JPT Knowledge Capture and Containment Are Critical to Safe Operations

Michael Kelleher, Principal Consultant, Knowledge Management Competence Centre, DNV GL

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To ensure continued access to JPT's content, please Sign In, JOIN SPE, or Subscribe to JPT Thirty years after Piper Alpha and the subsequent Cullen Inquiry into the disaster, which made 106 recommendations accepted by the oil and gas industry, safety remains a priority and a concern. In recent years, operators and the supply chain have worked in a relatively constrained, low-cost environment. The dramatic shift to producing hydrocarbons at lower cost, with fewer people, while transitioning to a more environmentally friendly and sustainable energy future is well under way and will undoubtedly have impacts long into the future. Business leaders and workers must take responsibility for increased investment in healthy, safe working practices and work closely with regulators globally to manage risk. Regulators remain vigilant toward major accident hazard management (MAHM).