|Document ID (ISN)||56958|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0260-9576 - Loss Prevention Bulletin
|Convention or series no.
||Large property damage losses in the hydrocarbon chemical process industries: A thirty year review
||June 1991, No.99, p.1-30. Illus.
||A series of three articles covering the hundred largest losses in the last thirty years. Following an introductory article describing the criteria for inclusion and major causes for concern, the losses are described and reviewed under the following headings: refineries, petrochemical plants, gas processing plants, terminals and miscellaneous. The trended (adjusted for inflation) value of the loss caused by each accident is given with a short description of the incident. A concluding article interprets the results and identifies trends and implications for the chemical and process industries.
||chemical industry; major hazards; fire, explosions
||chemical plant; gas explosions; petrochemical industry; economic aspects; petroleum refining; accident descriptions
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards