Mr. Ijaz Ul Karim Rao is based in VELOSI Abu Dhabi and Director for Asset Integrity Services with over 25 years of working experience in the oil and gas industry. He has been working on design and commissioning of process, safety, mechanical and piping system for different oil and gas projects. He had worked and managed different Asset Integrity Management Projects for both the upstream and downstream industry. He also worked for different Verification and Certification projects for ADMA-OPCO, BP, Total Fina Elf, Shell, Premier Oil and others. Presently, he is involved in Asset Integrity Management projects including RBI, RCM and other risk related activities for Middle East based companies (Saudi Aramco, KJO, ADCO, ZADCO, Takreer, ADGAS and QP), in South East Asia (KPOC, CPOC, Petronas Carigali, Murphy Oil, Talisman, Salamander and BSR) and Equion Energy Limited based in Columbia, South America. He has pioneered a software product „VAIL – Plant“ – a full integrity management system for both onshore and offshore installations. This product caters inspection and maintenance management to the automation needs of an expanding base of clients.