An Insightful Guide to Avoiding Offshore Oil- and Gas-Industry Disaster
Designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining offshore oil and gas industry equipment and systems can sometimes result in accidents, injuries, and other serious problems. Safety and Reliability in the Oil and Gas Industry: A Practical Approach focuses on oil and gas industry equipment reliability, offers useful and up-to-date information on the subject,and covers in a single volume the most common safety and reliability engineering issues in the oil and gas industry. The book introduces the latest developments in the area, and provides relevant methods and approaches. It also presents important aspects of various case studies on major accidents in the oil and gas industry, and considers human factors that contribute to accidents and fatalities in the area of oil and gas.
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Safety and Reliability in the Oil and Gas Industry: A Practical Approachcovers important aspects of safety in the offshore oil and gas industry. A reference designed with engineering professionals in mind, this book can also be used in oil- and gas-industry-related courses, and serves as a guide for anyone concerned with safety and reliability in the area of oil and gas.
Introduction. Basic Mathematical Concepts. Safety and Reliability Basics. Methods for Performing Safety and Reliability Analyses in the Oil and Gas Industry. Safety in Offshore Oil and Gas Industry. Case Studies of Oil Tanker Spill-Related Accidents and Oil Tanker Spill Analysis. Human Factors Contribution to Accidents in the Oil and Gas Industry and Fatalities in the Industry. Case Studies of Maintenance Influence on Major Accidents in Oil and Gas Industry and Safety Instrumented Systems and Their Spurious Activation in Oil and Gas Industry. Oil and Gas Industry Accident Data and Accident Data Analysis. Oil and Gas Industry Equipment Reliability. Mathematical Models for Performing Safety and Reliability Analyses in Oil and Gas Industry. Appendix.