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Refinery Valves: Assessment of Vulnerability and Potential Impact on Process Safety and Mechanical Integrity

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Ayman Cheta

Shell Global Solutions (US), Houston, TX

Paper No. PVP2007-26412, pp. 163-166; 4 pages
  • ASME 2007 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference
  • Volume 7: Operations, Applications and Components
  • San Antonio, Texas, USA, July 22–26, 2007
  • Conference Sponsors: Pressure Vessels and Piping Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4285-1 | eISBN: 0-7918-3804-8
  • Copyright © 2007 by Shell Global Solutions (US), Inc.


Valves play a key role as safeguards for process safety and mechanical integrity of petroleum refineries and chemical plants. Recent changes in the valve manufacturing industry have resulted in considerable variation in quality, which led to several serious industry incidents. This paper provides an assessment of vulnerability and potential impact on process safety and mechanical integrity.

Copyright © 2007 by Shell Global Solutions (US), Inc.
Topics: Safety , Valves



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