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Fire and explosion modelling on offshore oil and gas platforms

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posted on 27.01.2011 by Jeni L. Lewthwaite
Incidents involving hydrocarbon fires and explosions present a major hazard to the workforce on offshore oil and gas platforms. Following the Piper Alpha Disaster in 1988, platform operators for the UK sector are required to submit safety cases for approval by the Health and Safety Executive. A key requirement of these safety cases is that the risks due to hazards associated with an accidental release of hydrocarbons has been demonstrated to be as low as reasonably practicable. [Continues.]

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School

  • Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Department

  • Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Publisher

© Jeni Louise Lewthwaite

Publication date

2006

Notes

A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.

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uk.bl.ethos.434073

Language

en

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