Process Safety Engineer CertificationPHSE/PSENG

Who should attend?

  • To provide an in-depth knowledge of process safety management in Oil & Gas production activities.
Audience :
  • Engineers called on to take the position of Process Safety Engineer.

Level : Foundation

Course Content

  • OIL & GAS FIELD PROCESSING

      • Fundamentals of reservoir engineering, drilling, completion and well servicing.
      • Fundamentals of thermodynamics applied to effluent processing.
      • Crude oil treatment.
      • Production water treatment and injection.
      • Gas processing and conditioning.
      • Overview of static equipment. Piping, valves, thermal and storage equipment.
      • Overview of rotating equipment. Pumps, compressors and gas turbines.
      • Instrumentation and process control.
  • INTRODUCTION TO PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT

      • Fundamentals of process safety. Main standards. Overview of risk based process safety.
      • Process safety management system. Documentation controls and applicable tools. Implementation.
      • Commitment to Process Safety:
      • Workforce involvement and process safety culture.
      • Workforce training.
      • Human factors in process control.
      • Process Safety Information.
      • Management of contractors.
      • Continuous improvement elements. Audits and inspections. Establishment of objectives and KPI.
      • Process safety management in project development.
  • SAFETY ENGINEERING

      • Process hazard analysis. HAZID studies, HAZOP studies. Consequence analysis methodology.
      • Major hazard assessment and bowtie diagrams analysis.
      • Quantitative risk assessment.
      • Layers of protection.
      • Safety instrumented systems.
      • Fire detection and protection systems.
  • HSE IN SURFACE PRODUCTION OPERATIONS

      • Safe isolation of plant and equipment (LOTO, degassing-inerting, ventilation…).
      • Risk assessment of operations. Job safety analysis.
      • Permit to work system.
      • Introduction to operating procedures. Pre-startup safety review.
      • Safe work practices. Management of change.
      • Downgraded situations.
      • Simultaneous operations.
      • Environmental impact of production activities.
  • ASSET INTEGRITY

      • Introduction to Asset Integrity Management.
      • Criticality and risk assessment tools. FMECA, FTA.
      • Inspection and test.
      • Corrosion.
      • Maintenance and inspection based on failure risk.
      • Implementation and challenges.
  • EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANNING

      • Introduction to emergency response management.
      • Scenario identification and development. Tier definition.
      • Definition of resources.
  • ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION WORKSHOP - ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS

      • Introduction to undesired events reporting and investigation.
      • Initiating investigation process. Gathering of information.
      • Analysis of information. Root cause analysis.
      • Identification of risk control measure and definition of action plan.
      • Case study.
  • FINAL ORAL ASSESSMENT

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • describe the overall production chain and explain main techniques and equipment used in the Oil & Gas facilities,
  • detail process safety elements and purpose,
  • describe process safety management roles and responsibilities,
  • contribute to process hazard analysis studies, events analysis and investigation reporting and monitoring,
  • develop leadership techniques to enhance safety culture in the organization.

Ways & Means

  • Highly interactive training by industry specialist lecturers, with numerous teamwork sessions.
  • Numerous application, case studies and experience feedback.

Certification

  • An international recognition of your competencies.
  • A Graduate Certificate is delivered.
  • An expertise confirmed in Process Safety Engineer .
  • Ready-to-use skills.