15 November 2019, 12:30 to 13:30

Tech20: PFP – The silent insurance barrier



15 November 2019, 12:30 to 13:30


The Oil & Gas Technology Centre
20 Queen's Road
AB15 4ZT

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Bob Taylor, Bilfinger Salamis UK Limited and Mark Sanders, Thornton Tomasetti

Passive Fire Protection is one of the most important, but often most neglected barriers in an offshore installations safety protection system.

This joint Tech20 between Bilfinger and MMI Thornton Tomasetti will discuss the process for identifying potential fire and explosion hazards and the latest PFP (PFP) technology and innovations that are currently available, alongside case studies and real life examples.

Mark Sanders, Principal PFP Consultant, has almost 30 years’ experience in all aspects of PFP. Including manufacturers testing, specification, application and inspection, troubleshooting of PFP failures worldwide.

MMI Thornton Tomasetti are system experts in identifying inherent Major Accident Hazard (MAH) risk from fire, explosion and mitigating against the potential destructive impact.

What is Tech20?

Tech20 features world-leading experts, exploring the latest tech trends, asking big questions and sharing big ideas.  Tech20 is a social showcase for speakers presenting technology focussed topics in 20 minutes or less.

A unique format. 20-minute lunch, 20-minute presentation, 20-minute Q&A.

Tech20s aim to inspire & innovate, discover new or surprising technologies, challenge technologies and release the spark within!

Our weekly Tech20 events are open to everyone of all ages, from all industries and professions and are free to attend.