Recent Projects

Refinery Compliance Audit in the Southwest United States

Risk Management Professionals conducted the core Compliance Audit activities on-site for with the purpose of verifying that the implemented programs, including procedures, training, and practices, were being adequately followed and implemented at the facility. This also included verification of personnel awareness of program requirements and completeness of documentation and records. The scope of the audit included EPA RMP/OSHA PSM covered processes which overlapped to total 27 unique processes/units.

CMMS Implementation for Enhanced MI Program

Risk Management Professionals spearheaded implementation of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) from a paper-based maintenance and records system. The project included identifying process critical equipment, formulating a priority ranking system utilizing understanding of multiple regulating bodies (DOT, EPA, etc.), updating equipment numbering system, verifying locations and numbering of equipment in the field via walkdowns and within applicable Process Safety Information (redlining process drawings for updates). In addition, changes to documentation and naming systems were tracked to aid in organization and mitigate long term confusion.

FPSO Deployed Offshore Scotland

Risk Management Professionals provided extensive, multi-year HAZOP facilitation and scribe support during the design stage of a floating production and storage offloading (FPSO) vessel, using parallel facilitator/scribe teams to meet schedules.

Louisiana Refinery HAZOP Study

Risk Management Professionals provided HAZOP/LOPA facilitation of a refinery sulfur complex.

Onshore / Offshore Petroleum and Gas Production / Processing in the Caspian Sea and Azerbaijan

Risk Management Professionals facilitated HAZOP/LOPA for a large design effort in the Engineering Contractor’s offices in London for a strategically-important expansion effort in the Baku area.  Risk Management Professionals received written acknowledgment from the Owner/Operator for the facilitation efforts which allowed project schedules to be maintained and precipitated many important design changes.

Turnaround Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) Support

Risk Management Professionals has stationed up to two of our engineers on-site at a refinery in the state of New Mexico (USA) providing on-demand PHA facilitation support of Management-of-Change (MOC) efforts to address tight scheduler needs during turnaround.

Cogeneration Facilities Program Development Support

Risk Management Professionals provides CalARP/CAPP/RMP/PSM Program development support to multiple facilities in California and Nevada.  The scope of work consisted of entire program development, including facilitation of the PHAs/HRs required for newly-developed facilities, development of SOPs, reviewing and documenting maintenance procedures, evaluating RAGAGEP applications, and conducting dispersion modeling for off-site consequence analyses (OCAs).

Metal Finishing / Electroplating Facilities CalARP Support

Risk Management Professionals provided CalARP Program development and support to several metal finishing and electroplating facilities in Southern California, including Hazard Assessments/OCAs and regulatory submittals, dispersion modeling, and development of related documentation.

Pharmaceutical Facility CalARP Ongoing Program Support 

Risk Management Professionals is responsible for assisting in tracking deadlines and updates for a CalARP Program Level 2 Compliance Workbook. The facility utilizes piperidine and hydrofluoric acid in a variety of processes on-site.

Ammonia Refrigeration Facilities Ongoing CalARP / RMP / PSM Support

Risk Management Professionals provides CalARP/RMP/PSM Program services for several ammonia refrigeration facilities including cold storage, ice cream manufacturing, wineries, produce storage, beverage bottling, and food manufacturing. Our team is responsible for assessing the client’s process safety needs and providing guidance, conducting 5-Year Updates, facilitating PHAs/HRs, conducting and assisting with Triennial Compliance Audits; providing General Awareness and Hazards of Ammonia training; and completing CalARP/RMP/PSM Program developments.