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Hazard and Operability Study and Hazard Identification in Oil & Gas (HSE08)

  • 22-26 October 20175 daysAmman, JordanCourse Fee: 3990 USD


This comprehensive course has been designed to give the participants all of the information they will require to perform suitable and sufficient Hazop Studies & Hazard Identification Techniques within their own working environment.
The first part of this course will be focused on Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP). The second part will be focused on Hazard Identification Techniques.
Practical examples will be covered on Hazop Studies in some of the oil & gas projects.

Course Level: Intermediate / Advanced
Instructor: Mahmoud J. Aljanabi

Designed for you, if you are...

  • A manager, supervisor, senior staff or engineer from HSE, process, operation, maintenance or Hazop teams.

How we build your confidence

In this extensive course you will initially be taken through all of the terminology associated with the Hazop Study and Hazid Techniques.
You will work in small groups to encourage each individual member to work as a team to develop answers to questions, rather than being told.
What is Hazop, why Hazop is carried out and Hazop study procedure will be covered and discussed in details. Then - depending on risk analysis and assessment process, hazards identification, frequency & consequences analysis - the course moves onto the Hazid Techniques, with extensive examples to bring the learning into a more understandable format.
The last part of the course, the “Practical Hazop Studies in some of the Oil & Gas Projects” will then be attempted. Again you will work in small groups to perform the Hazop Studies of a process that you are familiar with, using all of the knowledge, information, risk assessment process steps and the hierarchy of controls.

The benefits from attending

Learning Outcomes
  • Knowledge of the Hazard and Operability Studies (Hazop)
  • Knowledge of the Hazid Techniques
  • Awareness of the Hazop Studies requirements set out by your company
  • Hazard identification and control via the hierarchy of risk management
  • Perform Hazop Studies and Job Hazard Identification within the workplace environment

Basic and Key Skills Learning Outcomes
  • Ability to perform and participate in the Hazop Studies and Analysis
  • Ability to perform Job Hazard Identification
  • Ability to read P& I Diagrams and Hazop Studies performed by others


  • Introduction
  • What is a HAZOP?
  • Documents needed for HAZOP study
  • HAZOP study technique & HAZOP methodology overview
  • HAZOP study procedure
  • HAZOP management
  • Team members, qualifications and responsibilities
  • Structure of meeting sessions
  • HAZOP recording and reporting
  • HAZOP leader's report
  • Role of the HAZOP leader and secretary
  • Variations on the HAZOP technique
  • The role of HAZOP in the project life cycle
    - HAZID team composition
    - HAZID methodology
    - Study procedure
    - Brainstorming and analysis
    - HAZID checklist
    - HAZID worksheet
  • Examples on HAZOP study
    - Hazop study for storage & export system
    - Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) study procedure
    - HAZOP study for Ethylene storage system




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