May 11, 2015
Volian Enterprises, Inc., a Nuclear Engineering and Software firm
located in Murrysville PA for over 30 years, was recently awarded a
contract to upgrade the Severe Accident Management Guidelines for the
D.C. Cook Nuclear Power Plant to be consistent with the latest generic
guidance issued by the PWR Owners Group. This upgrade will include
procedure modifications to address some of the lessons learned from the
2011 Fukushima event.
February 16, 2015
Volian Enterprises, Inc., is pleased to announce that they will team
with Curtiss-Wright Scientech Nuclear division for consulting services
to the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) regarding preparation
for operation of the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant, in the areas of
Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA), Maintenances Rule, Online Risk
Monitor, and development of Severe Accident Management Guidelines
(SAMGs). Volian will assist ENEC in ensuring that the SAMGs are
the highest quality which address plant specific features, regulations,
Severe Accident Analysis, and integrates with other procedures in the
procedure network. The project is planned to be completed by
December 31, 2016.
Products & Services:
Enterprises PROcedure Maintenance System
flagship product is a true procedure management system that produces
consistent procedures while saving NPP procedure writers valuable time
Volian is assisting several plants in the
creation of post-Fukushima FLEX procedures and the upgrading of SAMGs
and EOPs. We are assisting in the development of FLEX support
Guidelines (FSGs) at one site, and the calculation of FLEX setpoints at
two other sites. Please consider Volian to join your team as one
of your post-Fukushima consultants. For more information, please
Engineering Services Brochure.
support development and maintenance of EOPs and SAMGs for Westinghouse
designed NPPs. Our personnel each have over 25 years experience in
this specialized field.
Volian is the industry leader in providing SAMG and EOP setpoint
services to Westinghouse designed NPPs. We have assisted
approximately 1/2 of the domestic Westinghouse NPPs with their EOP
setpoints. Recent projects include setpoint upgrades for Vogtle,
Robinson, R.E. Ginna, Wolf Creek, Turkey Point, and Prairie Island.
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develop software tools that assist nuclear power plant personnel to
perform their jobs more efficiently in a highly regulated, controlled
Volian's Quality Assurance programs
have been recertified as being compliant with 10CFR50 Appendix B and
ANSI/ASME NQA-1 following a recent audit conducted by a NUPIC member.
Contact Harry Julian for more details on the Volian QA plan.
provide support in the areas of safety analysis, licensing, procedure,
and new reactor safety criteria and design.
you missed one of our VE-PROMS demonstrations and would like to view a
Volian has released the initial version of our new version PROcedure
Maintenance System, PROMS to 16 sites. The effort involved
converting plant data and development of formats for the new PROMS
version for the 20 total nuclear sites that use PROMS (see list of
There are four sites remaining to transition to the new version.
customers who have an interest in learning more about PROMS should
contact Harry Julian at 724-335-3744. We would be happy to show
you why PROMS is the most advanced, easiest to use procedure maintenance
system available. For additional information, please see our