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Document ID (ISN)59629
CIS number 93-318
ISBN(s) 0-11-886308-8
Year 1991
Convention or series no. OTH 91-337
Health and Safety Executive
Title Pipeline and riser loss of containment study 1990 (PARLOC 90)
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. 100p. Price: GBP 20.00.
Abstract The purpose of this study was to update and improve confidence in the statistical information currently available to assess the frequency of loss of containment associated with operation of North Sea pipelines. Two databases were compiled: an incident database containing a description of each reported incident and data on the pipeline or lines affected; a pipeline database containing details of all North Sea pipelines. The collation and contents of the databases are described in detail along with their use in the assessment of factors affecting the frequency of incidents. In annex: glossary of terms.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; offshore oil extraction; safety analysis; piping
Descriptors (secondary) analysis of accident causes; report; glossary; computerized data bases; compilation of statistics
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Other equipment and plant
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Compressed gases and pressure vessels