The Investigation of Risk Management at the Stage of Construction with Interpretive Structural Modeling method (Case Study: Yazd-Naein Oil Pipeline Construction Project)

Document Type : Research Article


1 Ph.D. Candidate in Civil Engineering- Construction Engineering and Management, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj Branch, Sanandaj, Iran.

2 Assistant Prof., Department of Management, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj Branch, Sanandaj, Iran.

3 Assistant Prof., Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran.


Recognizing the nature of risks effectively on oil projects is an important issue in the risk management of companies such as the Iranian Oil Pipeline and Telecommunication Company. This study aims at identifying risks and extracting the structure of relationships between critical risks of the Yazd-Naein oil pipeline construction project using Interpretative Structural Modeling (ISM) to help the pillars of the project. To do this, using different techniques, first, the critical risks of the project are identified and prioritized, and then using ISM, the reciprocal relationships between risks and their effectiveness on each other are recognized. This study has attempted to make a more realistic comprehension for confrontation with non-security caused by the risks of the Yazd-Naein oil pipeline construction project using ISM. The results showed that sanctions risk on project has to be concentrated by risk management since it has the highest effect on other risks and the least affectability from them. Also, since the opinion of experts has been used in this study, in the case of using in similar projects, it is expected that the implementation of the mentioned structure may positively and significantly influence the achievement of project goals such as cost, time, project scope, quality and sanitation, security and environment.


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