Safety cases play a crucial role in the oil and gas industry, serving as a means to demonstrate effective safety measures to regulators. This article explores the purpose and benefits of safety cases in ensuring safe operations and comprehensive hazard management.
The primary objective of a safety case is for the Dutyholder to showcase to regulators that there are robust processes in place to ensure safe operations. By adhering to goal-setting safety regulations, safety cases provide evidence of compliance and demonstrate the reduction of risks to As Low As Reasonably Practical (ALARP).
Even in jurisdictions where safety cases are not mandatory, many major oil and gas operators still emphasize their development. Safety cases facilitate the implementation of comprehensive hazard management processes, ensuring that risk levels are effectively reduced. This proactive approach enhances safety and minimizes potential incidents.
A key component of a safety case is the detailed examination of technical risk management aspects. The safety case document provides a comprehensive analysis of overall adequacy, addressing specific mitigation measures and demonstrating a thorough understanding of potential hazards.
At SynergenOG, our team has an impeccable track record of creating safety cases for operators worldwide. We have worked on a diverse range of projects, including onshore processing plants, offshore fixed platforms, and floating vessels (such as FPSO, FLNG, FSO, and MODU). Our work adheres to international standards and guidelines, including Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations, COMAH, IADC, Shell, Petronas, and more.
SynergenOG is your dedicated partner for safety case development in the oil and gas industry. Our specialized services are designed to help you demonstrate effective hazard management, reduce risks to As Low As Reasonably Practical (ALARP), and ensure safe operations.