Process Safety in Upstream Oil and Gas

Process Safety in Upstream Oil and Gas
Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2021-04-06
ISBN 10: 111962004X
ISBN 13: 9781119620044
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Process Safety in Upstream Oil and Gas Book Review:

The book makes the case for process safety and provides a brief overviews of the upstream industry and of CCPS Risk Based Process Safety. The majority of the book focuses on the concepts of implementing process safety in wells, onshore, offshore, and projects. Topics include Overview of Upstream Operations; Overview of Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS); Application of RBPS in Drilling, Completions, Work-Overs & Interventions, Application of RBPS in Onshore Production, Application of RBPS in Offshore Production, Application of RBPS to Engineering Design, Installation, and Construction, Future Developments in the Field

Fundamentals of Process Safety Engineering

Fundamentals of Process Safety Engineering
Author: Samarendra Kumar Biswas,Umesh Mathur,Swapan Kumar Hazra
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 498
Release: 2021-08-16
ISBN 10: 100042457X
ISBN 13: 9781000424577
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Process Safety Engineering Book Review:

This textbook covers the essential aspects of process safety engineering in a practical and comprehensive manner. It provides readers with an understanding of process safety hazards in the refining and petrochemical industries and how to manage them in a reliable and professional manner. It covers the most important concepts: static electricity, intensity of thermal radiation, thermodynamics of fluid phase equilibria, boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion (BLEVE), emission source models, hazard identification methods, risk control and methods for achieving manufacturing excellence while also focusing on safety. Extensive case studies are included. Aimed at senior undergraduate and graduate chemical engineering students and practicing engineers, this book covers process safety principles and engineering practice authoritatively, with comprehensive examples: • Fundamentals, methods, and procedures for the industrial practice of process safety engineering. • The thermodynamic fundamentals and computational methods for release rates from ruptures in pipelines, vessels, and relief valves. • Fundamentals of static electricity hazards and their mitigation. • Quantitative assessment of fires and explosions. • Principles of dispersion calculations for toxic or flammable gases and vapors. • Methods of qualitative and quantitative risk assessment and control.

Introduction to Process Safety for Undergraduates and Engineers

Introduction to Process Safety for Undergraduates and Engineers
Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2016-06-27
ISBN 10: 1118949501
ISBN 13: 9781118949504
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Process Safety for Undergraduates and Engineers Book Review:

Familiarizes the student or an engineer new to process safety with the concept of process safety management Serves as a comprehensive reference for Process Safety topics for student chemical engineers and newly graduate engineers Acts as a reference material for either a stand-alone process safety course or as supplemental materials for existing curricula Includes the evaluation of SACHE courses for application of process safety principles throughout the standard Ch.E. curricula in addition to, or as an alternative to, adding a new specific process safety course Gives examples of process safety in design

More Incidents That Define Process Safety

More Incidents That Define Process Safety
Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2019-10-11
ISBN 10: 1119561434
ISBN 13: 9781119561439
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

More Incidents That Define Process Safety Book Review:

More Incidents that Define Process Safety book describes over 50 incidents which have had a significant impact on the chemical industry as well as the basic elements of process safety. Each incident is presented in sufficient detail to gain an understanding of root causes for the event with a focus on lessons learned and the impact the incident had on process safety. Incidents are grouped by incident type including Reactive chemical; Fires; Explosions; Environmental/toxic releases; and Transportation incidents. The book also covers incidents from other industries that illustrate the safety management elements. The book builds on the first volume and adds incidents from China, India, Italy and Japan. Further at the time the first volume was being written, CCPS was developing a new generation of process safety management elements that were presented as risk based process safety; these elements are addressed in the incidents covered.

Guidelines for Engineering Design for Process Safety

Guidelines for Engineering Design for Process Safety
Author: American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Center for Chemical Process Safety
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2012-04-10
ISBN 10: 0470767723
ISBN 13: 9780470767726
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guidelines for Engineering Design for Process Safety Book Review:

This updated version of one of the most popular and widely used CCPS books provides plant design engineers, facility operators, and safety professionals with key information on selected topics of interest. The book focuses on process safety issues in the design of chemical, petrochemical, and hydrocarbon processing facilities. It discusses how to select designs that can prevent or mitigate the release of flammable or toxic materials, which could lead to a fire, explosion, or environmental damage. Key areas to be enhanced in the new edition include inherently safer design, specifically concepts for design of inherently safer unit operations and Safety Instrumented Systems and Layer of Protection Analysis. This book also provides an extensive bibliography to related publications and topic-specific information, as well as key information on failure modes and potential design solutions.

Risk Management in the Oil and Gas Industry

Risk Management in the Oil and Gas Industry
Author: Gerardo Portela Da Ponte Jr
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2021-06-09
ISBN 10: 0128236272
ISBN 13: 9780128236277
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Risk Management in the Oil and Gas Industry Book Review:

Risk Management in the Oil and Gas Industry: Offshore and Onshore Concepts and Case Studies delivers the concepts, strategies and good practices of offshore and onshore safety engineering that are applicable to petroleum engineering and immediately surrounding industries. Guided by the strategic risk management line, this reference organizes steps in order of importance and priority that should be given to the themes in the practical exercise of risk management activities, from the conceptual and design phase to operational and crisis management situations. Each chapter is packed with practical case studies, lessons learned, exercises, and review questions. The reference also touches on the newest techniques, including liquefied natural gas (cryogenics) operations and computer simulations that contemplate the influence of human behavior. Critical for both the new and experienced engineer, this book gives the best didactic tool to perform operations safely and effectively. Helps readers by presenting practical case studies and exercises that are included in every chapter Presents an understanding on how to approach and apply best practices specific to the oil and gas industry, both offshore and onshore Provides the knowledge needed to gain new techniques in computer simulation and human factors to apply to various sectors of the industry, including subsea and refineries

Health Safety and Environmental Management in Offshore and Petroleum Engineering

Health  Safety  and Environmental Management in Offshore and Petroleum Engineering
Author: Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2016-05-02
ISBN 10: 1119221846
ISBN 13: 9781119221845
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Health Safety and Environmental Management in Offshore and Petroleum Engineering Book Review:

This book shares the technical knowhow in the field of health, safety and environmental management, as applied to oil and gas industries and explains concepts through a simple and straightforward approach Provides an overview of health, safety and environmental (HSE) management as applied to offshore and petroleum engineering Covers the fundamentals of HSE and demonstrates its practical application Includes industry case studies and examples based on the author's experiences in both academia and oil and gas industries Presents recent research results Includes tutorials and exercises

Methods in Chemical Process Safety

Methods in Chemical Process Safety
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 454
Release: 2020-06-26
ISBN 10: 0128218258
ISBN 13: 9780128218259
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Methods in Chemical Process Safety Book Review:

Methods in Chemical Process Safety, Volume Four focuses on the process of learning from experience, including elements of process safety management, human factors in the chemical process industries, and the regulation of chemical process safety, including current approaches. Users will find this book to be an informative tool and user manual for process safety for a variety of professionals with this new release focusing on Advanced Methods of Risk Assessment and Management, Logic Based Methods for Dynamic Risk Assessment, Bayesian Methods for Dynamic Risk Assessment, Data Driven Methods, Rare Event Risk Assessment, Risk Management and Multi Criteria, and much more. Helps acquaint the reader/researcher with the fundamentals of process safety Provides the most recent advancements and contributions on the topic from a practical point-of-view Presents users with the views/opinions of experts in each topic Includes a selection of authors who are leading researchers and/or practitioners for each given topic

Introduction to Petroleum Process Safety

Introduction to Petroleum Process Safety
Author: Chidi Venantius Efobi
Publsiher: Partridge Publishing Singapore
Total Pages: 148
Release: 2020-07-23
ISBN 10: 1543759343
ISBN 13: 9781543759341
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Petroleum Process Safety Book Review:

Process safety is a blend of engineering and management systems and covers how major hazards arising from process industries are identified, assessed and controlled. This book introduces the basics of process safety from concept selection, design through operation and maintenance in the petroleum industry. It is invaluable for undergraduate students of safety engineering and loss prevention engineers in the hydrocarbon industry.

Process Safety for Engineers

Process Safety for Engineers
Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2022-04-12
ISBN 10: 1119831008
ISBN 13: 9781119831006
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Process Safety for Engineers Book Review:

Process Safety for Engineers Familiarizes an engineer new to process safety with the concept of process safety management In this significantly revised second edition of Process Safety for Engineers: An Introduction, CCPS delivers a comprehensive book showing how Process Safety concepts are used to reduce operational risks. Students, new engineers, and others new to process safety will benefit from this book. In this updated edition, each chapter begins with a detailed incident case study, provides steps that help address issues, and contains problem sets which can be assigned to students. The second edition covers: Process Safety: including an overview of CCPS’ Risk Based Process Safety Hazards: specifically fire and explosion, reactive chemical, and toxicity Design considerations for hazard control: including Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis Management of operational risk: including management of change In addition, the book presents how Process Safety performance is monitored and sustained. The associated online resources are linked to the latest online CCPS resources and lectures.

Conduct of Operations and Operational Discipline

Conduct of Operations and Operational Discipline
Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2011-12-28
ISBN 10: 9781118029190
ISBN 13: 1118029194
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Conduct of Operations and Operational Discipline Book Review:

Process safety management (PSM) systems are only as effective as the day-to-day ability of the organization to rigorously execute system requirements correctly every time. The failure of just one person in completing a job task correctly just one time can unfortunately lead to serious injuries and potentially catastrophic incidents. In fact, the design, implementation, and daily execution of PSM systems are all dependent on workers at all levels in the organization doing their job tasks correctly every time. High levels of Operational Discipline, therefore, help ensure strong PSM performance and overall operational excellence. This book details management practices which help ensure rigor in executing process safety programs in order to prevent major accidents.

Introduction to Oil and Gas Operational Safety

Introduction to Oil and Gas Operational Safety
Author: Wise Global Training Ltd
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2014-12-05
ISBN 10: 1317911326
ISBN 13: 9781317911326
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Oil and Gas Operational Safety Book Review:

Aligned directly to the NEBOSH syllabus, this book covers the breadth and depth of oil and gas operational safety. This book guides the reader through the principles of how to manage operational risks, carefully conveying a technical subject in a clear, concise manner that readers will find comfortable to read and understand. Written in full colour by a highly experienced team who have many years’ experience within the field, this book is undoubtedly an essential tool to enhance your understanding of operational safety within the oil and gas industry.

Process Safety Management

Process Safety Management
Author: Chitram Lutchman,Douglas Evans,Rohanie Maharaj,Ramesh Sharma
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 244
Release: 2013-07-03
ISBN 10: 1466553618
ISBN 13: 9781466553613
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Process Safety Management Book Review:

The continued prevalence of major incidents (most recently the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill) and preponderance of workplace fatalities and injuries as well as Process Safety Management (PSM) Incidents, globally, begs the question: why do incidents continue to occur in today’s technologically advanced era? More importantly, with 80-85 percent of incidents being repeated, the more obvious questions are: Why do organizations fail to learn from prior incidents internal to the business? Why do organizations fail to learn from their peers and other same industry players? Why do organizations fail to learn from the incidents and experiences of other industries? Process Safety Management: Leveraging Networks and Communities of Practice for Continuous Improvement provides a road map organizations can use to identify and setup critical networks for preventing catastrophic incidents and for sharing knowledge in an organized manner within the organization to enhance business performance. The book helps organizations establish centers of excellence by activating networks for generating best practices and practical solutions to workplace business, and safety challenges. The book covers the full range of activation of networks including identifying members, defining goals and objectives, and prioritizing work through leadership and stewardship of networks. It addresses all elements of effective safety management and includes simple, easy-to-follow processes that bring about lasting changes to workplace safety. It also highlights the health and safety needs of both Generation X and Generation Y who currently inherit the workplace but are very different in learning behaviors and experience levels. In a thin margins business environment characterized by scarce resources, operational discipline and excellence drives stakeholder confidence and corporate performance. Detailing the practical application of tested principles and practices, this book provides a simple path forward for organizations to recognize the benefits of networks and to proactively establish and support them within organizations to generate continuous and sustained improvement in work practices, procedures, and business performance.

Guidelines for Integrating Process Safety into Engineering Projects

Guidelines for Integrating Process Safety into Engineering Projects
Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2018-12-11
ISBN 10: 1118795075
ISBN 13: 9781118795071
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guidelines for Integrating Process Safety into Engineering Projects Book Review:

There is much industry guidance on implementing engineering projects and a similar amount of guidance on Process Safety Management (PSM). However, there is a gap in transferring the key deliverables from the engineering group to the operations group, where PSM is implemented. This book provides the engineering and process safety deliverables for each project phase along with the impacts to the project budget, timeline and the safety and operability of the delivered equipment.

Introduction to Process Safety for Undergraduates and Engineers

Introduction to Process Safety for Undergraduates and Engineers
Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2016-06-30
ISBN 10: 1119241251
ISBN 13: 9781119241256
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Process Safety for Undergraduates and Engineers Book Review:

Familiarizes the student or an engineer new to process safety with the concept of process safety management Serves as a comprehensive reference for Process Safety topics for student chemical engineers and newly graduate engineers Acts as a reference material for either a stand-alone process safety course or as supplemental materials for existing curricula Includes the evaluation of SACHE courses for application of process safety principles throughout the standard Ch.E. curricula in addition to, or as an alternative to, adding a new specific process safety course Gives examples of process safety in design

Oil and Gas Processing Equipment

Oil and Gas Processing Equipment
Author: G. Unnikrishnan
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 138
Release: 2020-09-15
ISBN 10: 1000174239
ISBN 13: 9781000174236
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Oil and Gas Processing Equipment Book Review:

Oil and gas industries apply several techniques for assessing and mitigating the risks that are inherent in its operations. In this context, the application of Bayesian Networks (BNs) to risk assessment offers a different probabilistic version of causal reasoning. Introducing probabilistic nature of hazards, conditional probability and Bayesian thinking, it discusses how cause and effect of process hazards can be modelled using BNs and development of large BNs from basic building blocks. Focus is on development of BNs for typical equipment in industry including accident case studies and its usage along with other conventional risk assessment methods. Aimed at professionals in oil and gas industry, safety engineering, risk assessment, this book Brings together basics of Bayesian theory, Bayesian Networks and applications of the same to process safety hazards and risk assessment in the oil and gas industry Presents sequence of steps for setting up the model, populating the model with data and simulating the model for practical cases in a systematic manner Includes a comprehensive list on sources of failure data and tips on modelling and simulation of large and complex networks Presents modelling and simulation of loss of containment of actual equipment in oil and gas industry such as Separator, Storage tanks, Pipeline, Compressor and risk assessments Discusses case studies to demonstrate the practicability of use of Bayesian Network in routine risk assessments

Safety and Health for Engineers

Safety and Health for Engineers
Author: Roger L. Brauer
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 678
Release: 2022-08-18
ISBN 10: 1119802318
ISBN 13: 9781119802310
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Safety and Health for Engineers Book Review:

SAFETY AND HEALTH FOR ENGINEERS A comprehensive resource for making products, facilities, processes, and operations safe for workers, users, and the public Ensuring the health and safety of individuals in the workplace is vital on an interpersonal level but is also crucial to limiting the liability of companies in the event of an onsite injury. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported over 4,700 fatal work injuries in the United States in 2020, most frequently in transportation-related incidents. The same year, approximately 2.7 million workplace injuries and illnesses were reported by private industry employers. According to the National Safety Council, the cost in lost wages, productivity, medical and administrative costs is close to 1.2 trillion dollars in the US alone. It is imperative—by law and ethics—for engineers and safety and health professionals to drive down these statistics by creating a safe workplace and safe products, as well as maintaining a safe environment. Safety and Health for Engineers is considered the gold standard for engineers in all specialties, teaching an understanding of many components necessary to achieve safe workplaces, products, facilities, and methods to secure safety for workers, users, and the public. Each chapter offers information relevant to help safety professionals and engineers in the achievement of the first canon of professional ethics: to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. The textbook examines the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition and control, the human element, and techniques to manage safety decisions. In doing so, it covers the primary safety essentials necessary for certification examinations for practitioners. Readers of the fourth edition of Safety and Health for Engineers readers will also find: Updates to all chapters, informed by research and references gathered since the last publication The most up-to-date information on current policy, certifications, regulations, agency standards, and the impact of new technologies, such as wearable technology, automation in transportation, and artificial intelligence New international information, including U.S. and foreign standards agencies, professional societies, and other organizations worldwide Expanded sections with real-world applications, exercises, and 164 case studies An extensive list of references to help readers find more detail on chapter contents A solution manual available to qualified instructors Safety and Health for Engineers is an ideal textbook for courses in safety engineering around the world in undergraduate or graduate studies, or in professional development learning. It also is a useful reference for professionals in engineering, safety, health, and associated fields who are preparing for credentialing examinations in safety and health.

Handbook of Fire Explosion Protection Engineering Principles for Oil Gas Chemical Related Facilities

Handbook of Fire   Explosion Protection Engineering Principles for Oil  Gas  Chemical    Related Facilities
Author: Dennis P. Nolan
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 310
Release: 1996-12-31
ISBN 10: 0815517521
ISBN 13: 9780815517528
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Fire Explosion Protection Engineering Principles for Oil Gas Chemical Related Facilities Book Review:

The security and economic stability of many nations and multinational oil companies are highly dependent on the safe and uninterrupted operation of their oil, gas and chemical facilities. One of the most critical impacts that can occur to these operations are fires and explosions from accidental or political incidents. This publication is intended as a general engineering handbook and reference guideline for those personnel involved with fire and explosion protection aspects of critical hydrocarbon facilities. Design guidelines and specifications of major, small and independent oil companies as well as information from engineering firms and published industry references have been reviewed to assist in its preparation. Some of the latest published practices and research into fire and explosions have also been mentioned.

Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
Author: William Lyons,Gary J Plisga, BS,Michael Lorenz
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 1822
Release: 2015-12-08
ISBN 10: 0123838479
ISBN 13: 9780123838476
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Book Review:

Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, Third Edition, provides you with the best, state-of-the-art coverage for every aspect of petroleum and natural gas engineering. With thousands of illustrations and 1,600 information-packed pages, this handbook is a handy and valuable reference. Written by dozens of leading industry experts and academics, the book provides the best, most comprehensive source of petroleum engineering information available. Now in an easy-to-use single volume format, this classic is one of the true "must haves" in any petroleum or natural gas engineer's library. A classic for over 65 years, this book is the most comprehensive source for the newest developments, advances, and procedures in the oil and gas industry. New to this edition are materials covering everything from drilling and production to the economics of the oil patch. Updated sections include: underbalanced drilling; integrated reservoir management; and environmental health and safety. The sections on natural gas have been updated with new sections on natural gas liquefaction processing, natural gas distribution, and transport. Additionally there are updated and new sections on offshore equipment and operations, subsea connection systems, production control systems, and subsea control systems. Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, Third Edition, is a one-stop training tool for any new petroleum engineer or veteran looking for a daily practical reference. Presents new and updated sections in drilling and production Covers all calculations, tables, and equations for every day petroleum engineers Features new sections on today's unconventional resources and reservoirs

Process Safety Management and Human Factors

Process Safety Management and Human Factors
Author: Waddah S. Ghanem Al Hashmi
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 346
Release: 2020-11-13
ISBN 10: 0128181109
ISBN 13: 9780128181102
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Process Safety Management and Human Factors Book Review:

Process Safety Management and Human Factors: A Practitioner's Experiential Approach addresses human factors in process safety management (PSM) from a reflective learning approach. The book is written by engineers and technical specialists who spent the last 15-20 years of their professional career looking at behavioral-based safety, human factor research, and safety culture development in organizations. It is a fundamental resource for operational, technical and safety managers in high-risk industries who need to focus on personal and occupational safety management to prevent safety accidents. Real-life examples illustrate how a good, effective understanding of human factors supports PSM and positive impacts on accident occurrence. Covers the evolution and background of process safety management Shows how to integrate and augment process safety management with operational excellence and health, safety and environment management systems Focuses on human factors in process safety management Includes many real-life case studies from the collective experience of the book's authors