Director General of HSE and
Passive Defense Directorate of the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum Bagher
Mortazavi said the workshop, arranged with the participation of French oil and
gas giants including Total and Axens, will brief managers and directors of Iran's
development projects on the latest global HSE trends in oil industry.
Speaking to Shana, Mr. Mortazavi
said the workshop with be held with experts from reputable oil and gas companies
in the world and the HSE field in France in attendance with the coordination of
the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum's International Affairs and Trading and HSE directorates.
"Today, more than any
other time, there is a need to establish a professional health, safety and
environmental system, and the study of incidents in oil industry and the
identification of weaknesses and areas that can be improved are among the main goals
of the workshop," he said.
The official said that the
estimated capacity for the workshop is about 200 participants, adding the
workshop will be held in Tehran on January 29 and 30.
Mortazavi noted that the
purpose of the workshop is to introduce operational managers and directors of development
projects in Iran's oil industry with the latest HSE approaches practiced by
leading oil and gas heavyweights in the world, and said: "These workshops
will tell the middle managers what approaches are in managerial and technical
aspects to improve their HSE performance."
According to him, the main
audience of the workshop is operational managers, and directors of repairing,
engineering, technical inspection, and HSE of manufacturing companies and
managers of development projects of the oil industry.
He said the workshop's lectures
address the needs of today's oil industry in the field of HSE.
"The 14 lectures during
the workshop are designed to cover topics that shed light on the entire cycle
of oil industry facilities from design to exploitation. HSE management and cultural
promotion, safety engineering and risk management, prevention of major damage
and management of physical assets and environmental issues are the main fields
to be addressed by the lectures."
He further said that representatives
from TOTAL, AXENS, IFP, ARTELIA, B.V., SOFREGAS, KERDOS ENERGY, AMETHYSTE, GAS
VIEWER, PATH CONTROL, and the French Oil Industry Safety Center (GESIP) are to
attend the English-run workshop.
Mortazavi added that his
directorate is planning a training program for the oil industry accident scene
commanders in the near future.
More details about lecturers
and their presentations will be accessible at http:\\hse.mop.ir.