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Middle East Focus: When to Use PHA Techniques, HazOp and Revalidation

August 19, 2020 | Starts at 10:00 am GMT+4 (Abu Dhabi)

When to Use PHA Techniques, HazOp and Revalidation

Based on our experience performing numerous process hazard analyses (PHAs) studies in the Middle East and globally, we have learned that selecting the most appropriate PHA technique for different project phases/stages plays a significant role in carrying out an effective analysis within the stipulated time and budget.

This webinar will review various PHA techniques, including HazOp, under what circumstances to use them, and the pros and cons between different forms of revalidation. 

What We Cover

  •  Introduction to PHA techniques such as Checklist Analysis, Structured What-if Technique (SWIFT), Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Process Flow Failure Modes (PFFM) Analysis and Process Hazard Review (PHR)
  •  Selection of the appropriate PHA Technique for different project phases 
  • Detailed methodology of HazOp and forms of HazOp revalidation (Redo, Retrofit, and Update and Revalidate)

Register to learn more about the practical methods for performing PHA under unique and varying circumstances. 

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Muhammad Imran - Senior HSE Risk Engineer

Muhammad Imran is a qualified Process Safety professional (NEBOSH, PHA Certified). He has worked in ABS Group's Abu Dhabi Office since 2013 and is well versed with various PHA techniques including HazOp (Fresh, Revalidation), FMEA, FMECA, What if, PrHA and Fault Tree Analysis. Muhammad has chaired various PHA sessions for major clients in the Middle East region, including ADNOC, SABIC and Saudi Aramco. He has delivered PHA training as an approved instructor for PHA Leader Qualification Training (Proficient Level). Muhammad has a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering (PU Pak) and a master's degree in Safety and Reliability Engineering from the University of Aberdeen, UK.

About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (ABS Group) and its operating subsidiaries provide risk management solutions and certification services worldwide that help clients address the safety, integrity, quality and environmental efficiency of critical assets and operations. Headquartered in Spring, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1200 professionals across the globe, serving the marine and offshore, oil, gas and chemical, government, power and energy and industrial sectors. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS (, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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