HAZard and OPerability (HAZOP) study For Fuel Farm Facility

Indian Oil Sky tanking Private Limited (IOSPL) a Joint Venture company promoted by Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and Sky tanking Holding GmbH, Germany (ST) with equal participation, contributes to this vibrant and stimulating environment by way of offering professional services in the realm of Jet Fuel Management Systems at Indian Airports.

Indian oil Sky tanking Pvt Ltd is a leading company in the field of Aviation Fueling Servicers. Safety, Quality and customer satisfaction occupy the priority as per the company police. IOSPL is committed to the safe and efficient operation of its facilities where the objective is to prevent all accidents, injuries and to protect the environment.

The product is stored in 6 storage tanks and delivered to the airport through hydrant pumps and filter water separator. ATF is also delivered through refueller trucks to the airport. The product drains from the pipelines, filter water separators are collected in the recovery tank and pumped back to the storage tank.

HAZOP for any project or modification serves many purposes including

  • Identify the hazards inherent to the proposal.
  • Identify the credible human and/or equipment instrument failures likely to lead to accident scenarios/Operability Problems.
  • Qualitatively assess the risk and provide recommendations to overcome the hazards if required.
  •  In addition to these issues, HAZOP identifies items which could improve unit operations and efficiency

Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) Study is a technique to evaluate the potential hazards which are associated with the Existing facilities and for proposed new facilities of Operation and Maintenance. This study is carried out by a team of engineers from different disciplines. The team looks at each section of a plant or system or operation, considers potential hazards from intended operation and analyses their consequences against any existing safeguards.

HAZOP is a brainstorming technique, where team members contribution based on their collective experience and lessons learnt from their past.