Management of Major Accident Hazards through an IADC Compliant Drilling HSE Case

Drilling and Completions


This course introduces the role of the IADC HSE Case in managing major accident hazards and what tools can be applied to successfully implement a strong strategy with respect to the ongoing management of operational and well specific hazards.

Topics include:

  • IADC HSE Case
  • Drilling specific major accident hazards
  • Bow-ties and associated toolkits
  • Emergency response
  • Well specific risk assessments
  • Latest API guidance

Learning Level


Course Length

2 Days

Why Attend?

This course provides an overview of the IADC guidelines with respect to operational HSE cases, supporting process for the assessment of major accident hazards and how HSE cases can be operationalized with respect to specific well planning.  The program will also address API Recommended Practice (RP)96 for offshore well design, drilling and completion operations in deepwater.

Who Should Attend

The class is intended for drilling managers, offshore installation managers, drilling engineers, HSE advisors, and any others who would like to learn about management of major accident hazards in drilling.


1.6 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) will be awarded for this 2-day course.

Cancellation Policy

To receive a full refund, all cancellations must be received in writing no later than 14 days prior to the course start date. Cancellations made after the 14-day window will not be refunded. Send cancellation requests by email to; by fax to +1.866.460.3032 (US) or +1.972.852.9292 (outside US); or mail to SPE Registration, PO Box 833836, Richardson, TX 75083.


Mark Cowan.