Cyber security – Oil and Gas industries

This paper  related to cyber security oil and gas industries, is available as a part of the Abhisam Industrial Cybersecurity report, which can be downloaded now. Author: H Sreedhar. Recent History of Automation in Oil & Gas   The Oil and Gas industry (O & G for short) has been a pioneer in embracing digital technology. It was one of the first industrial sectors to transition to Distributed Control Systems(DCS), from analog electronic control equipment and pneumatic instruments. This transition started in a big way, about 35 years ago, when DCS were a “hi-tech” thing.   O & G is still a tech pioneer, in the era of Industry 4.0 and the Industrial IoT. It quickly embraced concepts like the Digital Oilfield. However, this has led to newer problems related to security. The development of digital control systems and the networking, particularly with the internet, has led to increased risk …

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New HAZOP Training Workshop in Thane (India)

Update: All in person workshops have been suspended and replaced by self paced, e-learning courses that do not require you to be present in person. They can be taken anywhere and most importantly, anytime. Please enroll now in the HAZOP online course now to earn a Certificate of Competency and an electronic badge. Original News: Abhisam has organized a classroom style training workshop on HAZOP (Hazard and Operability Study) in Thane, near Mumbai, India on 22nd and 23rd Feb 2019. The workshop will be led by experts from the process industry who individually have more than 25 years of experience in Process Safety, Operations, Management, Strategy and Projects in European and Indian multinational companies. All participants can earn a Certificate of Participation from Abhisam and are also eligible to take the Abhisam Competency exam in HAZOP to earn a certificate of competency and an electronic badge via Credly. This badge …

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