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E-424 - HSE in Drilling & Completion Operations

5 days FOR/HSEE
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • Young engineers and technicians involved or wishing to extend their knowledge in drilling and completion operations.
Purpose
  • This course provides a thorough understanding of risks associated to drilling operations and to reinforce the HSE culture of the workplace environment.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • ensure high HSE standard during drilling operations,
  • identify specific hazards, their associated risks during drilling/completion operations and to define prevention and mitigation measures to reduce risks,
  • identify the certificates necessary to ensure the suitability of equipment and personnel,
  • understand and apply typical HSE management practices on site (prevention, protection, emergency planning).
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Several applications and illustrations.
  • Several case studies and teamwork sessions.
Observation
* Public holidays: the course schedule will be adapted to cover all content.

GENERAL RISKS ASSOCIATED TO DRILLING OPERATIONS 0.75 day
  • Introduction to Risk Assessment process. Hazard identification and risk assessment.
  • Risk of flammability:
  • Explosive atmospheres (ATEX): flammable products, explosive limits and flash point.
  • Ignition sources: naked flame, auto-ignition temperature, sparks and static electricity, …
  • Risks associated with chemical products/toxic gas (H2S).
  • Health and hygiene risks. Medical fitness to work certificates.
  • Electrical Risks. Area classification requirements. Certificates.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH RIG EQUIPMENT 1 day
  • Introduction to risks associated to derrick, rig floor, stabbing board, derrick board and crown block. Certificates.
  • Risk of dropped objects.
  • Works at height.
  • Introduction to risks associated to drawworks, top drive, travelling block, winches and pipe handling system. Certificates.
  • HSE management of lifting and rigging operations.
RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH DRILLING FLUIDS PROCESSING& CEMENTING OPERATIONS 0.5 day
  • Risks associated to mud preparation, mud tanks and mud pumps.
  • Confined space entry procedure.
  • Risks associated to cuttings treatment units: shakers, degasser, desander, centrifuge, …
  • Risks associated to cementing units and cementing operations.
  • HSE management of pressurized equipment.
HSE MANAGEMENT OF WELL CONTROL EQUIPMENT 0.5 day
  • Scenarios associated to well control and main impacts. Examples of catastrophic events.
  • Description and action of well control equipment.
  • Testing requirements: functional and pressure tests.
  • Inspection and certification of equipment and personnel with responsibilities in well control scenarios.
RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH SUPPORT FACILITIES 0.5 day
  • Engine rooms, power generation and air compressors.
  • Risks at workshops: hand tools, compressed gas bottles.
  • HSE management of storage areas.
  • Introduction to HSE in logistics: materials and personnel transportation requirements.
  • Common areas: living quarters, kitchens.
SAFETY ENGINEERING APPLICATED TO DRILLING OPERATIONS 0.25 day
  • General layout of drilling activities: safety distances.
  • Fire & gas detection systems: certificate and testing requirements.
ORGANISATIONAL FRAMEWORK 1 day
  • Introduction to HSE Management System.
  • HSE management of contractors:
  • HSE evaluation of contractor selection.
  • Objectives and development of HSE Bridging Document: case study.
  • Emergency Response Planning:
  • Main elements and resources: Blow Out Contingency Plan, Environmental Contingency Plan and Medevac Plan.
  • Clinic requirements.
  • Emergency drills.
  • Training requirements offshore: BOSIET & HUET certificates.
  • Risks associated to simultaneous operations with production and construction activities.
  • Management of change procedure.
  • Undesired event reporting.
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT OF DRILLING OPERATIONS 0.5 day
  • Introduction to environmental impacts of drilling operations.
  • Environmental impact assessment and Environmental Management Plan.
  • Waste management practices for drilling operations.
  • Well testing environmental impacts.
2017 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
May 09 - 12 Pau €3,580 Online By email
Nov 20 - 24 Pau €3,580 Online By email