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Article archive for DNV GL Ltd;

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Research reveals tubes and piping are most failure-prone components in oil and gas and maritime industries 02 March 2020

Research conducted by DNV GL has revealed that tubes and piping are the most failure-prone components in the oil and gas and maritime industries. Based on 1,000 failure cases, the research shows that fatigue and corrosion are the most common failure types....

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New report assesses risks posed by maritime batteries 10 January 2020

DNV GL has released a new report on battery safety in ships following a three-year collaboration with the Norwegian, Danish and US maritime authorities, battery manufacturers, system integrators, suppliers of fire extinguishing systems, shipyards and shipowners....

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Steps towards a 'living QRA' 18 December 2019

A new generation of 'living' quantitative risk assessments has been developed that can be updated throughout the lifecycle of an installation....

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DNV GL - Hazardex 2020 Exhibitor Profile 01 November 2019

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business....

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What does it mean to be compliant? 15 October 2019

The main topics of this presentation are Asset Management and Maintenance, Engineering & Design Safety, Knowledge & Competence – standards and regulations governing the design, selection, installation and maintenance of equipment and systems in potentially hazardous environments provide a framework for ignition control....

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Maintaining Safe Operations – Is it time for a verification scheme for Management Systems? 23 January 2019

Betteridge’s Law suggests that any newspaper headline that ends with a question mark can be truthfully answered with the word ‘no’. Iain Wilson of DNV GL–Oil & Gas suggests that finding the right answer to the question in the headline may not be quite so straightforward....

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Assessing and mitigating the risks from bund overtopping 21 December 2018

Many atmospheric pressure storage tanks are located in bunds that are designed to retain their liquid contents if the tank fails. Although the capacity of the bund should exceed the volume of the tank, catastrophic failures of the tank can overtop the bund. This article, by A. Halford, C. Robinson, G. Ferrara and T. Bengherbia of DNV GL, explains why this needs to be accounted for in risk assessments. ...

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Hazardex 2019 Conference Presentations - EI Not Permanently Attended Installation Guidelines 19 November 2018

In June 2010 the Energy Institute issued the first edition of the Not Permanently Attended Installation (NPAI) guidelines. The document sought to provide best practice guidance on issues of safety, welfare and the environment consistent with optimising the benefits of NPAI’s for the international petroleum industry. The EI and DNV GL have recently revised the NPAI Guidelines to more accurately reflect current international best practice....

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Quarter of oil and gas senior managers express safety fears 01 May 2018

A quarter of senior managers in the oil and gas sector believe safety management is not effective, according to a study. The report - from the risk management specialists DNV GL - questioned more than 800 senior managers and technical specialists around the world and found that while 38% felt safety management was effective, 26% of the respondents disagreed....

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Digitalising the oil and gas sector 08 December 2017

Digitalisation has already brought far-reaching benefits to the oil and gas industry. This increased connectivity has signalled many benefits in measurable innovations and efficiencies. The potential downside is exposure to cyber risks. Cyber security breaches can take businesses offline and lead to lost production, raised health, safety and environmental risks, costly damage claims and negative reputational impacts....