Fire Hazard Management for Refineries and Tank Farms

Place
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Dates
2 - 4 June 2020
Who should attend?
  • Fire Responders
  • Safety Professionals
  • System Design Engineers
  • Fire Protection Engineers
  • Loss Prevention Engineers

From refineries, terminals, gas storage, petrochemical facilities, and fire brigades

Summary

This 3-day workshop has been designed to give you all of the necessary tools to assess, control and respond to fire hazards at facilities where storage tanks are present. You will return with a practical guide on how to develop and implement cost effective fire hazard management policies that are appropriate for your specific facility. You will learn how to effectively respond to any future incident, but most importantly, build a risk assessment system to avoid them in the first place.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain tools to carry out a fire safety self-audit
  • Learn from major incident case studies
  • Rethink your emergency planning and incident response units
  • Learn how to thoroughly assess and control fire related risks in tanks and associated facilities
  • Understand your waterspray, foam and detection systems
  • Evaluate different systems, understand the trade-offs and conduct a Cost Benefit Analysis
  • All lectures will be supported by slide and video presentations and syndicate exercises/case studies  

Key Topics

  • Storage tank scenario exercise calculations
  • Consequence modelling for different fire and explosion types
  • Design,operation and maintenance issues
  • Competency Assessments for emergency planning
  • Critical Performance Criteria for different systems

Programme

  • Over 15 hours of interactive learning
  • Case studies, workshops & lessons learned
  • 5 hours of networking with industry peers
  • Training materials will be provided in printed and digital format
  • All delegates will receive printed and LinkedIn certificates
  • Evening drinks reception
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Trainers

Niall Ramsden

Niall Ramsden

Fire Hazard Management Specialist

Niall Ramsden is project Coordinator of the LASTFIRE Project, an international industry group reviewing the risks associated with storage tank fires. The Group’s work includes incident data collection, best practice development and research on topics including boilovers and fire fighting foam effectiveness.

Niall sits on the EN and NFPA (USA) Foam Systems standards committees and was a lead author for the Energy Institute’s MCOSP Part 19 – Fire Precautions at Petroleum Refineries and Bulk Storage Installations.

He has recently directed the most comprehensive large scale independently run test series of fire performance of new generation C6 fluorosurfactant and Fluorine Free foams for spill and tank fire application for more than 30 years.

Niall Ramsden

Niall Ramsden

Fire Hazard Management Specialist

Niall Ramsden is project Coordinator of the LASTFIRE Project, an international industry group reviewing the risks associated with storage tank fires. The Group’s work includes incident data collection, best practice development and research on topics including boilovers and fire fighting foam effectiveness.

Niall sits on the EN and NFPA (USA) Foam Systems standards committees and was a lead author for the Energy Institute’s MCOSP Part 19 – Fire Precautions at Petroleum Refineries and Bulk Storage Installations.

He has recently directed the most comprehensive large scale independently run test series of fire performance of new generation C6 fluorosurfactant and Fluorine Free foams for spill and tank fire application for more than 30 years.

Paul Watkins

Paul Watkins

Fire Hazard Management Specialist

Paul Watkins is a graduate of Fire Science from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. During his studies he was heavilyinvolved in the use and validation of fire and explosion modelling techniques and the application of risk assessment procedures.  

Since graduating Paul has been an independent Fire Hazard Management Consultant. Working with oil industry specialists.  He has 19 years of experience (over 15 spentwith RPI) assessing and implementing Fire and Explosion Hazard Management for awide variety of oil, gas, petrochemical and other clients in the high-risk industries. He has worked in over 50 countries in a range of operating environments and has provided services including Fire Hazard Management andprotection reviews, Quantitative Risk Assessments, and Emergency Response (ER)resource assessments that align with facility Safety Reports (e.g.COMAH/SEVESO) to fully demonstrate emergency preparedness.

Paul Watkins

Paul Watkins

Fire Hazard Management Specialist

Paul Watkins is a graduate of Fire Science from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. During his studies he was heavilyinvolved in the use and validation of fire and explosion modelling techniques and the application of risk assessment procedures.  

Since graduating Paul has been an independent Fire Hazard Management Consultant. Working with oil industry specialists.  He has 19 years of experience (over 15 spentwith RPI) assessing and implementing Fire and Explosion Hazard Management for awide variety of oil, gas, petrochemical and other clients in the high-risk industries. He has worked in over 50 countries in a range of operating environments and has provided services including Fire Hazard Management andprotection reviews, Quantitative Risk Assessments, and Emergency Response (ER)resource assessments that align with facility Safety Reports (e.g.COMAH/SEVESO) to fully demonstrate emergency preparedness.

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Price per Delegate (EUR)

2295.00
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Lydia Makori

l.makori@symmetric.events
+421 222 200 543