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Event Risk Scoring - How risky was that incident?

Event Risk Scoring - How risky was that incident?

Edward Smith compares the pros and cons of two different approaches to event risk scoring - evaluating how close an event came to an accident, or the risk of the event re-occurring. ...

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Are you ready for cloud-enabled, dynamic QRAs?

Are you ready for cloud-enabled, dynamic QRAs?

Through data analytics, the cloud, and online visualization, large volumes of QRA data can be harnessed to produce and interpret insights beyond the requirements of compliance. A living QRA - simple, smart and sensitive As part of the develop ...

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Three lines of defence – safety assurance

Three lines of defence – safety assurance

James Jenkins looks at some lessons learned from adopting the three lines of defence framework for assurace of all types of risk within an organisation. ...

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Are your decisions based on the actual and current operating conditions of your asset?

Are your decisions based on the actual and current operating conditions of your asset?

If you're a health, safety and environment (HSE) manager in oil and gas, one of your biggest challenges is that degradation and weakening of safety barriers can go undetected. Here's a look at how the latest technologies are making a difference, givi ...

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Assessing pipelines in the digital age

Assessing pipelines in the digital age

With the vast amounts of both data processing power and storage opportunities, are there new possibilities to rethink how we assess the integrity of offshore pipelines? Currently everyone is trying to digitalize something, and we often see tha ...

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Rail passenger behaviour invites 'trap and drag' incidents

Rail passenger behaviour invites 'trap and drag' incidents

Richards Roels, one of DNV GL’s human factors specialists, looks at new research relating to 'trap and drag' incidents. The research shows that the vast majority of rail passengers ignore alarms and closing doors and still try to board. ...

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Spare Parts Optimisation - A Maintenance Modelling Approach Using MAROS

Spare Parts Optimisation - A Maintenance Modelling Approach Using MAROS

The availability of spare parts has a crucial role on the continuing operation of an asset. Lai Tran and Guy Cozon explain how spare part optimisation using RAM analysis and maintenance modelling can help achieve the required production availability.
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Risk criteria - how safe is safe enough?

Risk criteria - how safe is safe enough?

John Spouge introduces the subject of risk criteria. Why do they vary so much? How can an organisation decide which ones to use? ...

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How to fight cyber threats in the Oil and Gas industry?

How to fight cyber threats in the Oil and Gas industry?

DNV GL launched the new recommended practice "Cyber security in the oil and gas industry based on IEC 62443" at Offshore Europe 2017 Aberdeen. This document is the result of a nearly two-year-long joint industry project (JIP) together with partn ...

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Transport risk assessment for road tanker operators

Transport risk assessment for road tanker operators

Road transport risk assessment can help tanker (or "tank truck") operators manage their reputational risks. John Spouge explains how. ...

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