HAZard OPerability Study For IOCL Drum Plant

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) Drum Plant has an existing drum manufacturing facility at Chennai.


The facilities involved in IOCL Drum plant are as follows:

  • Lube Barrels production unit
    • The main equipment used in the unit operation are Flanger, Bead expander, Corrugator, Triple seamer and oven
  • Bitumen drum production unit
    • The equipment involved in the unit operation are Flanger, Double seamer, Drier and corrugator.

The objective of the HAZOP (Hazard & Operability) study is to aid in managing project risk through early identification of hazards and operability problems and to reduce the probability and consequences of an incident that would have a detrimental impact to the personnel, plant, properties and environment.