August 2007

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HP Impact: HPImpact: New API refinery guidelines focus on portable buildings

The American Petroleum Institute (API), the national trade association of the US oil and natural gas industry, has issued a new recommended practice that provides guidance for reducing the risk to per..

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The American Petroleum Institute (API), the national trade association of the US oil and natural gas industry, has issued a new recommended practice that provides guidance for reducing the risk to personnel located in portable buildings from potential explosion, fire and toxic release hazards. Recommended Practice 753 ("Management of Hazards Associated with Location of Process Plant Portable Buildings") was developed in response to new data and information about the use of trailers at refineries, including information gained from the investigation of the August 2005 Texas City refinery tragedy. Industry experts, assisted by API staff, developed the recommended practice after compiling

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