Acid Release From Catalyst Tanks
- Type: Conference Presentation
- Conference Type:
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
- Presentation Date:
March 15, 2011
- Skill Level:
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This is the story of how the cumulative effects of several seemingly innocent changes to a catalyst system resulted in a near miss Process Safety incident. Several aspects will be discussed including cumulative effects of multiple changes to the system, identification of potential scenarios in safety reviews, and design of controls and alarms. Results from the root cause analysis and the lessons learned will be explained.