First Benchmarking Report on Process Safety Incidents

  • November 2017. The first “Benchmarking Report on Process Safety Incidents in the Oil and Gas Industry of Latin America and the Caribbean” with 2016 statistics is now available for ARPEL member companies.

    This is a an annual comparative exercise among ARPEL member companies which aims to improve the performance and management of oil and gas companies on the basis of the measurement of process incidents indicators.

    The report, compiled with data from the 2016 performance of member companies, contains statistics of 15 companies of Latin America and the Caribbean. It is the first document prepared by ARPEL on this topic at the regional level, a significant milestone to promote the recording and reporting of such incidents, and the implementation of process safety in oil companies.

    Data are broken down in three business lines: Exploration and Production, Refining and Pipelines.

    In this first edition, a total of 321 million hours worked were reported, of which 129.9 correspond to E&P, 120.7 to Refining and 70.6 to Pipelines.

    The document shows the number of incidents recorded in this period, the frequency of incidents by specific activity and function, and also by material released.

    Click here to read the full report.

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