Multidisciplinary study of challenges in energy and safety industries

 

RECENT ACTIVITIES

 

(1)          Dr Fuzzy Bitar FREng gave a lecture, "The application of risk management in a high hazard industry," to the MSc course EG5558/1E Applied Risk Analysis and Management on 1 April 2021.

(2)          Dr Maureen Jennings was appointed as Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen (Contract 25/1/21 to 31/7/21).

(3)          R. Aulia, H. Tan and S. Sriramula, 2021. Dynamic reliability analysis for residual life assessment of corroded subsea pipelines.  Ships and Offshore Structures 16, 410-422, DOI: 10.1080/17445302.2020.1735834.

(4)          Dr Renyou Zhang joined the Beijing Institute of Petrochemical Technology and won a research project from the Beijing Association for Science and Technology

(5)          R. Zhang, H. Tan and W. Afzal, 2020. A modified human reliability analysis method for the estimation of human error probability in the offloading operations at oil terminals. Process Safety Progress, e12223. https://doi.org/10.1002/prs.12223.

(6)          Dr Maureen Jennings was appointed as Honorary Research Fellow, School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, since 2020.

(7)          Dr Maureen Jennings became a member of the Step Change in Safety Competence Core and Development Work Groups.

(8)          On 23rd June 2020, Fuzzy Bitar successfully defended his Engineering Doctorate (EngD) thesis “Human Performance in the Effective Implementation of Safety Management Systems” subject to minor corrections. The external examiner is Professor Brian Shaw of the School of Engineering, Newcastle University, and the internal examiner is Professor Richard Neilson. The Supervisors are Dr Henry Tan, University of Aberdeen and Tony Brock, head of safety and operational risk upstream – BP.

(9)          R. Aulia, H. Tan and S. Sriramula, 2020. Dynamic reliability analysis for residual life assessment of corroded subsea pipelines.  Ships and Offshore Structures, DOI: 10.1080/17445302.2020.1735834.

(10)        On 9th January 2020, Reza Aulia successfully defended his PhD thesis “Dynamic Reliability Analysis for Pipeline Performance Prediction” subject to minor corrections. The external examiner is Prof Zaili Yang, Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering, Liverpool John Moores University, and the internal examiner is Dr Peter Dunning. The Supervisors are Dr Henry Tan and Dr Srinivas Sriramula. Reza is expecting a job interview in his home country Indonesia soon. Congratulations Reza, and Good Luck!

(11)        Invited seminar, Dr Henry Tan, “Challenges in the estimation of the longevity of offshore structures”. China University of Petroleum (East China), Qingdao, China. 3rd January 2020.

(12)        Invited seminar, Dr Henry Tan, “Sudden Interface Debonding and Coalescing in Energetic Materials”. Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China. 28th December 2019.

(13)        Invited seminar, Dr Henry Tan, “Challenges in the estimation of the longevity of offshore structures”. Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China. 27th December 2019.

(14)        Invited seminar, Dr Henry Tan, “Geometrical and Computational Studies for the Prevention of Biofilm Formation and Bacterial Infections”. Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China, 20th December 2019.

(15)        Invited seminar, Dr Henry Tan, “Geometrical and Computational Studies for the Prevention of Biofilm Formation and Bacterial Infections”. Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China. 19th December 2019.

(16)        R. Aulia, H. Tan and S. Sriramula, 2019. Prediction of corroded pipeline performance based on dynamic reliability models. Procedia CIRP, 80, 518-523.

(17)        Speech by Fuzzy Bitar, Chair of the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) and head of BP upstream executive office, at IOGP's EGM in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. November 2019. The title of the speech is “Climate change, my daughter and me”.

(18)        M. Jennings, 2019. The oil and gas industry, the Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) and the management of emergencies - Changes necessary to achieve effective competence assessment of OIMs in controlling emergencies. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 59, 1-13.

(19)        On 27th March 2019, Pedro Perez successfully defended his EngD thesis “Accident Precursor Probabilistic Method (APPM) for Modeling and Assessing Risk of Offshore Drilling Blowouts” subject to minor corrections. The external examiner is Prof. Athanasios Kolios of Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde. The internal examiner is Dr Srinivas Sriramula. The Academic Supervisor is Dr Henry Tan and the Industrial Supervisor is Mr Adriano Ranieri, CEO of Witt O’Brien’s Brasil. Pedro is a Brazilian engineer with an MSc degree in Safety and Reliability Engineering from the University of Aberdeen. Currently, Pedro holds the Technical Directory of Witt O'Brien's Brasil - a multinational consultancy firm specialised in environmental protection, risk, emergency and crisis management. Congratulations!

(20)        R. Zhang and H. Tan, 2019. Decision-supporting models for human-reliability based safety promotion in offshore liquid natural gas terminal. Safety and Reliability, DOI: 10.1080/09617353.2019.1569419

(21)        M. Jennings, 2019. The oil and gas industry, the Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) and the management of emergencies  - changes necessary to achieve effective competence assessment of OIMs in controlling emergencies. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 59, 1-13.

(22)        P. Perez, G. Dalu, N. Gomez and H. Tan, 2019. Offshore drilling blowout risk model – an integration of basic causes, safety barriers, risk influencing factors and operational performance indicators. Safety and Reliability, DOI: 10.1080/09617353.2018.1530901

(23)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Speaker, “Energy Challenges and Solutions – a Global Perspective.” School of Electrical Engineering, Nantong University, China, 8th January 2019.

(24)        Dr Henry Tan is honoured as the Guest Professor of the Institute of Technological Sciences, Wuhan University, China, January 2019.

(25)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Speaker, “Energy Challenges and Mechanics – a Global Perspective.” the Institute of Technological Sciences, Wuhan University, China, 3rd January 2019.

(26)        N.S. Sulaiman and H. Tan, 2018. Dynamic reliability analysis of corroded pipeline using Bayesian network,” International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7, 210-215.

(27)        Congratulations to former PhD student, Dr Shengke Zhi, who was elected as a Fellow of the Institute of engineering and Technology (December 2018).

(28)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Speaker, “Energy Challenges and Solutions – a Global Perspective.” China Nuclear Power Engineering Co., Ltd, Beijing, China, 26th Dec 2018.

(29)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Speaker, “A Global Perspective on Energy Challenges and Mechanics.” College of Engineering, Peking University, China, 25th Dec 2018.

(30)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Speaker, “Energy Challenges and Mechanics – a Global Perspective.” School of Aerospace, Tsinghua University, China, 21st Dec 2018.

(31)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Speaker, “Energy Challenges and Solutions – a Global Perspective.” School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Zhejiang University, China, 17th Dec 2018.

(32)        Congratulations to current PhD candidate, Mr Fawaz Bitar, who was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (2018).

(33)        Congratulations to former PhD student, Dr Shengke Zhi, who was elected as a Fellow of the Nuclear Institute (2018).

(34)        Dr Henry Tan, Chairman, 8th International Symposium on Energy, Aberdeen, Scotland, 2018.

(35)        F.K. Bitar, D. Chadwick-Jones, M. Nazaruk, C. Boodhai, 2018. From individual behaviour to system weaknesses: the re-design of the Just Culture process in an international energy company. A case study. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries 55, 267-282.

(36)        P. Perez and H. Tan, 2018. Accident Precursor Probabilistic Method (APPM) for modeling and assessing risk of offshore drilling blowouts – A theoretical micro-scale application. Safety Science, 105, 238–254.

(37)        F.K. Bitar, D. Chadwick-Jones, M. Lawrie, M. Nazaruk, C. Boodhai, 2018. Empirical validation of operating discipline as a leading indicator of safety outputs and plant performance. Safety Science, 104, 144-156.

(38)        On 13th March 2018, Renyou Zhang successfully defended his PhD thesis subject only to minor corrections. The title of Renyou's thesis is “Integrated reliability and optimization analysis combining both Human and facility factors.”  This project was supervised by Dr Henry Tan. Dr Waheed Afzal was the internal examiner, and the external examiner was Zaili Yang, Professor of Maritime Transport at the Liverpool John Moores University. After this, Renyou will join the Centre for Human Factors in Complex Systems at the Tsinghua University as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Many congratulations to Dr Renyou!

(39)        On 1st March 2018, Maureen Jennings successfully defended her PhD thesis subject only to minor corrections.  Maureen’s thesis title was “An investigation of the current competence assessment of Offshore Installation Managers: the lost components of knowledge and understanding.”  Her work was inter-disciplinary as between Engineering and Law.  She was co-supervised by Dr Henry Tan (School of Engineering) and Dr Greg W. Gordon (School of Law).  Prof John Paterson was the internal examiner and the external examiner was Professor Genserik Reniers of the Safety and Security Science Group, Delft University. Many congratulations to Maureen!

(40)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Seminar, Safety management system integrating technical and human factors with legislation, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China, 22 December 2017.

(41)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Speaker and Chairman, “Safety management system integrating legislation, technical and human factors”. Global Forum on Total Maintenance & Operational Excellence, 26th - 27th October 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

(42)        M. Jennings, 2017. The oil and gas industry, the Offshore Installation Manager (OIM), and the management of emergencies - Who is accountable for OIM competence? Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 50, 131-141.

(43)        PhD Research Seminars:

·         22 Sep 2017, 11:00-12:00, Pedro Perez, An Accident Precursor Bayesian Network Method for Modeling the Risk of Deep Drilling Blowouts

·         20 Oct 2017, 11:00-12:00, Reza Aulia, Dynamic Reliability Analysis for Pipeline Performance Prediction

·         24 Nov 2017, 11:00-12:00, Maureen Jennings, An investigation of the current competence assessment of Offshore Installation Managers: the lost components of underpinning knowledge and understanding

·         29 Nov 2017, 17:00-18:00, Renyou Zhang, LRF seminar, Integrated Reliability and Optimization Analysis Combining Both Human and Facility Factors

·         8 Dec 2017, 11:00-12:00, Natalia Gomez Lopez, Risk modelling for offshore drilling operations. A dynamic Bayesian network approach

·         15 Dec 2017, 11:00-12:00, Ammar Allaw, Structural Reliability Assessment for Life Extension of Un-inspectable Ageing Subsea Assets.

(44)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Speaker and Chairman, “Comprehensive safety management system integrating legislation, technical and human factors”. Reliability Excellence Summit: Maximizing the Capability and Capacity of your Assets, 12th -13th October, 2017, Amsterdam Netherlands

(45)        Dr Henry Tan, Chairman, 7th International Symposium on Energy, Manchester, England, 2017.

(46)        R. Zhang and H. Tan, 2018. An integrated human reliability based decision pool generating and decision making method for power supply system in LNG terminal. Safety Science, 101, 86–97.

(47)        Nurul Sulaiman defended her PhD thesis “Comprehensive Pipeline Integrity Management System (CPIMS) using Bayesian Network” on 29 March 2017, and passed with minor corrections. The external and internal examiners are Dr. Athanasios Kolios of the Cranfield University and Dr. Srinivas Sriramula, respectively. The external examiner is impressed by some new ideas in her research.

(48)        PhD Research Seminars:

·         10 Feb 2017, Reza Shahrivar. Risk-Based Inspection and Life Extension System.

·         17 Feb 2017, Renyou Zhang. An Integrated Method to Transfer Human Reliability Analysis from Probability Prediction to Decision Making Model.

·         24 Feb 2017, Reza Aulia. Developing a risk-based decision strategy for subsea pipeline life extension.

·         3 Mar 2017, Fawaz Bitar. Behavioural Considerations in the Effective Implementation of Safety Management Systems.

·         10 Mar 2017, Natalia Gomez Lopez. Risk modelling for offshore drilling operations: a Dynamic Bayesian network approach.

·         31 Mar 2017, Innocent Friday Uwuijaren. Use of FRACAS for collecting & analysing subsea equipment's reliability data.

·         7 Apr 2017, Ammar Allaw. SRA for Life Extension of Un-inspectable Subsea Ageing Assets.

·         5 May 2017, Maureen Jennings. An investigation of the current competence assessment of Offshore Installation Managers: the lost components of underpinning knowledge and understanding.”

(49)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Keynote Speaker, “Making the best use of available pipeline data for integrity management”. 4th Pipeline Maintenance and Integrity Management for Oil & Gas Industry, 12th – 14th October 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

(50)        Dr Henry Tan, Chairman, 6th International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics – towards a big picture, August 2016, Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom.

(51)        M. Jennings, 2016. Potential barriers to the competence assessment of Offshore Installation Managers: a hermeneutic perspective. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 44, 132–142 .

(52)        Dr Henry Tan, Chairman, 5th International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics – working on small scales, July 2016, Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom.

(53)        R. Zhang and H. Tan, 2016. Multi-objective optimization of power supply system for shipping LNG off-loading process based on switching Markov chain and genetic algorithm. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 48, 697-702.

(54)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Plenary Speaker, “On surface roughness evolution and corrosion maintenance” CSTI 2015 — Corrosion and surface treatment in industry 2015. 30 Sep 2015 - 02 Oct 2015, Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia.

(55)        Azhar Aziz, seminar presentation, 25 September 2015, FN185, Fraser Noble Building.

(56)        Pedro Perez, seminar presentation, “A Micro Scale Model for Bayesian Based Risk Assessment for Deep Blowout”, 14 September 2015, FN185, Fraser Noble Building.

(57)        Dr. Henry Tan is invited to join the DNV GL’s Offshore Europe Reception and Dinner, 8 September 2015.

(58)        Natalia Gomez Lopez, seminar presentation, “Offshore drilling operational reliability, a dynamic Bayesian network framework”, 4 September 2015, FN185, Fraser Noble Building.

(59)        Maureen Jennings, seminar presentation, “An investigation of the current competence assessment of Offshore Installation Managers: the lost components of underpinning knowledge and understanding”, 28 August 2015, FN185, Fraser Noble Building.

(60)        Nurul Sulaiman, seminar presentation, “Reliability analysis of subsea pipeline using Dynamic Bayesian Network”, 21 August 2015, FN185, Fraser Noble Building.

(61)        Renyou Zhang, seminar presentation, “Multi-objective Optimization of Power Supply System for Shipping LNG Off-loading Process Based on Switching Markov Chain and Genetic Algorithm”, 14 August 2015, FN185, Fraser Noble Building.

(62)        Robert Sheppard, Chief Technical Advisor, Energo; Gerhard Ersdal, Principal Engineer Structural Integrity, Coordinator R&D, Petroleum Safety Authority Norway; Dr. Henry Tan; Ken Bruce, Senior Vice President, Global Asset Integrity Services, Lloyd’s Register Energy comment on asset integrity in InnovOil, 26 May 2015.

(63)        Dr. Henry Tan, lecturing the course “Fundamental Safety Engineering and Risk Management Concepts” for Master of Science students in programmes of Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas Engineering, and Safety & Reliability Engineering in academic year 2015/2016 and 2016/2017.

(64)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Speaker. “Safety management with limited data available”. 9th Annual Offshore Safety Summit. 30 March - 01 April 2015, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.

(65)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Speaker. “Performance of Materials in Challenging and Harsh Environments, including Monitoring and Managing Continuous Material Service Life”. Asset Integrity Management Stavanger. 10th-12th February 2015, Stavanger, Norway.

(66)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Speaker. “Pipeline life extension: maintenance under limited data available”. 8th Annual Pipeline Integrity Management Forum. 4th-5th February 2015, London, United Kingdom.

(67)        Dr Henry Tan, Invited Speaker. “Pipeline life extension: maintenance under limited data available”. Subsea Integrity Management Summit, North Sea. 2nd-3rd December 2014, Aberdeen Scotland, United Kingdom.

(68)        Dr Henry Tan, Chairman, 4th International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics – working on small scales, 11-13 August 2015, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.

(69)        Dr Henry Tan, Chairman, 3rd International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics – towards a big picture, 7-9 July 2015, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.

(70)        Dr Henry Tan, Founding Editor, opening access Journal of Energy Challenges and Mechanics.

(71)        Dr Henry Tan, Chairman, the 2nd International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics, 19-21 August 2014, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.

(72)        Dr Henry Tan, Chairman, the 1st International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics, 8-10 July 2014, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.

(73)        Dr. Henry Tan is invited for a speech on the 7th Annual Pipeline Integrity Management Forum, 5th - 6th February 2014, Berlin, Germany. The title of his presentation is “Life extension: maintenance of North Sea ageing pipelines”.

(74)        Robbie Williamson, the Engineering Doctorate candidate in our group, is chairing the Offshore Panel of the 57th Pipeline Industries Guild Dinner.

(75)        Ibrahim Fahmy, the PhD candidate in our group, is the invited Chairperson for Risk Management Session of the 7th IPTC ‘’International Petroleum Technology Conference’’. The conference is sponsored by Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil to be held in Doha 20-22 January, 2014.

(76)        Ibrahim Fahmy, the PhD candidate in our group, is the invited Speaker for ADIPEC 2013 Conference ‘’The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference’’. The conference will be the largest gas and oil event for the Middle East to be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE between 10 - 13 November 2013,

(77)        Subsea Integrity 2013 Workshop, School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen. Date: 26 August 2013. Venue: TAYLOR C11.

(78)        Ibrahim Fahmy, the PhD candidate in our group, chaired the Day Two session of the conference Offshore Support Vessel Technology, 09 - 12 June, 2013 - Le Royal Méridien, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

(79)        The book “Corrosion and Materials in the Oil and Gas Industries”, edited by Reza Javaherdashti, Chikezie Nwaoha and Henry Tan, has been published by CRC Press/Taylor and Francis LLC, USA.

(80)        Ibrahim Fahmy, the PhD candidate of the Subsea Integrity group, is an invited member for the 7th IPTC ‘’International Petroleum Technology Conference’’ technical programme selection committee meeting held in Doha on 29th-30th May 2013. The conference is sponsored by Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil.

(81)        Ibrahim Fahmy, the PhD candidate in our group, attended the SPE Applied Technology Workshop on Management of QHSE Risks in Brownfield Projects and Operations, 8-9 April 2013, Abu Dhabi, UAE, as a Discussion Leader.

(82)        Ibrahim Fahmy, the PhD candidate in our group, attended the IMCA conference on Major Incident Prevention in Marine Operations (seminar programme, BYM Marine & Maritime News) 19-20 February, 2013, Dubai, UAE. Ibrahim gave a presentation “Injury and fatality prevention during lifeboat drills and maintenance”.

(83)        Robbie Williamson, the Engineering Doctorate candidate in our group, chaired the Offshore Panel at the National Annual General Meeting 2012 of the Pipeline Industry Guild.

(84)        Welcome to join the Safety Engineering and Risk Management Debate 2012.

(85)        Mohamed Elyas, a secondary school pupil of the Robert Gordon’s College, undertakes as a part of the work in our group on “Risk and safety implications of corrosion effects on subsea pipelines”. Mohamed achieved straight Band 1As in his 5 subjects in Chemistry, English, Mathematics, Physics and Technological Studies, as reported in his school website.

(86)        Dr. Henry Tan, lecturing the course “Fundamental Safety Engineering and Risk Management Concepts” for Master of Science students in programmes of Subsea Engineering, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas Engineering, and Safety & Reliability Engineering in academic years 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015.

(87)        Dr. Henry Tan. Invited lecture: Safety and reliability engineering in subsea oil and gas industry, Institute of Applied Mechanics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. 18 July 2012.

(88)        Dr. Henry Tan. Invited lecture: Safety and reliability engineering in subsea oil and gas industry. Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea. 16 July 2012.

(89)        Dr. Henry Tan. Invited lecture: Safety and reliability engineering in the oil and gas industry. Institute of Solid Mechanics, Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. 12 July 2012.

(90)        Dr. Henry Tan. Invited lecture: Safety and reliability engineering in the oil and gas industry. School of Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics, Tongji University, Shanghai, China. 2 July 2012.

(91)        Dr. Henry Tan. Invited lecture: Safety assessment and maintenance decision making in the oil and gas industry: the Bayesian network modelling that combines industry experiences with inspection data. 2012 Shengli Oil Field Forum, SINOPEC, Dongying, Shandong, China. 26 June 2012.

(92)        Prof. Youngsoon Yang of the Department of Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, visits the Subsea Integrity Research Group on 15th June 2012.

(93)        Dr. Henry Tan attended the Safety & Reliability Engineering evening event at the University of Aberdeen on 23 May 2012. The School of Engineering has recently established The LRET Centre for Safety and Reliability Engineering. Dr. Henry Tan is on the Advisory Board of the centre.

(94)        Dr. Henry Tan is invited to visit SINOPEC and China University of Petroleum, in the summer of 2012, for collaborative researches.

(95)        Sameer Ashok Chapgaon, an MSc candidate in Subsea Engineering, won the E.ON Ruhrgas Student Travel Award. The award will sponsor him to attend the MCE Deepwater Development Conference in Paris in the month of March, 2012.

(96)        The contract with CRC Press/Taylor and Francis LLC, USA, for the book “Corrosion and Materials in the Oil and Gas Industries” (ISBN 13: 978-1-4665-5624-9) edited by Reza Javaherdashti, Chikezie Nwaoha and Henry Tan was signed in January 2012. Contributions from the members of our group:

·         Robbie Williamson, Reza Javaherdashti and Henry Tan, Chapter 1: Introduction

·         Reza Shahrivar, Chapter 18: Aging and life extension of pressure systems

·         Mark U. Ideozu, chapter 17: Safety and risk implications of corrosion of oil and gas facilities

·         Sameer Ashok Chapgaon, Chapter 12: Material selection in oil and gas environments

 

(97)        Dr. Henry Tan, invited speaker: Dealing with uncertainties and limited data in pipeline maintenance. Oil & Gas Pipelines Conference 2011: bridging the gap between commercial, strategic and technical knowledge. 29th – 30th November 2011, London.

(98)        Poster for the Engineering Open Day, University of Aberdeen. Designed by Fiddo Fiddoson with contributions from group members. 23 November 2011.

(99)        Robbie Williamson, Principal Integrity Engineer of the Wood Group Integrity Management, UK. A lecture to MSc Subsea Engineering students. 16 November 2011, KCF8, Kings College.

(100)     Dr. Henry Tan, invited speaker: Decision making in maintenance: Effectively managing and overcoming uncertainties caused by a lack of available data. Presentation at the Oil & gas Pipeline Integrity Management Summit, 3rd and 4th October 2011, Aberdeen, UK.

(101)     Dr. Henry Tan, opening address: Structural integrity management: adopting the right risk-based mitigation strategy. 5th Annual Pipeline Integrity Management & Maintenance Forum, 23rd- 25th March 2011, London. Forum programme.

(102)     Dr. Henry Tan, roundtable discussion leader: Re-assessing ageing pipeline infrastructure to ensure safety, integrity and reliability. Oil & Gas Pipeline Integrity Management Summit, Aberdeen, UK, 7 - 8 October 2010. Conference program.

(103)     Dr. Henry Tan, lecturing Subsea Integrity at the University of Aberdeen (2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015).

 

 


 

DOCTORATE THESES SUPERVISED

·         Dr Reza Aulia. Thesis (PhD) title: Dynamic reliability analysis for pipeline performance prediction. School Engineering, University of Aberdeen, January 2020.

·         Dr. Pedro Perez. Thesis (EngD) title: Accident Precursor Probabilistic Method (APPM) for modeling and assessing risk of offshore drilling blowouts. School Engineering, University of Aberdeen, March 2019. Currently, Pedro is the Technical Director at Witt O'Brien's Brasil.

·         Dr. Maureen Jennings. Thesis (PhD) title: An investigation of the current competence assessment of Offshore Installation Managers: the lost components of knowledge and understanding. School Engineering, University of Aberdeen, March 2018.

·         Dr. Renyou Zhang. Thesis (PhD) title: Integrated reliability and optimization analysis combining both Human and facility factors. School Engineering, University of Aberdeen, March 2018. Currently Renyou is a pectoral research associate at the Centre for Human Factors in Complex Systems, Tsinghua University, China.

·         Dr. Nurul Sulaiman. Thesis (PhD) title: Pipeline Integrity Management System (PIMS) Using Bayesian Networks for Lifetime Extension. School Engineering, University of Aberdeen, March 2017. Currently Nurul is a Lecturer at the Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia.

·         Dr. Shengke Zhi. Thesis (PhD) title: Developing an optical method to measure the instantaneous angular speed of machinery in condition monitoring. Schools of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, The University of Manchester, August 2008. Shengke is currently a Business Development Manager of the New Nuclear & Generation Services, Clean Energy at the Amec Foster Wheeler, United Kingdom.