|Document ID (ISN)||107507|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0120-5684 - Protección y seguridad
|Convention or series no.
||Vargas M., Salazar J., Rondón D., Montaña J.
||Philosophy of protection of oil installations
||Filosofía de protección de instalaciones petroleras [in Spanish]|
||July-Aug.2007, Vol.53, No.314, p.46-51. Illus. 17 ref.
||This article addresses the issue of the hazards caused by atmospheric electrical discharges to existing oil installations and fuel storage sites, this natural phenomenon being one of the main causes of fire and damage to electronic control systems, resulting in major economic losses as well as fatalities and injuries among workers and neighbourhood populations. Contents: introduction and background; general aspects and mechanisms of the causes of damages and fires; integral protection system and risk reduction (external protection, internal protection, personal safety guide, alarm systems).
||lightning protection; lightning; petroleum and natural gas industry; storage tanks; fire hazards
||electric fields; earthing; comment on standard; alarm systems
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Colombia|
||Fire and explosions
Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Power generation and distribution
Mines and quarries
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
Petroleum and natural gas industry