This report presents an approach applicable to the classification of upstream and downstream petroleum facilities by consideration of the individual point source procedure, as described in Chapter 5 of the IP Model Code of Safe Practice Part 15. ISBN 978-0-85293-238-4 Nov1998
This guidance document is intended to assist those in the UK comply with the statutory Electricity at Work Regulations (1989) and petroleum storage legislation, with regard to electrical design and installation regarding to the storage and dispensing of LPG and/or CNG as an automotive fuel.
This title is essential reading for designers, managers, engineers and consultants responsible for the design and specification of safe electrical equipment for petroleum, petrochemical and similar installations handling flammable fluids.
The guidance given in this Code is applicable internationally to installations in processing, distribution, production and retail sectors. It applies dispersion modelling to the calculation of hazard radii, taking into account variables such as pressure of release and the effect of mist or spray formation.
Essential reading for process safety engineers, safety advisors, designers, emergency planners or others with responsibility for fire and explosion hazard management to meet the pertinent requirements of the European Seveso II Directive, whether sites are classified lower or upper tier.