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Safety and Reliability in the Oil and Gas Industry

A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

By B.S. Dhillon

CRC Press

231 pages

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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 indus

Table of Contents

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.

About the Author

Dr. B.S. Dhillon is a professor of engineering management in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Ottawa, where he has served as a chairman/director of the mechanical engineering department/engineering management program for over 10 years. He is the founder of the probability distribution named Dhillon distribution/law/model, has published numerous articles, served on the editorial boards of 12 journals, and written 42 books. Professor Dhillon attended the University of Wales where he received a BS in electrical and electronic engineering and an MS in mechanical engineering. He received a Ph.D. in industrial engineering from the University of Windsor.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety
TEC031030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Fossil Fuels