Proceedings of the

The 33rd European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2023)
3 – 8 September 2023, Southampton, UK

Software Reliability Analysis in the O&G Industry: A Review with Applications

Eduardo Menezes1,a, Isis Lins1,b, Márcio Moura1,c, Rafael Azevedo1,d, Manoel Feliciano da Silva2,e, Marcos Vinicius Nóbrega2,f, Fabricio Damico3,g and Marcelo Medici3,h

1Center for Risk Analysis and Environmental Modeling, Brazil.

2CENPES/Petrobras - Research Center Leopoldo Américo Miguez de Mello, Brazil.

3Navcon Engineering, Brazil.


With the increasing digitalization of the O&G industry, the presence of software applications has been growing consistently. Software reliability presents special characteristics when compared to other O&G equipment, including the process of reliability growth at each software release and the use of special reliability models. This work has the aim of reviewing the concepts and methods regarding software reliability, applied for a completion interface software responsible to manage the communication between subsea and topside equipment.

Keywords: Software reliability, O&G industry, SRGM models, Software guidelines.

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