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  • A Guide to the Legal Framework of the PSM Standard for ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 30, 2013
    A Guide to the Legal Framework of the Process Safety Management Standard for Engineers By Christopher J. Cunio, Esq. and Georges A. Melhem, Ph.D. The...
  • A Prudent Approach to Revalidating Process Hazard Analysis

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 1, 2014
    The Chemical Process Industry (CPI) has long recognized the necessity of periodically revalidating Process Hazard Analyses (PHAs), such as Hazard and...
  • A Systematic Approach to Relief System Evaluation

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 30, 2013
    Managing the lifecycle of relief and flare systems data is complex and fraught with challenges and risks, whether the work is performed internally or...
  • Bhopal 30 Years Later

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 29, 2015
    On the early morning of December 3rd 1984 a large release of methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas occurred in a pesticide production plant located in Bhopal,...
  • Can Fire Suppressants Promote Ignition? A Study Of HFC-125 ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 30, 2013
    C 2 HF 5 (HFC-125,) and C 3 HF 7 (HFC-227ea or FM-200) have gained considerable acceptance in the field of fire protection, especially after the...
  • Can I Use My Cooling Water Header As a Relief Device?

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 27, 2015
    According to current industry practice, a heat exchanger tube rupture scenario is considered when the design pressure or maximum possible system...
  • Carbon Capture Ready Heavy Oil Extraction and Upgrading

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 3, 2012
    Carbon dioxide emissions from heavy oil production are typically higher than that of producing conventional crudes. Ultimately, carbon dioxide...
  • Case Studies in Process Safety: Lessons Learned From ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    May 1, 2013
    Abstract Software often plays a significant role in the safety of complex systems such as those used in the chemical processing and energy production...