SPE BAU Student Chapter and the Chemical and Petroleum Eng. Dpt. was pleased to welcome Eng. Bilal Salloum, Oil and Gas Health and Safety specialist, in their third technical workshop on Tuesday 24/10/2017 in the Faculty of Engineering at Debbieh campus.

Eng. Salloum, who worked in the biggest Oil and Gas international companies (Shell, ADCO, Petrofac…), held the workshop entitled “Occupational Safety and Health in Oil and Gas Constructions”. He explained how to deal with hazards, showed some of the real accidents, discussed the causes, precautions, and gave some of solutions. In his turn, Dr. Rami Harkouss, Chairman of the Chemical and Petroleum Eng. Dpt. and Faculty Advisor of SPE BAU, welcomed the attendees on behalf of Prof. Dr. Adel El-Kordi, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, and discussed the importance of such workshops in the career of all engineers and during their life in general. Dr. Harkouss also declared the preparation to organize one of the most relevant SPE international workshop in Beirut Arab University about “the future of energy in the Mediterranean region” during the spring 2018.

The workshop was followed by a tour in the Chemical and Petroleum Eng. Dpt. where Eng. Salloum inspected the safety of the Laboratories. The workshop concluded with some questions and answers and looked forward to similar workshops in the near future.