Monthly Archives: January 2014

Factors to Consider When Assessing Safety Integrity Level

The occurrence of catastrophic overfill incidents in recent years has made improving safety a mission-critical requirement for all process industries. To do this, one needs to first understand the hazards that these types of processes pose, and what can be … Continue reading

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The Role of Safety Instrumented Systems in Industrial Process Systems

Mitigating the risk of catastrophic overfill incidents in processes that contain materials that are flammable or toxic is a top priority for all process industries today. To do this, one needs to first understand the hazards that these types of … Continue reading

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Safety Integrity Level (SIL): What You Need to Know About SIL to Protect Your People and Your Processes

In the wake of catastrophic incidents such as the Bhopal disaster in India, the BP explosion in Texas City, TX and the Buncefield Petrol Depot explosion in the UK, safety has become a top priority for industrial companies running critical processes … Continue reading

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NACE MRO175 Recommended Practice: Assuring Compliance in Sour Service Applications

Due to the hazardous nature of sour service applications, which contain hydrogen sulfide (H2S), the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) has issued a standard recommended practice that includes minimum requirements to resist sulfide stress cracking. While not mandatory, many … Continue reading

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