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A Model-Based Approach to Support Safety-Related Decisions in the Petroleum Domain

Leonardo Montecchi, Atle Refsdal, Paolo Lollini, Andrea Bondavalli
2016 2016 46th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN)  
In this paper we propose an approach to provide an automated decision support to the work permit system, which consists in the evaluation of quantitative measures of the risk associated with the execution  ...  For safety reasons, a work permit process is in place: decision makers accept or reject work permits based on the current state of barriers.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work has been partially supported by the ARTEMIS-JU CONCERTO project (n.333053), and by CECRIS, "CErtification of CRItical Systems", FP7-Marie Curie (IAPP) number 324334.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dsn.2016.33 dblp:conf/dsn/MontecchiRLB16 fatcat:6ff4secgxrf37g363xu3j6psmu

Towards Safety Risk Assessment of Socio-Technical Systems via Failure Logic Analysis

Barbara Gallina, Edin Sefer, Atle Refsdal
2014 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering Workshops  
We demonstrate our approach on an example from the petroleum domain.  ...  In this paper, we propose a model-based analysis approach that allows analysts to interpret humans and organizations in terms of components and their behavior in terms of failure logic.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work has been partially supported by the CONCERTO project [4] , and by the Norwegian part of CONCERTO funded by the Research Council of Norway (232059).  ... 
doi:10.1109/issrew.2014.49 dblp:conf/issre/GallinaSR14 fatcat:iw7h5oalvzb3pk67p3gbs6gazu

SafeConcert: A Metamodel for a Concerted Safety Modeling of Socio-Technical Systems [chapter]

Leonardo Montecchi, Barbara Gallina
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
To contribute to the provision of such capabilities, in this paper we propose SafeConcert, a metamodel that offers constructs to model socio-technical entities and their safety-related properties.  ...  Application domains such as petroleum, e-health, and many others rely on solutions based on safety-critical socio-technical systems.  ...  Acknowledgement This work has been partially supported by the EU ARTEMIS project CONCERTO [2] , and by the ECSEL Joint Undertaking project AMASS (No 692474).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-64119-5_9 fatcat:toju3rtdfra2re5uxptokxp74e


2017 Journal of Business Economics and Management  
That is why in this paper, different strategies for disruption management in petroleum products supply chain and suitable criteria for prioritizing them are recognized via Balanced Score Card approach  ...  After that, by application of fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process and intuitionistic fuzzy Choquet integral operator, their priorities are specified in order to make a guideline for managers to set proper  ...  systematic framework for handling disruptions in supply chains and also a modelling approach to support the decision-making process in handling supply chain disruptions based on simulation technique (  ... 
doi:10.3846/16111699.2017.1380075 fatcat:4jolpej6tfbz7bflpj7hefeumi

Safety prognostic technology in complex petroleum engineering systems: progress, challenges and emerging trends

Laibin Zhang, Jinqiu Hu
2013 Petroleum Science  
Failures that occur during the process can both cause tremendous loss to the petroleum industry and compromise product quality and affect the environment.  ...  As the systems grow increasingly large, high speed, automated and intelligent, the nonlinear relations among these process variables and their effects on accidents are to be fully understood for both system  ...  Acknowledgements The project is supported by the Natural Science Doctoral Dissertation Supervisor Project of Beijing (Grant YB20111141401), the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University (  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12182-013-0299-9 fatcat:jiybjv42ercrnloqwq6s57ttr4

Immersive Safety Handling and Training

Håvard Sjøvoll, Egil Tjåland
2006 Computational Methods in Science and Technology  
A central challenge for the oil industry is to make correct decisions in abnormal, complex and time-critical settings. This is to ensure safety, regularity and optimized operation and production.  ...  The system reports unwanted events in a 3D environment, and the user may obtain error handling procedures to rectify the given problem.  ...  Acknowledgments The paper is based on work accomplished by students and staff at the Department of Petroleum Engineering and Applied Geophysics, NTNU and the Department of Computer Science, NTNU, in co-operation  ... 
doi:10.12921/ fatcat:m3d2a3ivxbbjjkn5r3zw6exvpi

Application of fuzzy sets in decision analysis for prioritising critical energy infrastructures

Polinpapilinho F. Katina, Resit Unal
2015 International Journal of Decision Sciences, Risk and Management  
A general model is developed that could be used to support a long-range decision process. The model can be adapted and deployed in other sectors in the domain of critical infrastructures.  ...  This paper presents an approach for long-range decision-making in the domain of critical infrastructure using subjective information.  ...  Athanassios Mihiotis, the Editor in Chief.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijdsrm.2015.072762 fatcat:upsbpcnjvzczjiigkkz2unxk2e

An overview of case-based reasoning applications in drilling engineering

Samad Valipour Shokouhi, Pål Skalle, Agnar Aamodt
2012 Artificial Intelligence Review  
This paper presents an overview of different applications of case-based reasoning (CBR) in petroleum engineering, with focus on the drilling process, based on a survey and comparative evaluation of different  ...  We show that drilling engineering is an application domain in which the systematic storage and situation-triggered reuse of past concrete experiences provide significant support to drilling personnel at  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to express appreciation to people from NTNU and Verdande Technology AS, for their help and cooperation in this work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10462-011-9310-2 fatcat:pjalem43ergfvjtgwngmtjpnzq

Identification of the Human Factors Contributing to Maintenance Failures in a Petroleum Operation

Ari Antonovsky, Clare Pollock, Leon Straker
2010 Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting  
in 38 maintenance-related failures in a petroleum organisation.  ...  The interview structure was based on the Human Factor Investigation Tool (HFIT) which in turn was based on Rasmussen's Model of Human Malfunction.  ...  One of the authors (Ari Antonovsky) is a member of a retirement fund that owns stocks in that company. This paper is based on an earlier presentation at a Human Factors and Ergonomics Society  ... 
doi:10.1177/154193121005401707 fatcat:j7pekc22ynhzbijqtl6sx4t3dq

On data integration workflows for an effective Management of multidimensional petroleum digital ecosystems in Arabian gulf basins

Shastri L. Nimmagadda, Heinz Dreher, Muhammad Nawaz, Kamran Laiq, Ahmed Sabry, Mukarram Ahmed
2010 4th IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies  
Ontology based warehousing and mining modeling are recommended for resolving the issues of scaling and formatting of multidimensional datasets, in which case, seismic and well-domain datasets are described  ...  in a data warehouse environment.  ...  Data mapping and modeling: Ontology representation and in hierarchical and relational structures. and Safety management) 5.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dest.2010.5610599 fatcat:jibiffdjzba3fo7gkuucsck7oa

Security risk management in Norwegian aviation meets nordic traditions of risk management [chapter]

O Engen
2011 Advances in Safety, Reliability and Risk Management  
A well known statement is that safety regulations in the petroleum sector are founded on traditional democratic ideals in working life.  ...  Both the aviation sector and the petroleum sector are technologically based organisational systems and both aspire to be associated with best practises of high reliability.  ...  Safety and security regulations in the aviation and petroleum industry Before 9/11 the regulatory framework applied for civil aviation in general followed a more goal-based approach.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b11433-248 fatcat:5qzvtq55p5d4pczgxtscwjghwu

Computational Agents in Complex Decision Support Systems [chapter]

Antonio Fernández-Caballero, Marina V. Sokolova
2010 Intelligent Systems Reference Library  
The article introduces a general approach to decision making in complex systems and architecture for agent-based decision support systems (DSS).  ...  The approach contributes to decentralization and local decision making within a standard work flow.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was partially supported by Spanish Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación TIN2007-67586-C02 and TIN2010-20845-C03 grants, and by Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha PII2I09  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-13639-9_5 fatcat:driskhfm5nd3jiptwbcahecbom

Remoteness and sensework in harsh environments

Torgeir K. Haavik
2017 Safety Science  
As the offshore petroleum industry conquers increasingly remote and harsh areas, there is a pressure towards lower offshore staffing and more sensor-based onshore management.  ...  There is a need for more research on and refinement of models for operating in remote areas or modes.  ...  Acknowledgements This research has been supported by the Research Council of Norway through the PETROMAKS 2 project Learning from Successful Operations. Many thanks to Ragnar Rosness and Irene Waerø  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2016.03.020 fatcat:57jzisx5cnffjdnqwj2nhfd66u

Risk-Based Decision Support Model for Offshore Installations

Gencer Erdogan, Atle Refsdal, Bjørn Nygård, Ole Petter Rosland, Bernt Kvam Randeberg
2018 Business Systems Research  
Conclusions: We find the results promising, and believe that the approach can be fruitful in a wider range of risk-based decision support scenarios.  ...  Methods/Approach: The decision support model was developed systematically in four steps: establish context, develop the model, tune the model, and collect feedback on the model.  ...  Introduction During the autumn of 2016, we developed a computerized model to support decisions based on operational safety risk offshore.  ... 
doi:10.2478/bsrj-2018-0019 fatcat:ufiopgbov5cdfac5hzegdf2nvi

Risk assessment in the offshore industry

Audun Brandsæter
2002 Safety Science  
This paper describes the implementation and use of risk assessment in the offshore industry in relation to safety aspects -safety to people's life and health, as well as environment and property.  ...  The development of offshore QRA has been lead by a mutual influence and interaction between the regulatory authorities for the UK and Norwegian sectors of the North Sea as well as the oil companies operating  ...  With regard to personnel safety, the domain for an offshore QRA is normally defined to include the installation and the immediate vicinity, e.g. related activities within a safety zone of a few hundreds  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0925-7535(01)00048-0 fatcat:sgtvbqav6rgm3cnpo2jxzujvpm
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