There is growing concern in the industry about how to respond to the Safety and Environmental Management System (SEMS) deadline of 15th November 2011, set by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE). Big operators may find it easier than they expect The mega-operators will have a lot of work to do, ... Read more.
Presentation IMAREST Houston, May 2011 Human Engineering Lloyd’s Register. Meeting the obligations of the new offshore safety regulations with your people View more presentations from Lloyd’s Register Energy. Please find the video transcript below: Hi, my name is Ian Hamilton, I am the Technical Director of Human Engineering Services within the Lloyd’s Register Group, and ... Read more.
Efrain Garcia, Vice President of Lloyd’s Register Americas, reflects on one of the most commonly asked questions at OTC – is Risk Based Inspection applicable to the Upstream market? Efrain talks about how a risk based inspection and maintainance regime, using our Reliability Based Mechanical Integrity software (RBMI) can potentially save an upstream operator millions ... Read more.
Ian Hamilton reflects on the most common question he has been asked at OTC2011: How to ensure compliance with the new BOEMRE regulations and the 13 requirements of API RP75. With 70-90% of accidents resulting from human error, the oil industry needs to stop relying on new toys to increase safety. Ian is the Technical ... Read more.
As you will know from my previous blogs, tweets and video, the US government is moving to more functional regulations to govern operations in the Gulf of Mexico offshore industry, i.e. similar to a safety case approach. I’m at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston right now, manning the Lloyd’s Register booth (#5763) and ... Read more.