Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles
for Oil, Gas, Chemical and Related FacilitiesBy
- Dennis P. Nolan, Dr. Nolan is currently part of the Loss Prevention executive management staff of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), based at Abqaiq, site of some of the largest oil and gas operations in the world.
Hardbound, 340 Pages
Published: December 2010
Imprint: William Andrew
Introduction; Overview of Oil & Gas facilities; Philosophy of Protection Principles; Physical Properties of Hydrocarbons; Characteristics of Hydrocarbon Releases, Fires and Explosions; Historical survey of Fire and Explosion Incidents in the Hydrocarbon Industries; Risk Analysis; Segregation, Separation and Arrangement; Grading, Containment and Drainage Systems; Process Controls; Emergency Shutdown; Depressurization, Blowdown and Venting; Overpressure and Thermal Relief; Control of Ignition Sources; Elimination of Process Releases; Fire and Explosion Resistant Systems; Fire and Gas Detection and Alarm Systems; Evacuation; Methods of Fire Suppression; Special Locations, Facilities and Locations; Human Factors and Ergonomic Considerations