78486 - Offshore Hse Management

Academic Year 2022/2023

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide specific knowledge on the Health, Environmental and Safety issues in off-shore operations, also focusing on those related to the production of Oil&Gas resources.

Course contents

Offshore design

Offshore accident: Piper Alpha, DeepWater Horizon, others

Fire & Explosion analysis

Dripping Object

Ship Collision


Speight, J.G., Handbook of Offshore Oil and Gas, Elsevier (2015) Mannam, S., Lee’s Loss Prevention in the Process Industry, III Ed., (2011), ch. 18/19 q

Teaching methods

In-class and on-line lessons



Assessment methods

Achievements will be assessed by the means of a final written exam.

The written test will consist of 2 numerical exercises.

A failing grade will be awarded if the student shows knowledge gaps in key-concepts of the subject, inappropriate use of language, and/or logic failures in the analysis of the subject

Teaching tools

Lecture slides and integrative supporting material will be available on-line on the e-learing service (Virtuale)

Office hours

See the website of Ernesto Salzano

See the website of Nicola Paltrinieri