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Process safety/Technical safety : Bridging the gap between design and operations - Malaysia

Date From: 09 June 2015
Location: Malaysia
Description: Evening meeting in Kuala Lumpur, with presentation by Puvan Balasubramaniam (SynergenOG), jointly organised by IChemE's Oil and Natural Gas (SONG) and Safety and Loss Prevention (S&LP) Special Interest Groups
Event Type: Special Interest Groups
Venue: University of Nottingham Teaching Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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An evening event with technical presentation by Puvan Balasubramaniam (SynergenOG), and time for networking over refreshments. Registration from 18:00; the event will commence at 18:30 and close at 20:30.

This event is open to all. To encourage more participants and members, attendance at the event is free of charge and open to all. Bring along your colleagues working in the upstream oil and gas industry in Malaysia, and introduce them to the Oil & Natural Gas Special Interest Group (SONG)Safety and Loss Prevention Special Interest Group (S&LP) and to IChemE.

Advance booking is essential. Register now >>


The presentation will briefly introduce the concept of Process Safety/Technical Safety and highlight the current gaps between Design and Operations in implementing Process Safety/Technical Safety in the offshore Oil & Gas industry.


Puvan Balasubramaniam, currently a co-founded SynergenOG. He has been working in the area of Health, Safety and Environmental Management for more than 15 years, having rich experience from the very trying operating conditions of the North Sea and vastly spread Asian fields to the sector.

Prior to founding SynergenOG, Puvan worked in the UK for more than 11 years with Premier Oil UK Limited, Marathon Oil International Production Operations, Talisman Energy and Det Norske Veritas where he held multiple roles and responsibilities from developing Technical Safety studies for new and existing facilities to coordinating ongoing operations and new developments.

Puvan is an alumnus of University of Malaya (Malaysia) where he received his BEng in Chemical Engineering and MSc in Engineering Science. He is also affiliated with the Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), UK Safety and Reliability Society (SaRS) and is a Chartered Engineer with the UK Engineering Council.


The event will take place at the
University of Nottingham Teaching Centre,
Level 2, Chulan Tower,
No 3 Jalan Conlay,
Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia.

Map and directions >>


IChemE gratefully acknowledges:

University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham's sponsorship of SONG events through provision of its venue facilities free of charge. 

MMI logo

MMI Engineering, for sponsoring the refreshments at this event.


This event is free of charge and open to all. Advance booking is essential.

Register now >>

Get involved

Would you like to give a talk at a SONG/S&LP event in Kuala Lumpur, or online to a wider audience of chemical engineers in the Asia Pacific region? We'd like to hear from you. Please contact Robert Bruce or specialinterestgroups@icheme.org with details about yourself and your proposed presentation.


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