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British oil safety regulations and laws


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Safety Laws prevailed inside British Petroleum Inc. on the basis of "Code of conduct" by British Petroleum...

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British oil safety regulations and laws

  1. 1. Safety Regulation inBritish Petroleum CompanyUjjwal Kumar JoshiWe say what is true. We do what is right5/15/2013 1
  2. 2. Contents1. British Petroleum at a glance2. Values of BP3. Safety in BP4. Personal and Process safety5. Business & Human Right Policy6. Accident Case- Deep Water Accident inMexico Gulf5/15/2013 2
  3. 3. BP at a glance BP Company, headquartered in London, UnitedKingdom, is a British multinational oil and gascompany. It is the 3rd largest company in the world in theEnergy sector. History1909 as Anglo-Persian Oil Company1935 as Anglo-Iranian Oil Company1954 as British Petroleum1998 as BP Amoco plc2001 as BP plc5/15/2013 3
  4. 4. BP at a glance• BP has operations in over 80 countries worldwide.• According to the statistics of 2008-2012, the totalnumber of employees is 85,700.• The Sales and other operating revenues of BPCompany is $ 375,765 million.•• Some of the core brands of BP oils are:5/15/2013 4
  5. 5. Values of BP• Safety• Respect• Excellence• Courage• One Team5/15/2013 5
  6. 6. Safety in British PetroleumBP’s senior managementhas set clear expectationsdesigned to helpoperational leaders toexcel as safety leaders.Additionally, the code ofconduct clarifies the basicrules our people mustfollow includingexpectations for operatingsafely, responsibly andreliably.Safety is at the heart of everything we do, driven byour leadership and applied through our operatingmanagement systemBP works hard to improve their impacton environment :Reducing waste, emissions anddischarges.Using energy efficiently.Reducing workplace exposure to healthrisks.Producing safe, high-quality products5/15/2013 6
  7. 7. Personal and process safety• Act first to protect the safety and well-being of everyone around you.• Act in accordance with the applicable laws and follow the requirements inOffice safety.• Stop work that you believe is unsafe, may harm health or deteriorates theenvironment.• Only undertake the work if you are competent, medically fit andsufficiently rested.• Make sure that you know all the emergency procedures that apply whereyou work.• Report any accidents, injury, illness, unsafe and unhealthy conditions tothe local BP management. Never wait for others to do.• Ask for help and advice if you are unclear about HSSE (Health, Safety,Security and Environment Rules) and operating responsibilities5/15/2013 7
  8. 8. • Never work while your performance is impairedby alcohol or any prescription/over-the-counterdrug, whether it is illegal or legal.• Never threaten, scare or act violently towardsanyone at work where we operate.• Never bring any weapons- including those forsporting purpose without the approval of BP’sboard.Basic rules that employeemust follow5/15/2013 8
  9. 9. Business & Human RightPolicy• BP conducts business in a manner that respects therights and dignity of all people, complying with all legalrequirements.• BP recognize our responsibility to respect human rightsand avoid complicity in Human right abuses.• BP respect freedom of association, where theemployees are represented by trade unions or workcouncils.• BP respects internationally-recognized human rights, asset out in the Fundamental Principles and rights at work.5/15/2013 9
  10. 10. Deep-water Accident inMexico GulfDate 20th April, 2010Number ofemployee died11 and many more were injuredCause of theaccidentLoss of hydrostatic control of the well.This was followed by the failure tocontrol the flow from the well with theblowout preventer (BOP) equipment,which ultimately allowed the release andignition of the hydrocarbons.5/15/2013 10
  11. 11. How BP responded to theaccident?• BP spent $14 billion on the response activities.To clean-up the environment under the direction of thefederal government.To compensate people affected by the accidentTo look after the health, safety and welfare of the people.To support the economic recovery of the industries likeSeafood Industries and Gulf Coast’s Tourism.• BP also introduced a reward strategy in order toimprove safety standards.5/15/2013 11
  12. 12. New Regulations• BP will hand over the duty of verifying “testing andmaintenance” of the blowout preventer to third party.• BP will introduce laboratory testing of cement slurriesfor hydrocarbon-bearing zones under the supervisionof competent engineer. (Because Investigators found major flaws in the cementing procedures used at theMexico Gulf well)• BPs oil spill response plan will include informationabout "enhanced" measures for responding to a spillin the open water, as well as for responding to oilthreatening shorelines.5/15/2013 12
  13. 13. To be a trusted company, year after year,we need to work to a consistent and higherset of standards and follow them ineverything we do and say, every day,everywhere we work.Bob DudleyGroup Chief Executive, British Petroleum5/15/2013 13