T-2 / PSST / Subpart O
Prerequisites: This course shall have no formal pre-requisite.
Course Length: 7-8 hours a day, for 3 days.
Class Size: The maximum number of students that may be trained and tested per instructor shall be fifteen (15) in the classroom session and fifteen (15) in the practical session.
- To provide inexperienced and experienced students with recommended practices and guidelines to perform safely while working with production safety systems found in the oil & gas industry.
- Students will be given the knowledge and taught these skills in a classroom and practical setting.
- Students should be able to demonstrate these necessary skills during practical examination and demonstrate knowledge during written examination.
- Power Point© / Lecture / Audio Video / Visual Aids
- Practical Exercises
Successful Course Completion:
- Requires a minimum score of 75% on the written and 100% on the practical. The score on the practical shall be determined by the student’s knowledge and performance in testing of the safety systems.
- Students will have no more than three (3) hours to complete the exam.
- Grades shall be calculated by dividing the number of questions answered correctly by the total number of exam questions (211).
- Successful completion of practical sessions is also mandatory.
Course Content Summary:
Breaks - 5 to 15 minutes (approximately every hour)
Lunch –1 Hour
- Introduction to T-2 requirements
- Hydrocarbon reservoirs
- Explanation of how reservoirs and traps are formed
- Drilling concepts
- Types of drilling rigs and the overall process of hydrocarbon extraction from reservoirs
- Processing of hydrocarbons
- Introduction to well heads and their components
- Production equipment operations
- Basic explanation of separators, treaters and other types of production equipment
- Safety systems versus control systems
- How safety systems are integrated with control systems
- Sub Part O manual
- MMS, API, and Coast Guard regulations and requirements
- Common names versus MMS identifications
- Introduction to abnormal conditions and undesirable events
- Potential problems and trouble shooting of production equipment
- Primary and secondary protection
- MMS 30 CFR 250 & 254
- Oil and gas drilling and production operations in OCS waters
- API recommended Practices
- Introduction to API-RP 14C and its requirements
- Coast Guard Title 33 CFR
- Parts – 140, 144, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 67.
- Review / Summary
- Hands on practical session
Practical training shall be documented using API RP 14C recommended practices for analysis, design, installation, and testing of basic surface safety systems.
Hands on Training
- Practice setting and testing basic surface safety systems.
- Testing of the well control panel and its associated timing devices.
Training Center Provided Material
Reference Material / Documents