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Document ID (ISN)68677
CIS number 97-607
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1242-2
Year 1996
Convention or series no. OTH 94 450
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Kuwait Scientific Mission - Volume 1: Mission Overview, July 1992
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. 77p. Illus. 1 ref. Price: GBP 40.00.
Abstract This report describes a project to collect data on the characteristics of real hydrocarbon fires burning in the oil fields of Kuwait during 1991. An introduction to oil industry fire hazards is presented followed by descriptions of the oil well fires in Kuwait and the fire monitoring and data collection activities. Comprehensive, but uninterpreted, data for seven jet fires are provided.
Descriptors (primary) Kuwait; petroleum and natural gas industry; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) fire behaviour
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Petroleum and natural gas industry