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Course Schedule
Classroom Sessions:
Date Venue Fees
29 Jan - 02 Feb 2024 Kigali - Rwanda $5,950
15 - 19 Jul 2024 London - UK $5,950
18 - 22 Nov 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
Course Description


Flammable, toxic and explosive are just some of the inherent hazards of oil and gas. Operational Safety is of prime importance which means that there has to be correct procedures in place and personnel that are competent in using these procedures to ensure that no incidents occur. This training course covers oil & gas operations and is designed to provide underpinning knowledge that enables personnel to manage oil and gas operational risks effectively.

Participants on this GLOMACS Operational Safety Management for Oil & Gas Professionals training course will develop the following competencies:

  • Familiarity with health and safety management system
  • Process Safety
  • Hydrocarbon process hazards identification and control
  • Fire protection and emergency response
  • Transport operational safety


Participants attending the Operational Safety Management for Oil & Gas Professionals training course should be able to:

  • Categorise the hazards inherent in oil and gas arising from the storage and processing of raw materials and products
  • Outline the risk management techniques used in the oil and gas industries
  • Explain the purpose and content of an organisation’s documented evidence to provide a convincing and valid argument that a system is adequately safe
  • Recognise the purpose of and procedures for investigating incidents and how the lessons learnt can be used to improve health and safety in the oil and gas industries
  • Illustrate Process Safety
  • Formulate Emergency Plans

Training Methodology

Participants on this Operational Safety Management for Oil & Gas Professionals training course will learn by active participation through the use of exercises, case studies and open discussion forums. Videos shown will encourage further discussions and delegates are encouraged to bring forth experiences and problems from their own organisations.


This GLOMACS Operational Safety Management for Oil & Gas Professionals training course is suitable for:

  • Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Supervisors
  • Production and Process Engineers
  • Maintenance Personnel
  • Personnel interested in developing skills in this area
  • All personnel involved in planning and implementing the organisation’s HSE management system
Course Outline


Health, Safety and Environmental Management

  • Process Safety Management (PSM)
  • Learning from incidents
  • Hazards inherent in oil and gas
  • Risk management techniques used in the oil and gas industries
  • Work permit systems
  • Safety Reports


Process Safety

  • Mechanics of failure
  • Safe containment of hydrocarbons
  • Plant operation and maintenance
  • Start-up and shut down
  • Fire hazards
  • Furnaces and boiler operations


Risk Assessment Techniques

  • Framework for risk assessment
  • Hazard and Operability Study ‘HAZOP’
  • The Bow-tie model
  • Inherent Safer design
  • Safety Integrity Level ‘SIL’
  • Hazardous Area Classification


Fires, Explosions and Emergency Response

  • Fire and explosion in the oil and gas industries
  • Types of fire
  • Types of explosion
  • Fire and explosion risk analysis
  • Fire and explosion protective systems
  • Emergency Plans and response


Transport Operations Safety

  • Diving activities
  • Maritime transport
  • Land transport
  • On successful completion of this training course, GLOMACS Certificate will be awarded to the delegates
  • Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) : In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsor, one CPE credit is granted per 50 minutes of attendance
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