The ‘Oil & Gas’ world has historically represented the reference market for TECSA S.r.l.’s activities and the area from which many of the company’s senior consultants as well as external experts for highly specialized services come. TECSA S.r.l. boasts an extremely significant client base in Italy made up of the main oil companies operating both in the market share defined as ‘Exploration & Production’ and ‘Refining & Marketing’ respectively with onshore/offshore sites and with refining, storage, distribution and sales installations. For several years now, the same activities have also been successfully carried out abroad (both in Europe and in emerging countries), both in support of revamping activities of existing offshore sites and installations, and in support of the construction of new production sites. The latter activity is carried out through the development of urban planning studies, feasibility studies and verifications, verification of preliminary layout, PHA, etc..
As far as offshore structures, FPSO vessels and marine terminals are concerned, TECSA S.r.l., strengthening its position in 2015 with framework contracts with leading engineering companies in these sectors both in Italy and abroad, is specialized in the supply of a series of services in the field of process safety and specialized among which it is possible to mention:
- Dropped Objects Analysis;
- QRA (2D, 3D);
- Fire & Gas Mapping (2D, 3D);
- Classification of explosion hazard areas;
- Functional safety;
- Alarm management;
- RAMS studies;
- Audit of process security and operational excellence.
For this world TECSA S.r.l. is recognized as a competent, fast and reliable partner for the execution of HSE studies, major risks (Seveso III), internal and external emergency planning and fire prevention as well as, if necessary, a point of reference for specialist issues related to reliability and availability studies, environmental impact, investigation of accidents, injuries, near misses and anomalies, forensic engineering and functional safety.
Among the fundamental activities it is also possible to mention:
- the development of corporate level standards;
- conducting HSE audits and process security audits;
- the development of incidental hypotheses and the estimation of the frequency of occurrence associated with them;
- the estimate of the consequent effects and the recomposition of area risk;
- the verification of territorial compatibility;
- fire engineering activities;
- occupational health and safety consultancy activities;
- strategic consulting.
The experience and references gained in the four decades of constant support have led to the extension of activities to the entire process industry (with particular reference to companies subject to the provisions of the Seveso Directives I, II and III), to the energy industry, to the mining, pharmaceutical and, more recently, to the “automotive” and food industry, always serving companies at national, European and international level.