HAZOP STUDY

STUDY OVERVIEW

Introduction

 We conduct Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) study according to guidance, standard and regulatory requirements. We provide top-quality services of the highest possible standard which meet internationally recognized level of performance. We shall work out comprehensive study criteria specially designed and tailored to go well with your operations and to suit your peculiar concerns. The study will be carried out using advanced software technology tools and will provide top-performance data analysis with verifiable reference results and dependable baseline findings. We will go in-depth of every element of the studies, collect and publish all relevant data required to make the report acceptable and implementable. As a leading QHSE&S company in Nigeria, we provide up-to-date and accurate information, and a well-tailored guidance on QHSE & issues, and our services help organizations to identify hazards, manage risk, prevent loss, reduce cost, increase productivity and improve reputation. The study has a high promise for your organization and is strongly recommended for your approval. We look forward to a beneficial business relationship between our organizations.

 Payment Terms

·         You will pay us 50% of the agreed sum excluding Value Added Tax on award of the contract.

·         Balance of 50% of the agreed sum, excluding Value Added Tax will be paid to us when we have submitted the report.

Materials and Supervision

We will supply all the necessary materials needed to carry out the work. We will also be responsible for labour and supervision.

 Security of our Property

We will make our own arrangement to ensure the security of the system under audit and our property.

Injury or Death of our Workman

We are liable for and shall indemnify you against any liability, loss, claims or proceedings whatsoever arising under any status or common law in respect of personnel injury to or death of any person whatsoever arising from the discharge of the work included in the study. We shall also take adequate precaution for the safety of our workman. You will have no responsibility in these regards whatsoever.

Secrecy and Privacy

All information collected by us during the preparation of report, data etc. will be your property. No information in full or part will be passed on to any other source or organisation without your written consent.
SCOPE OF WORK

Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) study and preparation of reports for your facility shall consider hazardous materials, operational controls and engineering controls, and methodology includes nodes study, hazards recognition, safeguard evaluation, recommendations etc. Risk analysis shall be comprehensive which shall include all aspects your facilities or proposed facilities.

Scope includes Nodes study, hazards recognition, evaluation of the adequacy of safeguards and recommendations as needed. The potential hazard likely to occur in the area will be identified by the study team in consultation with your officials and using information on the process , type of hazardous substances handled and the operating procedure and practices.

Details for study to be provided are as given below

  • P & I Diagram for review
  • Technical officer of your company shall define the design intent and normal operating conditions, identifies potential causes for deviation and estimate potential consequences
  • Suggestion guideword for deviation to design discussion
  • Note proposed protection
  • Recommend any additions
  • Record the discussion and action in format
  • Describe design intention
  • Consider guide words
  • Identify all causes
  • Identify all consequences
  • Identify any additional protection
  • Final guide words

General issues to be considered apart from guideword study include the following aspects

  • Abnormal operations
  • Corrosion/Erosion
  • Human errors
  • Ignition suppression
  • Instrumentation failure
  • Layout (incompatible operations separated)
  • Maintenance
  • Relief
  • Safety
  • Sampling
  • Service failure
  • Spare equipment(single equipment having an impact)
FINAL REPORT

The final report will include the following among others:

  • Introduction
  • Executive summary
  • Study objectives
  • Scope
  • Report format study procedure
  • Guide words
  • Nodes selected
  • Drawing reference as applicable
  • Participation
  • Documents studied
  • Recommendations summary
  • Study worksheets

The reports shall cover the following topics with applicable annexure:

  • Introduction
  • Basic objective of plan
  • Plant details
  • Hazard identification
  • Risk assessment
  • Hazard diagnosis
  • Organization plan
  • On-site plan emergency plan
  • Off-site emergency plan
  • Emergencies and action plan
  • Annexures as applicable
OUR EXPERIENCE

We have conducted similar studies for the following organisations:

  • United Cement Company of Nigeria Limited (Lafarge Holcim Group), Calabar
  • Pipe Coater Nigeria Limited (Tenaris Group), Federal Ocean Terminal, Onne,
  • Exterran Nigeria Energy Services Limited (Exterran Corporation), Port Harcourt
  • Global Gas and Refining Limited (Global Energy Group), Port Harcourt
  • Ace Footwear Industries Limited, Port Harcourt
  • BOC Gas Plc, Port Harcourt
  • Nigeria Engineering Work Limited, Port Harcourt
  • Conoil Plc, Port Harcourt
  • First Aluminium Plc, Port Harcourt
  • Central Horizon Gas Company, Port Harcourt
  • Gaslink Nigeria Limited, Ikeja, Lagos
AFFILIATES/PARTNERS

Our programs are approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria; we are also affiliated with many other organization and government agencies:

  • National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN)
  • Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON)
  • Department of Petroleum Resources
  • John Ambulance
  • Nigeria Red Cross Society
  • Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)
  • Federal Fire Service
  • National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA)
  • National Oil Spill Detection And Response Agency (NOSDRA)
  • Nigerian Maritime Administration And Safety Agency (NIMASA)
  • National Fire Prevention Project
  • Fire Protection Association
  • Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment
  • Federal Ministry of Health
  • Federal Ministry of Environment
  • Federal Ministry of Transport
  • Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization-OPITO Approval expected