Upstream Oil & Gas

Typical services provided by ESC in the Upstream Oil & Gas sector include:

Offshore Drilling Platforms

• Delivering Hardware Reliability Analysis of Emergency Shutdown (ESD) and Fire and Gas (F&G) detection systems and Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Verification on existing system

• Providing product certification for legacy ESD system, including ‘prior-use’ assessment

Offshore Wellhead Platforms

• Conducting risk evaluation for the departing gas pipeline with Cost Benefit Analysis

• Chairing HAZOP and Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA) studies to ascertain Safety Related System requirements

• Producing hardware reliability sensitivity analysis to identify suitable testing/maintenance strategy and system architecture for SIL4  High Integrity Pressure Protection System (HIPPS)

Offshore Production Platforms

• Providing Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) including dispersion modelling and consequence analysis

• Facilitating and leading Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and LOPA studies to determine SIL requirements and verification of proposed ESD and F&G detection systems