Offshore Petroleum Mining

Indonesia is one of the
countries that has so many oil reserve. In years before, Indonesia just has
onshore petroleum mining. But now, oil reserve in Indonesia was being decrease.
Indonesia realizes that they should make offshore petroleum mining, because
there are huge amount of oil potency in deep water. Based on, Oil and Gas
General Directorate of Ministrial Mineral Energy Resources that Indonesia has
sign 71 contract of offshore petroleum mining.
Industry of offshore
petroleum mining has high risk on drilling and production activities. The risk
comes from the system process and marine hazards. Marine hazards are all the
risks that coming from or has potency of the marine, like atmosphere corrosive,
sea situation, the weather (storm, typhoon, etc), earthquake or others natural
disasters and also the risks from air and ground transportations. Besides, the example
of the system process are all the risks coming from the utilities, process, how
to handle the materials and also continuous activities.
Like we know before, offshore
petroleum mining has many potencial of accidents. So that, Control the
accidents are one of the solution that can make all activities being zero
accident. The first step to control accident is knowing the causes, if we know
that, we can control the risks and reduce the potency of accidents. So that,
the good condition at project will be created.
Almost all the parts of the
offshore petroleum mining can make an accident happen. The example is the
devices system at project, if we don’t how to use the device, it can make
something troubles and accidents will happen, like explosion and
conflagaration. Accidents will happen not just from the devices system, but
also from the mining materials. One of the biggest problems of the offshore
petroleum mining is the storm. If the storm is coming, so all activities at
exploration area should be stop, the devices system and worker should be stop,
because it can make dangerous for all peoples on the area.
As we know, prevent accidents
is one of the jobs for HSE department. From the prevention, the company could
be benefits in the financial cost and employees efficient. All of it will be
run to the ergonomics case. For the companies, it is important things that can
help companies for the accreditation, and that why HSE department is needed.
Commonly, the benefits of
prevention the accidents for companies are:
  1. Reduce the financial loss
  2. Increase the believing of consumers and governments for companies
  3. Increase the believing of employees, so that all employees can
    working without dread felling.

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