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Petrochemical Applications

 Maverick’s Remote Video Crews Provide Inspection Tools and Expertise

Exchanger tube inspections in areas such as Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Red Deer, Fort McMurray, Lloydminster, Whitecourt and others.

Since 1994, Maverick Inspection Ltd. has grown with Western Canada’s Petrochemical Industry. We have continually increased our arsenal of video inspection equipment to support our clients’ construction, maintenance and integrity management programs. This includes leading the service industry in Canada by offering industrial drone inspection and CSA Class I Division I, Explosion-proof video inspection systems for hazardous environments.

Maverick Inspection Ltd. video inspection technicians have years of experience working alongside with integrity specialists, engineers and other Petrochemical Industry professionals. Maverick’s video inspection work in the Petrochemical industry include:

  • Extruders
  • Rail Bins
  • Hoppers
  • Reactors
  • Boilers & Furnaces
  • Ethylene Feed Lines
  • Olefins, Aromatics and Synthesis Gas Lines
  • Natural Gas Pipelines

Maverick’s remote video inspections (also called CCTV inspections) are focused on providing clients with high resolution imagery inside of equipment and various systems to observe, identify and to gather vital video documentation. Remote video inspection is also used to complement predictive and preventative maintenance programs.This technology is also used during commissioning and shut-downs to streamline tasks by providing an inside view that saves time and money.



  • Maverick can confirm cleanliness inside pressure vessels, pipelines and piping by means of accessing through flanges and valves; spool pieces removed, drain openings, thread-o-lets, tubes, manholes and vaults.
  • Maverick can develop predictive maintenance programs and execution development plans.
  • Maverick can retrieve foreign objects, tools and material samples from vessels and piping using the latest in robotic technology
  • Maverick can confirm results from traditional (NDT) non-destructive testing using an array of video inspection systems
  • Maverick can use explosion proof video systems to help eliminate confine space entries, save costs on purging and steaming on various systems and equipment
  • Maverick can visually observe corrosion pitting, cracking, build-up, blockages, collapses and other defect anomaly
  • Maverick can manually measure objects within vessels and piping using lasers and built in software
  • Maverick’s equipment can work underwater with robotic systems
  • Maverick can laser profile small and large diameter piping to accurately measure pipe true internal diameter, quantify build-up, percentages of the roundness of pipe and many more measurements
  • Industrial drone inspection with collision tolerant drones designed specifically for internal inspections

Maverick services centers such as Calgary, Edmonton & Fort McMurray.

Our Remote Video Inspection Department is complemented by Laser Pipe Profiling, Ground Penetrating Radar and Infrared Thermography. We service remote sites and the major centres such as Edmonton, Calgary, Grande Prairie, Red Deer, Fort McMurray and the Oil Sands. Please visit our RVI Video & Imagery Gallery page to view images and video footage of video applications.

Alberta industrial drone inspection and CSA rated explosion proof camera systems.



Pressure VesselsPressure Vessels are and excellent video camera inspection application.

  • Heat Exchanger tube side and shell side inspections
  • Reactor shell-side, internal & external piping & tray beds
  • Gas Scrubbers & Separators
  • Dehy Towers
  • Condensers
  • Reboiler


Pipelines & PipingFrom Edmonton, Maverick services centers such as Medicine Hat, Calgary, Red Deer, Lloydminster, and Fort McMurray.

  • Diluted Bitumen
  • Condensate Lines
  • Gas Lines
  • Emulsion Lines
  • Injection Lines
  • Steam Lines
  • Valves
  • Flare Lines


Drainage Systems

  • Clean-outs & Drain LinesMaverick has inspected drainage lines in areas such as Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Red Deer, Lloydminster, Medicine Hat, and Drayton Valley.
  • Oily Water sewer systems (OWS)
  • Gravity Sewers
  • Chemical Sewers
  • Storm Water Sewers
  • Multi-Purpose Sewers
  • Man Holes & Catch Basins
  • Vaults & Collection Points


Rotating Equipment

  • Gas & Steam TurbinesRotating equipment such as turbine blades are often inspected with videoprobes.
  • Gear Boxes
  • Rotors & Stators
  • Pumps
  • Compressors
  • Motors
  • Sumps


Furnace & Boilers

  • Burners & Tips
  • Steam & Mud StreamFrom Edmonton, Maverick has inspected boilers in areas such as Fort McMurray, Red Deer, Lloydminster, Medicine Hat, Whitecourt, and more.
  • Boiler Tubes
  • Water-wall Tubes
  • Steam Headers & Super Heaters
  • Fire Tubes
  • (OTSG) Once Through Steam Generators


Underground Tanks

  • Flare Knock-Outs
  • Storage Tanks
  • Dump TanksMaverick has inspected flares, stacks & chimneys across Western Canada.
  • Sump Tanks
  • Vaults


Stacks & Chimneys

  • Incinerator Stacks
  • Furnace Stacks
  • Flare Stacks
  • Waste Heat Boiler Stacks
  • Industrial Drone Inspection