78486 - Offshore Hse Management

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Academic Year 2021/2022

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. To be eligible to take the oral interview, the student must score a passing grade on the evaluation of the project.


Teaching tools

Lecture slides and integrative supporting material will be available on-line on the e-learing service (http://iol.unibo.it).

UniBo credentials and a specific password are required for access. The password will be comunicated on the first day of the course.

Office hours

See the website of Ernesto Salzano

See the website of Nicola Paltrinieri