The Flares and Relief System Programme provides a comprehensive overview of relief and flare systems for oil and gas processing facilities. The programme begins with defining the need for pressure control (over and under pressure protection), continues with the key engineering and design aspects including code considerations and concludes with selecting and defining the components of a relief flare system. The material presented is applicable to onshore field production facilities, pipelines, gas plants, terminals and offshore production facilities.
In industrial plants relief systems prevent equipment from catastrophic failure and uncontrolled release of equipment contents. Flare stacks are primarily used for burning off flammable gas released by pressure relief valves during unplanned over-pressuring of plant equipment. This programme covers essential skills necessary for the safe and efficient design, operation and maintenance of these relief and flare systems by providing delegates with the knowledge, understanding and expertise to ensure a reliable operating processing facility