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EPA issues advisory on safe design of LPG facilities

All piping, including flanges and flange bolting has to be aoi for cryogenic temperatures. You are not logged in. Join your peers on the Internet’s largest technical engineering professional community.

Your company needs to “declare” which spec you will be using. Storage tanks containing flammable liquids may also require secondary containment in accordance with NFPA 30 and possibly the spill prevention, control, and countermeasure SPCC regulations at 40 CFR Part and state or local regulations.

The Agency appears most concerned xpi this standard does not provide for the adequate spacing of equipment such as loading racks and storage tanks at natural gas processing plants.

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Download Now White Paper: View all resources on Risk Management. Close this window and log in. I appreciate your response. There are a group of spherical tanks each in the size of Ton LPG.


This is a farm of containers that located inside the refinery premises, and used to store the final 2510 before delivery to road tracks. The need for cryogenic design on piping is quite interesting and logical. Resources Digital Transformation may be defined in a number of different ways by analysts or enterprise software vendors.

Hi, I would ask ap help on interpretation of the right applicable standard for design demands. Can you please help on apl what is mandatory here according to USA regulation and is it possible that API excludes Excess flow valves from use? Red Flag This Post Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Log in to view your state’s edition. The advisory lists the following additional standards or guidance documents that may be applicable to 251a installations, natural gas processing plants, wells, and associated equipment: In addition, EHS managers can find the information to keep their departments competitive and efficient—an easy way to guarantee you are paying the right amount to retain hard-to-fill positions but not overpaying on others.

Interim Chemical Accident Prevention Advisory. The NFPA58 demands that the safety valves will be internal, and in that case they need to empty to “Gas Free” the vessel for each repair. The answer will to install Excess Flow valves. RadDatePicker Open the calendar popup. The Agency says that inspectors frequently determine compliance with the apk requirements of the CAA’s RMP 40 CFR 68 by determining if facilities have been designed according to good engineering practices contained in applicable industry codes and standards.


API also requires adequate spacing of equipment ai natural gas processing plants, parameters not addressed in NFPA Request Demo Free Trial.

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I found it somehow a “chain” of faulty design that leads to it. Defense manufacturing is all about project manufacturing and project accounting. Also, all the high-stress welds — first 2 90’s out from each anchor, all 90’s in expansion loops — should be MT’d – magnetic particle exam for OD cracking.

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The risk of a hose break or other loadout problem is fairly high when running “bare”. Are you an Engineering professional? The email you enter is not public, shared in anyway, or displayed on this site. Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.

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This report will help you evaluate if you are being paid a fair amount for the responsibilities you are shouldering. Just put in the Excess Flow valves.