Gas Plant (International)
Industry: Oil & Gas
Date of Project: August, 2013
ACM was contracted to perform a HAZOP on the upgrades to a Gas Plant.
The operating company for this HAZOP was attending from outside of North America and had a limited timeframe in which to complete the study (one week). There was concern prior to the session that there was inadequate time to complete the scope of the HAZOP. Furthermore, due to the high priority of the project many stakeholders were involved in the HAZOP session – sixteen participants in addition to the facilitation team – who had varied HAZOP experience . During preliminary discussions, it was discovered that the client did not have a Risk Matrix or HAZOP procedure.
In order to ensure a quality HAZOP was completed while attempting to meet the compressed schedule the following was done:
“The HAZOP Week was amazingly intense and the outcomes exceed our expectations and our client’s expectations”