What is an Inspection Data Management System – IDMS?

Process facilities in the Petrochemical, Oil & Gas, Power Generation and Energy sectors are required to manage large amounts of asset data for a vast array of complex asset types. This includes legacy data, history, inspection, scheduling, corrosion, maintenance, and repair information for each piece of equipment.

Often, this data is unstructured and located in a variety of disparate sources that make it difficult to locate and can take a long time to retrieve. When facilities have more than one site, it can be common for each site to maintain its asset data without a centralized access point for others to reference.

These information silos can result in critical errors when key business decisions are being made on outdated information, or when critical alerts are received too late to prevent shutdown. Regulatory compliance also becomes challenging without current, accurate data readily available for each asset.

An effective inspection data management software or system eliminates these issues by centralizing all asset data into one digital database.

Optimize Inspection Planning with Antea IDMS

Imagine a virtual replica of your plant. All assets of all types in one digital twin representation. To access all past and current data on an asset, you simply zoom to the equipment of interest and click on it – once. That’s Antea IDMS.

Antea IDMS is the most comprehensive inspection data management software in the industry. It is trusted by operators of all sizes, from single to multi-site, around the world. It is the only IDMS software that bidirectionally links all data for each asset – PFDs, 2D, 3D, point cloud data, laser mapping, geographical, maps, etc. – and overlays it onto a digital twin replica of each asset and the entire facility.

When paired with Antea RBI (Risk Based Inspection), it delivers instant visualization of the risk level throughout the plant. Web-based and compatible with advanced mobile technology, Antea IDMS allows you to access and manage data from anywhere, including instant updates from the field. It delivers real-time data for instant access to actionable intelligence.

Monitor corrosion, chemical injection points, cathodic protection measurements, inspection scheduling and more for hundreds of different asset types – fixed or rotating, pressure vessels, pipelines, storage tanks, pressure safety valves – from one central web-based platform.


Manage all equipment, datasheets, inspection reports and more using color-coded 3D models


Contextualized visualization of the entire plant and each asset within it via 3D Digital Twin.


Rapidly generate inspection or engineering maintenance reports at any time.


Effortlessly view or create scheduling for inspections or routine maintenance.

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