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Quest Integrity Group Extends Signal™ Fitness-For-Service Capabilities with Version 4.0

Adheres to all API 579 standards and delivers additional usability features

September 13, 2011

(SEATTLE) ”" Quest Integrity Group (, a leader in the delivery of advanced inspection and engineering assessment services and software products, today announced availability of its powerful Signal™ Fitness-for-Service (FFS) Version 4 software tool. Designed by industry experts, Signal FFS allows engineers to quickly perform Fitness-for-Service and fracture mechanics analyses on fixed and rotating equipment, thereby reducing equipment and operational safety risks.

Signal FFS is now available in both Standard and Professional editions to satisfy the user’s analysis requirements. Both versions help to mitigate safety risks by performing rapid Fitness-for-Service assessments while providing comprehensive and consistent adherence to industry standards. In addition, Quest Integrity Group also offers a Quick Start Package, which combines either the Standard or Professional edition with training, direct access to Quest engineers and additional example problems to aid in analysis.

"Our new Signal FFS Standard and Professional editions allow our clients to choose the right Fitness-for-Service and fracture mechanics analysis that best fits their asset and operating circumstances," said Dr. Ted Anderson, Chief Technology Officer, Quest Integrity Group. "We have responded to client input and added functionality and user interface features to reduce the client’s learning curve and make it even easier to use, while empowering clients with a tool to help avoid costly unplanned downtime."

Signal FFS Standard provides quick Level 1 and 2 Fitness-for-Service assessments for common damage mechanisms, while the Professional edition also includes comprehensive Level 2 support and advanced functionality to support Level 3 assessments. Both versions offer an intuitive wizard interface that guides users through assessment calculations. A detailed, yet simple, description for each input value is given, eliminating the need to look up additional information. Fully worked API 579 example problems are installed and ready to use so users can follow the calculation steps. An integrated Help function includes the background and applicability of each assessment type.

Quest Integrity Group, a Team Industrial Services company, (NASDAQ: TISI), is a dynamic company focused on asset integrity and reliability management solutions for its clients. Solutions consist of technology-enabled, advanced inspection and engineering assessment services and products that help companies in the refining and chemical, pipeline, syngas, and power industries increase profitability, reduce operational and safety risks, and improve operational planning. Quest Integrity Group is headquartered in Seattle and has offices in Houston, Denver, Canada, The Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Australia and New Zealand.

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