DNV GL Software Risk Management Software for the Energy, Process and Maritime Industries

DNV GL is the largest ship and offshore classification society in the world, a major technical advisor to the global hydrocarbons industry, and a source of knowledge on the energy value chain including green energy and efficient energy use.

DNV GL is also a major global provider of software for managing risk in the energy, process and maritime industries, offering solutions for design, engineering, risk assessment, asset integrity and optimisation, QHSE, and ship management. The company’s international presence enables strong customer relationships and efficient sharing of industry best practices and standards.

Risk management and asset performance analysis software

Safeti is analysis software for maximising asset performance and minimising risk. It allows you to manage your process activities safely and reliably whilst improving performance.

Hazard analysis software for energy and process industries

Phast is the world’s most comprehensive hazard analysis software package for all stages of design and operation. By understanding the consequences of different scenarios, you can take steps to reduce the effects of a hazardous event, mitigate the consequences, and plan for emergencies.

You can use Phast to assess situations which present potential hazards to life, property and the environment, and to quantify their severity. Phast examines the progress of a potential incident from the initial release to far-field dispersion, including modelling of pool spreading and evaporation, and flammable and toxic effects.

Phast is used in the oil and gas, energy, petrochemicals, chemicals and pharmaceuticals industries, as well as by regulators, consultants and the insurance industry globally.

Visual display and advanced reporting of consequence and risk are utilised in applications such as plant layout and design, process safety management, land use planning, legislative compliance, emergency response planning and general risk management. Good safety is good business and Phast helps improve both.

Performance forecasting software for plant operations

Maros and Taro are cutting-edge software for performance forecasting assessment for upstream, downstream and logistics operations. Using advanced reliability, availability, maintainability (RAM) simulation, Maros and Taro allow you to analyse and improve the production efficiency of your assets using key indicators.

Safeti performance forecasting tools are used at various project stages, from the conceptual design, identifying the best technology for a particular project, through proving detailed analysis of bottlenecks and constraint for optimising mature assets during the operational and decommissioning stages.

We provide a range of performance forecasting software products building on traditional RAM analysis methodologies, but with additional advanced features and capabilities with focus on the oil and gas industry. This enables you to predict and understand your plant performance and identify areas for improvement.

By combining your understanding of the system and performance forecasting simulations, you will be able to derive the true quantifiable benefits likely to result from adopting a particular strategy.

Comprehensive, operational risk and QHSE management solution

Synergi Life is a comprehensive, operational risk management solution implemented in close to 200 organisations globally in energy, industry, transport and health sectors. Synergi Life is used in 20 languages, in 150 countries by more than 500,000 users.

Synergi Life incorporates years’ worth of invaluable experience in HSEQ from leading companies within oil and gas, transportation, the processing industry and the public health sector. The application provides companies with the ability to share and rollup data across complex, multi-layered organisations, allowing them to recognise trends and ensure compliance with requirements. Synergi Life reduces costs by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the operational risk and incident management processes.

Synergi Life is a module-based solution designed to meet the demands from both reactive indicators and proactive initiatives. This has led us to develop optional modules for incident management, quality management, environmental management, risk management, insurance, claims and fines management, performance management, audit, inspection and assessment management.

These modules can be used as standalone solutions, or in combination to fit the exact client needs. It is the combinations of several modules that contribute to a total risk and QHSE management solution.

Pipeline integrity management software

Take control from well to terminal with Synergi Pipeline, the software that enables safe and efficient pipeline integrity management, operations, documents risk, and gives a clear overview of the integrity of pipelines, components and tanks.

Synergi Pipeline manages integrity and risk of the entire infrastructure of pipelines and facilities (using RBI), and is equally fit for transport lines, in-field installations, transmission lines and flowlines. Synergi Pipeline is used by customers operating complete oil infrastructures from well to downstream terminal and gas transportation networks, onshore as well as offshore.

Integrity decision makers can manage, track and act based on real-time situation map, risk matrix and risk ranking. Users can easily track hotspots, predict corrosion and plan inspections, maintenance and renewal activities. Synergi Pipeline offers continuous risk documentation with full traceability of integrity decisions.

Risk and reliability analysis

By understanding the risks and production pattern of your process plant or offshore unit, you can make effective decisions to design and operate your asset in the best manner for improved safety and performance.

Consequence and quantitative risk analysis

Phast and Safeti provide a complete, integrated software platform for quantified risk analysis of process plants. It comprises of Phast’s validated consequence modelling of discharge, dispersion and flammable, explosive and toxic effects. Safeti combines these with population, ignition, transportation routes, weather probabilities and an array of vulnerability capabilities. Safeti software package allows the analyst to measure and then manage risks arising from process plant hazards at all stages of a plant’s lifecycle from conceptual design through to decommissioning.

Advanced reliability, availability and maintainability

Reliability, availability and maintainability (RAM) analysis is a crucial tool in designing and analysing the performance of your operations. Maros and Taro are software tools specifically designed to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry. This allows you to model even the most complex process system and to see clearly what is required to improve its performance.

As a general purpose systems design tool it is currently used in a wide range of applications including chemicals, manufacturing, power generation and distribution.

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Live QRA View Transforms Offshore Risk Metrics

With DNV GL's new game-changing Safeti Offshore Viewer, operators can view QRAs live, supporting more efficient, safer and reliable operations.

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The hydraulic characteristics, and system response to demands and supplies, of natural gas pipelines are substantially different from the flow characteristics of electric transmission systems.

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Improving Business Performance using Seveso Directives

The Seveso Directive underwent minor revisions following the Bhopal incident and an incident at Basel, which resulted in major environmental damage. In the early 1990s, the directive was subject to a fundamental review by the European Commission.

15 November 2015

Modelling of the Progression of an Offshore Hydrocarbon Release Accident

This paper considers the range of parameters which may have to be varied in order to carry out an analysis which accounts for the very large number of combinations and undertakes a detailed consequence analysis for each.

9 November 2015

Modelling of the Progression of an Offshore Hydrocarbon Release Accident

Quantitative Risk Analysis remains one of the main tools available to understand the different consequences that might follow activities on offshore installations.

22 January 2015


The hydraulic characteristics, and system response to demands and supplies, of natural gas pipelines are substantially different from the flow characteristics of electric transmission systems.

23 October 2014

A Consequence Based Assessment Method/Software Model to Facilitate the Safe Location and Design of Occupied Buildings on or In Close Proximity to Process Facilities

Ensuring the safe location and design of occupied buildings (permanent or temporary) is high on the agenda of key stakeholders - industry, regulators, and the workforce, not to mention members of the public who have a vested interest in the area.

17 June 2014

An Assessment of the Consequences of Explosions in Confined Spaces

Major accidents such as Buncefield, Texas City and, more recently, at the Amuay refinery in Punto Fijo Venezuela, all of which have resulted in large explosions, have focused attention on assessing the effects of vapour cloud explosions (VCEs) on assets, such as buildings and process equipment, as well as people.

12 December 2013

RAM Analysis on Floating Production Storage and Offloading Vessels – FPSOS

RAM analysis has been assisting all the major oil and gas companies predict the performance of assets during all stages of the lifecycle, from the conceptual phase to decommissioning of the plant.

21 February 2013

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3 March 2016

With DNV GL's new game-changing Safeti Offshore Viewer, operators can view QRAs live, supporting more efficient, safer and reliable operations.

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1 March 2016

With profit margins under pressure, oil and gas companies are focused on getting more out of existing assets while significantly reducing capital expenditure.

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21 September 2015

Wah Kwong is a leading provider of maritime transport in the bulk carrier, tanker and LPG segments, operating a current fleet of 26 vessels, with nine more new-builds on the way.

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5 August 2015

With DNV GL's new release of the Synergi Pipeline Simulator, the worldwide leader in transient flow simulation for both liquid and gas pipelines, the software has taken a leap forward.

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11 May 2015

What type of Risk Based Inspection (RBI) methodology should you choose for your asset? Should you consider an alternative RBI methodology?

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28 January 2015

In the oil and gas process industries, accurate simulation and assessment of logistics operations are essential to improve efficiency. With the latest release of DNV GL's Maros software for reliability, availability and maintainability, a new and more powerful simulation engine can model the full supply chain in a RAM study.

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17 May 2013

Structured and analytical risk management has direct effects on a company's ability to build a competitive advantage. In order to support organisations with one complete solution for managing operational, project and enterprise risk, DNV Software has now incorporated the risk management tool EasyRisk Manager with the Synergi Life risk and QHSE-management solution. It provides a real time snapshot of a company's risk picture.

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26 October 2012

DNV Software is pleased to announce the release of the new RAM analysis product Maros Lite. Maros Lite now brings RAM analysis to a much wider market, empowering users to attain best return on investment with fast, informed and effective decisions on the performance of a single unit process industry asset.

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