Introduction to Consequence Analysis (CS045A)

Introduction to Consequence Analysis

is e-learn course provides you with the knowledge of the various consequences of pipeline failure scenarios including the impact on people, the environment, infrastructure and the business itself.

This technical course has been authored by our industry expert and is designed to offer you with just-in-time knowledge related to pipeline integrity management. The courses can be studied as part of your learning journey, or used as a reference library.

Your course at a glance


Course Availability

Available to access online 24/7



Estimated 60 minutes



Study on-demand at your own pace



Awareness level


Competency Standards

Satisfies the learning requirement for
Consequence Analysis CS045A


What you will get

Completion E-badge, plus informal
Continued Professional Development hours

What you will learn

In this technical course you will gain insight into:

- Concept of 'high consequence areas' and use of pipeline segmentation in qualitative consequence of failure (CoF) analysis
- Concept of failure scenarios, hazard zones, receptors and consequential damage for onshore/offshore pipelines and different products
- Qualitative and quantitative methods of consequential damage assessment following pipeline failure
- Comparison of consequence 'costs' along pipelines and across networks

Meet your Subject Matter Expert

Simon Slater

Ian Diggory

Ian Diggory is the Principal Consultant at ROSEN(UK). Over 40 years in the oil and gas industry, mainly working on risk models. Joined the industry as an acoustics consultant at British Gas’ Engineering Research Station, following 5 years research into environmental noise. Studied physics and mathematics at university, followed by postgraduate studies in nuclear structure and cosmic ray physics. Published papers on a range of topics from antiprotons in cosmic rays, to traffic noise through to machine learning.