Welcome to Sutton Technical Books. We provide books, ebooks, videos, checklists, blogs and safety moments for managers, engineers and executives in the process and energy industries including chemicals, oil refining, offshore oil and gas and pipelines. Our goal is to provide practical information that will help you design and operate facilities that are safe, efficient and in compliance with rules and regulations.
We have just released the Module ‘Storage Tanks in the Process and Energy Industries’. It consists of the following:
Further information is available here. The module can be downloaded here.
|Fundamentals of PSM||
Process Safety Management (PSM) is a management system for controlling industrial processes that handle large quantities of hazardous and flammable chemicals.
|Lowest Level of Risk (BSEE)||
As part of its Well Control Rule BSEE appears to have made a major change in the manner in which offshore risk is to be managed. Section 250.107(a)(3) states,
|Pig Launching and Retrieving||Pipeline pigs (also known as 'scrapers' and 'tools') are widely used to clean piping, to provide a buffer between two liquids and to inspect the integrity of the line (using 'smart pigs'). Whatever…||Read More|
Storage tanks are widely used in the process industries to store liquids that are below their boiling point at atmospheric temperature (some tanks may be insulated and they may have heating or cool