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  • A Leader's Tactical Approach to Influence Changes in ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 11:15am-11:45am
    Following the Texas City disaster and the subsequent publishing of “Failure to Learn”, many companies were awakened to the idea that their top...
  • Equations for Flammability Parameters, Pmax and KG

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 11:15am-11:45am
    The maximum pressure of gas combustion, P max , and the deflagration index, K G ,are very important flammability parameters that are used for risk...
  • Relief Systems Design: Simplifying Assumptions Gone Wrong

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 11:15am-11:45am
    The process of evaluating an entire facility’s relief and flare systems design can be extremely time consuming and costly. In most cases, simplifying...
  • Impact of DDT on FPSO Explosion Risk Assessment

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 10:45am-11:15am
    In recent explosion accidents on onshore petrochemical facilities, it has been concluded that a deflagration-to-detonation-transition (DDT) took...
  • Perspectives on Ragagep

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 10:45am-11:15am
    Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practice or RAGAGEP is a fundamental building block of OSHA's PSM standard. OSHA has announced...
  • What Should Leaders be Held Accountable for When It Comes to ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 10:45am-11:15am
    What should leaders be held accountable for when it comes to PSM Performance? Accountability is much easier to describe than to create or instill...