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CPE6370   Process Safety in the Oil and Gas Industry   (15 credits)

Year Running: 2017/2018
Credit level: F7


The module describes how techniques covered on the rest of the course are applied to process safety issues specific to the oil and gas industry. Within the oil industry it will cover process safety in exploration, production, refining, distribution, marketing and retail operations. Within the gas industry it will address areas such as production, storage, liquefaction and transportation. It will provide the above through the use of a number of discrete case studies.


Reading List

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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 118.0
Lecture 16.0
Problem Solving 16.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Course Work 0.0 100 % S2