and standards, integrity programs/manuals and training.  We also work with you to ensure that you have selected the optimal materials and equipment for maximum reliability.

RAE Engineering will stand alongside the owner and their EPCM company to provide Owner’s Inspector and Chief Inspector services to help ensure that the new facilities are designed, fabricated, constructed, commissioned and operated to the highest possible standard.

RAE Engineering and Inspection Ltd. – Providing solutions for critical issues.

Oil Sands Main blue tint (compressed)
Boiler Services (HRSG and OTSG Package Boilers)
  • Boiler inspections – full external, internal, PSV and piping
  • Installation inspections and verification of compliance
  • Design review
  • Operations evaluation
  • Pre-purchase consulting
  • Repair procedure and development
  • Repair surveillance and regulatory sign-off
  • Supervision of boiler functionality tests
  • Fuel gas path inspection
  • Boiler tube pigging procedure development and supervision
Integrity Management, Engineering and Consulting
  • Engineering design review for compliance with ABSA and AER regulations
  • Material selection and verification
  • Piping classification development
  • ABSA registration of imported equipment
  • Canadian Registration Number registration
  • Integrity management of pipelines, steam pipelines and ancillary equipment
  • Chief Inspector services
  • ABSA Owner/User programs
  • Liaison with ABSA, AER and other regulatory bodies
  • Stress analysis and finite element analysis for tanks and pressure equipment
  • Development of corrosion monitoring plans for pressure vessels, tanks and pipelines
Other Services
  • Welding procedures – review and development
  • RAE Equipment Management System (REMS)
    • Currently managing over 70,000 assets, including pressure equipment, pipelines and tanks
  • Fabrication shop and vendor compliance auditing
  • Shop inspections of vessels and modules during fabrication
  • Coatings and linings – coating performance evaluation, failure analysis, physical testing, chemical analysis, field testing
  • Materials – failure investigation, field examination, replication/in-situ metallography
With offices in Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Red Deer and Calgary, we are here to ensure that the needs of our clients are met.