OG-013 ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery Disaster:

OG-13 ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery Disaster

ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery Disaster

The ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery Disaster 3 hour PDH online course is a part of the Oil & Gas category courses. An isobutane release and fire seriously injured four workers in the sulfuric acid alkylation unit at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This course highlights the details of the incident and its causes, provides key safety lessons, and communicates industry safety guidance with the goal of preventing a similar incident.

This course is based on the US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board publication “Key Lessons from the ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery Isobutane Release and Fire”.

This course is intended for petroleum, civil and mechanical engineers, and other design and construction professionals interested in how to prevent safety incidents in the Oil and Gas industry.

Learning Objectives

This online PDH course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Describe how and why the safety incident happened
  • Describe how the safety incident could have been prevented
  • Understand plug valve design
  • Describe equipment design good practice
  • Explain how a human factor plays a part in safety incidents
  • Explain how written procedures, training, and organizational culture play an important role in preventing safety incidents
  • Explain key lessons learned from the ExxonMobile Baton Rouge Refinery Disaster

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