Fire & Gas System

This course will cover the operation and basic hardware of the Fire & Gas systems

Day 1 of the course covers a basic introduction to a Fire & Gas system. The attributes and characteristics of toxic gasses and how they behave when they are released in an uncontrolled manner are also covered. The participants will also be exposed to the structure of the Fire and Gas system and how each part is connected to protect the plant and personnel.

On day 2 the participants will gain a basic understanding on the use of the Fire & Gas system. They will learn about how the system is programmed and how signals are generated to trigger shutdown action. Display systems will also be discussed.

  • Agenda
  • Audience
  • Technical Information

Day 1
Fire & Gas Hardware

  • Fire & Gas Hazards
  • Fire & Gas Hardware
  • Alarm Indication
  • Distributed Control System
  • Fire & Gas Final Control Elements

On day 1 participants will be exposed to the basic principles of a typical Fire & Gas system and the characteristics of the gasses that will trigger the sensors. Fire and Gas hardware consists of sensors, alarm systems, graphic display systems and control logic to operate final control elements that mitigate or eliminate the hazard will also be covered.

Day 2
Fire & Gas Operation

  • Testing & Maintenance
  • Confirmed Fire & Gas
  • Combined Safety System (CSS)
  • Cause & Effect (C&E) Drawings
  • Local VDU Panel/F & G P&IDs

The participants will become familiar with the operation, testing and documentation involved when using the Fire & Gas system. They will learn the connection between the Fire & Gas and ESD systems. In order to become familiar with the Fire & Gas system, participants must become familiar with Cause & Effects and P&ID drawings.

This course is mainly targeted to process operators, process technicians, and laboratory and maintenance personnel. The course can also be applicable to employees working with equipment and materials purchasing, equipment procurement, job planning as well as immediate supervisors to the working technicians.

Discipline:   Process operations 

Delivery type:   Classroom

Provider:    TPL

Possible Instructors: Fully qualified and certified TPL instructor with a minimum of 15 years instructor experience to international delegates in client or offsite locations.

Level:    Foundation

Course Version:      0

Length:       2 days

Skills Needed to
Take Course (pre-requisites):
    Participants should have some recent exposure to Fire & Gas terminology in the oil and gas industry.