5 days HSE/SAFENG1GB
- Engineers, technicians and staff, not familiar with the concepts of safety engineering, involved in operating Oil & Gas field processing facilities or in designing Oil & Gas projects architecture.
- This course provides the knowledge necessary to assess and mitigate risks, and apply industry-required safety codes and practices when designing, constructing and operating Oil & Gas processing facilities.
- Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- identify HSE standards and describe hazard identification methods of safety engineering in Oil & Gas processing,
- interpret the contents of standard hazard studies,
- explain the safe design principles and to differentiate the mitigation measures applicable to each principle,
- define, predict and measure possible outcomes and effects.
- No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
- Several applications and illustrations.
- Several case studies and teamwork sessions.
Fundamentals of safety engineering 0.5 day
- Aims of Safety Engineering.
- Safety Engineering throughout the life of a project and during operations.
- Safe design principles.
- Risk assessment. Probabilistic and deterministic methods.
- Concept of loss of containment. Fundamentals of flammability.
- Scenario definition. Concept of barriers.
“Preliminary hazard analysis” - HAZID 0.5 day
- Objectives of Preliminary Hazard Identification during Conceptual/Feasibility studies.
- Hazards Related to typical Oil & Gas process.
- Methodology for carrying out a HAZID.
- HAZID application.
“Hazard & operability” - HAZOP 0.75 day
- Introduction to Hazop methodology. Node identification. Guidewords.
- Hazop register matrix. Group management.
- Introduction to WhatIf methodology.
- HAZOP exercise.
Major hazard assessment 0.5 day
- Major Accident Hazard (MAH) scenarios.
- Scenario representation. Bowtie diagrams.
- Risk reduction process. Risk Matrices and ALARP principle.
- Safety critical measures/elements.
Layer of protection 0.5 day
- Layer of protection analysis concept.
- Safety Instrumented Systems. Fundamentals of availability. SIL level.
- SIL level requirements strategy.
Plot plan review 0.5 day
- Fundamentals of consequence analysis for MAH scenarios.
- Safety Engineering approach to plant layout.
- Plant Layout exercise: optimization of an offshore plant layout.
Prevention of hydrocarbon release 0.5 day
- Introduction to mechanical integrity and quality control. Introduction to Failure Mode and Equipment Analysis (FMEA study).
- Mechanical impact prevention analysis.
- Introduction to Process Safety Management (PSM). Main Key Performance indicators.
Prevention of hydrocarbon ignition 0.5 day
- Hazardous area classifications methodology and examples. Electrical equipment and suitability with regard to hazardous area classification.
- Overpressure protection and gaseous HC disposal: PSV's and mechanical systems.
- Flares/vents and drain systems.
- Instrumented Safety Systems. Emergency Shutdown System, Blow-down System, introduction to HIPS systems.
- Flammable gas detection systems.
Prevention of fire escalation 0.5 day
- Introduction to Fire Detection Systems.
- Passive fire & blast protection.
- Introduction to Active Firefighting systems. Main elements and applications.
Engineering of emergency escape & evacuation resources 0.25 day
- Alarm system. Types of alarm.
- Introduction to evacuation and escape resources.
- Onshore and offshore examples.