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The course will give an overview of the safety and environmental issues in the petroleum industry. It will provide detailed understanding of the methods and techniques to resolve these key issues for making petroleum production and processing, cleaner and safer.
This course would educate the participants to identify and assess hazards in any stage of operation, to quantify and manage them as well. This course will also highlight lessons learnt from the past accidents.


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Safety assurance and assessment: 4 weeks (4 days a week)

  • Introduction to HSE
  • Safety assurance
  • Safety in design and operations
  • Organizing for safety
  • Hazard classification and assessment, Hazard evaluation and control
  • Hazop
  • Hazop case study
  • FMEA
  • Tutorial sheets


Accident modeling, risk assessment & management: 4 weeks (4 days a week)

  • Dose assessment, safety regulations
  • Toxic releases- models and methods
  • Chemical risk analysis, Chemical exposure index (CEI)
  • Case studies in oil industries
  • Quantitative risk assessment
  • Fire and explosion models
  • Flammability diagrams
  • Exposure models
  • Fire and explosion: prevention methods
  • Event tree and fault tree analyses


Safety measures in design and operation: 1 weeks (4 days a week)

  • Safety measure in oil and gas industry
  • Safety methods in design and operation
  • Process safety management
  • Software used in HSE


Environmental issues and management: 3 weeks (4 days a week)

  • Environmental impact and management
  • Impact of oil and gas industry in marine environment
  • Oil hydrocarbons in marine environment
  • Chemical disposal of offshore industry and environmental management
  • Dispersion models and atmospheric pollution
  • Dispersion models continued..
  • Hazard assessment

UG/PG/Ph.D of all engg branches and PG of applied sciences; Diploma students can also register

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