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UK Onshore Pipeline Legislation Awareness Course – 16th April 2024


Penspen’s UK Onshore Pipeline Legislation Awareness course describes the key legal requirements, pipeline compliance best practices and will enable attendees to review/develop procedures to ensure compliance with the Pipeline Safety Regulations (PSR) for onshore pipelines. The course addresses the definition of a ‘pipeline’, providing guidance with regulatory bodies and expectations to ensure compliance within the pipeline industry.

Aimed at: – Engineers, Managers, QHSE personnel and Regulators who are looking to gain further experience and understanding of the UK’s onshore and offshore pipeline Regulatory Regime.


The aim of this course is to give the trainee an understanding of the key legal requirements contained within PSR, GS(M)R and RIDDOR that the pipeline industry must follow to ensure compliance with and monitor performance.


– Introduction and Overview of Pipeline Legislation

– What constitutes a ‘Pipeline’?

– Understanding Notifications Required by Regulatory Bodies

– Understanding the Enforcing Body (Health and Safety Executive)

– Understanding Timescale & Reporting Requirements

– Applying RIDDOR to Onshore & Offshore Pipelines

– Reporting Requirements for Emergency Shut Down Valves

– Understanding Changes in Gas Safety Cases

– Getting Access to Revelvant Pipeline Standards

Course Trainer

Duraid Alkazraji, Senior Consultant at Penspen

Duraid is a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Industrial Affiliate with the Institution of Gas Engineers. Having worked as a pipeline engineer for 23 years, 7 of which as a pipeline inspector with the HSE involved in pipeline inspections, major investigations, enforcement and prosecutions.

In addition, Duraid has managed and completed a large number of projects as a consultant with Advantica and GL (now GL-DNV) for several major pipeline operators and gas networks, and has for over 10 years been working with and advising on pipeline integrity management and fitness for service. Duraid was also the Pipeline Technical Authority on the significant pan-European pipeline project, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline.

-23 Years within the Pipeline Industry

-Published  Author  on  Pipeline  Engineering  (A Quick  Guide  to Pipeline  Engineering, Woodhead Publishing, 2008,  ISBN 9781845694906).

-Previously worked  as a HSE  Pipeline Inspector (7 Years) responsible for regulating the onshore and offshore pipeline industry in the UK.

-Lead  Investigator  on  a  number of Major  Incident  Investigations,  Enforcements  and Prosecutions.

-Involvement in prosecutions of several major pipeline operators.

-Technical Authority for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (Major European Pipeline Project)

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16th April 2024


Newcastle upon Tyne, UK


Early bird offer – £995

Standard price – £1,100 per attendee


Course Trainer

Duraid Alkazraji

For more details; please contact our dedicated training team.