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Guidelines for Asset Integrity Management

Guidelines for Asset Integrity Management Author CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
ISBN-10 9781119364269
Release 2017-01-06
Pages 496
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This book is an update and expansion of topics covered in Guidelines for Mechanical Integrity Systems (2006). The new book is consistent with Risk-Based Process Safety and Life Cycle approaches and includes details on failure modes and mechanisms. Also, example testing an inspection programs is included for various types of equipment and systems. Guidance and examples are provided for selecting and maintaining critical safety systems.



Pipeline Integrity Handbook

Pipeline Integrity Handbook Author Ramesh Singh
ISBN-10 9780123878267
Release 2013-09-18
Pages 320
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Based on over 40 years of experience in the field, Ramesh Singh goes beyond corrosion control, providing techniques for addressing present and future integrity issues. Pipeline Integrity Handbook provides pipeline engineers with the tools to evaluate and inspect pipelines, safeguard the life cycle of their pipeline asset and ensure that they are optimizing delivery and capability. Presented in easy-to-use, step-by-step order, Pipeline Integrity Handbook is a quick reference for day-to-day use in identifying key pipeline degradation mechanisms and threats to pipeline integrity. The book begins with an overview of pipeline risk management and engineering assessment, including data collection and regulatory approaches to liquid pipeline risk management. Other critical integrity issues include: Pipeline defects and corrective actions Introduction to various essential pipeline material such as line pipes and valves Coverage on corrosion and corrosion protection Identifies the key pipeline degradation mechanisms and threats to pipeline integrity Appreciates various corrosion monitoring and control tools and techniques Understands the principles of risk assessment and be able to conduct a simple risk assessment Develops simple Pipeline Integrity Management plans Selects and apply appropriate inspection and assessment criteria for pipeline defects Recommends appropriate repair methods for pipeline defects



Subsea Pipeline Integrity and Risk Management

Subsea Pipeline Integrity and Risk Management Author Yong Bai
ISBN-10 9780123946485
Release 2014-02-21
Pages 428
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Subsea repairs and inspection are costly for petroleum and pipeline engineers and proper training is needed to focus on ensuring system strength and integrity. Subsea Pipeline Integrity and Risk Management is the perfect companion for new engineers who need to be aware of the state-of-the-art techniques. This handbook offers a "hands-on" problem-solving approach to integrity management, leak detection, and reliability applications such as risk analysis. Wide-ranging and easy-to-use, the book is packed with data tables, illustrations, and calculations, with a focus on pipeline corrosion, flexible pipes, and subsea repair. Reliability-based models also provide a decision making tool for day-to-day use. Subsea Pipeline Integrity and Risk Management gives the engineer the power and knowledge to protect offshore pipeline investments safely and effectively. Includes material selection for linepipe, especially selection of standard carbon steel linepipe Covers assessment of various types of corrosion processes and definition of anti-corrosion design against internal as well as external corrosion Gives process and flow assurance for pipeline systems including pipeline integrity management



An Introduction to Asset Corrosion Management in the Upstream Offshore Industry

An Introduction to Asset Corrosion Management in the Upstream Offshore Industry Author Ali Morshed
ISBN-10 157590246X
Release 2011
Pages 105
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An Introduction to Asset Corrosion Management in the Upstream Offshore Industry has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from An Introduction to Asset Corrosion Management in the Upstream Offshore Industry also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full An Introduction to Asset Corrosion Management in the Upstream Offshore Industry book for free.



Process Risk and Reliability Management

Process Risk and Reliability Management Author Ian Sutton
ISBN-10 9780128017968
Release 2014-09-11
Pages 798
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In the last twenty years considerable progress has been made in process risk and reliability management, particularly in regard to regulatory compliance. Many companies are now looking to go beyond mere compliance; they are expanding their process safety management (PSM) programs to improve performance not just in safety, but also in environmental compliance, quality control and overall profitability. Techniques and principles are illustrated with numerous examples from chemical plants, refineries, transportation, pipelines and offshore oil and gas. This book helps executives, managers and technical professionals achieve not only their current PSM goals, but also to make the transition to a broader operational integrity strategy. The book focuses on the energy and process industries- from refineries, to pipelines, chemical plants, transportation, energy and offshore facilities. The techniques described in the book can also be applied to a wide range of non-process industries. The book is both thorough and practical. It discusses theoretical principles in a wide variety of areas such as management of change, risk analysis and incident investigation, and then goes on to show how these principles work in practice, either in the design office or in an operating facility. The second edition has been expanded, revised and updated and many new sections have been added including: The impact of resource limitations, a review of some recent major incidents, the value of story-telling as a means of conveying process safety values and principles, and the impact of the proposed changes to the OSHA PSM standard. Learn how to develop a thorough and complete process safety management program. Go beyond traditional hazards analysis and risk management programs to explore a company's entire range of procedures, processes and management issues. Understand how to develop a culture of process safety and operational excellence that goes beyond simple rule compliance. Develop process safety programs for both onshore facilities (EPA, OSHA) and offshore platforms and rigs (BSEE) and to meet Safety Case requirements.



Facility Integrity Management

Facility Integrity Management Author Michael Deighton
ISBN-10 9780128018323
Release 2016-02-25
Pages 260
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Facility Integrity Management: Effective Principles and Practices for the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industries presents the information needed to completely understand common failures in the facility integrity management process. By understanding this more comprehensive approach, companies will be able to better identify shortcomings within their respective system that they did not realize existed. To introduce this method, the book provides managers and engineers with a model that ensures major process incidents are avoided, aging facilities are kept in a safe and reliable state and are operating at maximum levels, and any gaps within the integrity management system are identified and addressed, such as the all too common fragmented reliability programs. The book approaches oil and gas facility management from a universal perspective, effectively charting out existing oil and gas facilities and their associated work processes, including maintenance, operations, and reliability, and then reconstructs them in order to optimize the way integrity is managed, creating a synergy across the various elements. Easy to read, packed with practical applications applied to real process plant scenarios such as key concepts, process flow charts, handy checklists, real-world case studies and a dictionary, provides a high quality guide for a breakdown free facility, maximizing productivity and return to shareholders. Helps readers gain a practical and industry specific approach to facility integrity management supported with real-world case studies from oil, gas, and petrochemical facility locations Presents a facility integrity excellence model, a holistic approach for oil and gas companies to drive towards integrity assurance unit monitoring, creating a failure-free environment Identifies and addresses failure of facility processes and equipment before the onset of performance degradation, keeping equipment maintenance costs low and reliability high



Performance Management for the Oil Gas and Process Industries

Performance Management for the Oil  Gas  and Process Industries Author Robert Bruce Hey
ISBN-10 9780128104477
Release 2017-04-06
Pages 740
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Performance Management for the Oil, Gas, and Process Industries: A Systems Approach is a practical guide on the business cycle and techniques to undertake step, episodic, and breakthrough improvement in performance to optimize operating costs. Like many industries, the oil, gas, and process industries are coming under increasing pressure to cut costs due to ongoing construction of larger, more integrated units, as well as the application of increasingly stringent environmental policies. Focusing on the ‘value adder’ or ‘revenue generator’ core system and the company direction statement, this book describes a systems approach which assures significant sustainable improvements in the business and operational performance specific to the oil, gas, and process industries. The book will enable the reader to: utilize best practice principles of good governance for long term performance enhancement; identify the most significant performance indicators for overall business improvement; apply strategies to ensure that targets are met in agreed upon time frames. Describes a systems approach which assures significant sustainable improvements in the business and operational performance specific to the oil, gas, and process industries Helps readers set appropriate and realistic short-term/ long-term targets with a pre-built facility health checker Elucidates the relationship between PSM, OHS, and Asset Integrity with an increased emphasis on behavior-based safety Discusses specific oil and gas industry issues and examples such as refinery and gas plant performance initiatives and hydrocarbon accounting



Guidelines for Safe Automation of Chemical Processes

Guidelines for Safe Automation of Chemical Processes Author CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
ISBN-10 9781119352136
Release 2017-01-06
Pages 648
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This book provides designers and operators of chemical process facilities with a general philosophy and approach to safe automation, including independent layers of safety. An expanded edition, this book includes a revision of original concepts as well as chapters that address new topics such as use of wireless automation and Safety Instrumented Systems. This book also provides an extensive bibliography to related publications and topic-specific information.



Layer of Protection Analysis

Layer of Protection Analysis Author Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)
ISBN-10 0816908117
Release 2001-10-15
Pages 292
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Layer of protection analysis (LOPA) is a recently developed, simplified method of risk assessment that provides the much-needed middle ground between a qualitative process hazard analysis and a traditional, expensive quantitative risk analysis. Beginning with an identified accident scenario, LOPA uses simplifying rules to evaluate initiating event frequency, independent layers of protection, and consequences to provide an order-of-magnitude estimate of risk. LOPA has also proven an excellent approach for determining the safety integrity level necessary for an instrumented safety system, an approach endorsed in instrument standards, such as ISA S84 and IEC 61511. Written by industry experts in LOPA, this pioneering book provides all the necessary information to undertake and complete a Layer of Protection Analysis during any stage in a processes' life cycle. Loaded with tables, charts, and examples, this book is invaluable to technical experts involved with ensuring the safety of a process. Because of its simplified, quicker risk assessment approach, LOPA is destined to become a widely used technique. Join other major companies and start your LOPA efforts now by purchasing this book.



Guidelines for Auditing Process Safety Management Systems

Guidelines for Auditing Process Safety Management Systems Author CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
ISBN-10 9780470938324
Release 2010-09-16
Pages 160
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A variety of approaches are given so the reader can select the methodology best suited. It discusses the fundamental skills, techniques, and tools of auditing, and the characteristics of a good process safety management system. And, since information needed for review in the audit may be scattered or undocumented, it offers suggestions on what to look for and where. Whether your company is large or small, whether you are experienced with auditing or just developing a system, consistent use of the techniques presented can significantly improve your audit and your process safety management.



Guidelines for chemical process quantitative risk analysis

Guidelines for chemical process quantitative risk analysis Author American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Center for Chemical Process Safety
ISBN-10 081690720X
Release 2000
Pages 754
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Chemical process quantitative risk analysis (CPQRA) as applied to the CPI was first fully described in the first edition of this CCPS Guidelines book. This second edition is packed with information reflecting advances in this evolving methodology, and includes worked examples on a CD-ROM. CPQRA is used to identify incident scenarios and evaluate their risk by defining the probability of failure, the various consequences and the potential impact of those consequences. It is an invaluable methodology to evaluate these when qualitative analysis cannot provide adequate understanding and when more information is needed for risk management. This technique provides a means to evaluate acute hazards and alternative risk reduction strategies, and identify areas for cost-effective risk reduction. There are no simple answers when complex issues are concerned, but CPQRA2 offers a cogent, well-illustrated guide to applying these risk-analysis techniques, particularly to risk control studies. Special Details: Includes CD-ROM with example problems worked using Excel and Quattro Pro. For use with Windows 95, 98, and NT.



Cybersecurity Operations Handbook

Cybersecurity Operations Handbook Author John Rittinghouse, PhD, CISM
ISBN-10 0080530184
Release 2003-10-02
Pages 1287
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Cybersecurity Operations Handbook is the first book for daily operations teams who install, operate and maintain a range of security technologies to protect corporate infrastructure. Written by experts in security operations, this book provides extensive guidance on almost all aspects of daily operational security, asset protection, integrity management, availability methodology, incident response and other issues that operational teams need to know to properly run security products and services in a live environment. Provides a master document on Mandatory FCC Best Practices and complete coverage of all critical operational procedures for meeting Homeland Security requirements. · First book written for daily operations teams · Guidance on almost all aspects of daily operational security, asset protection, integrity management · Critical information for compliance with Homeland Security



Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety

Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety Author Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)
ISBN-10 9780470165690
Release 2007-04-10
Pages 768
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Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety provides guidelines for industries that manufacture, consume, or handle chemicals, by focusing on new ways to design, correct, or improve process safety management practices. This new framework for thinking about process safety builds upon the original process safety management ideas published in the early 1990s, integrates industry lessons learned over the intervening years, utilizes applicable "total quality" principles (i.e., plan, do, check, act), and organizes it in a way that will be useful to all organizations - even those with relatively lower hazard activities - throughout the life-cycle of a company.



Workforce Asset Management Book of Knowledge

Workforce Asset Management Book of Knowledge Author Lisa Disselkamp
ISBN-10 9781118417119
Release 2013-03-20
Pages 656
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The official study guide for the Workforce Management Technology Certification, containing core knowledge for time and labor management The worldwide standard for the time and labor management technology profession, Workforce Asset Management Book of Knowledge is the official guide to the Workforce Asset Management Certification. Establishing a common lexicon within the profession for talking about workforce management and systems, this essential guide is designed to establish a body of generally accepted and applicable practices and standards within the industry. Includes contributions from leaders in the field Covers everything from vendor and product selection, to implementation planning and execution, system design, testing and change control, financial analytics, fundamentals of scheduling people against workload and skill sets, and how to use these systems to manage labor costs and productivity Body of knowledge is focused on workers and technologies for every industry and every type of employer Designed around timekeeping and labor scheduling technologies With contributions from leaders in the field, this book expertly covers the knowledge, practices, regulations, and technologies within the domain of workforce management systems. It provides the body of knowledge for managing a workforce using time and attendance systems, labor scheduling, productivity, staffing budgets, workforce software applications, or data, compensation and benefits for payroll and human resources.



Total Information Risk Management

Total Information Risk Management Author Alexander Borek
ISBN-10 9780124058613
Release 2013-08-30
Pages 316
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How well does your organization manage the risks associated with information quality? Managing information risk is becoming a top priority on the organizational agenda. The increasing sophistication of IT capabilities along with the constantly changing dynamics of global competition are forcing businesses to make use of their information more effectively. Information is becoming a core resource and asset for all organizations; however, it also brings many potential risks to an organization, from strategic, operational, financial, compliance, and environmental to societal. If you continue to struggle to understand and measure how information and its quality affects your business, this book is for you. This reference is in direct response to the new challenges that all managers have to face. Our process helps your organization to understand the "pain points" regarding poor data and information quality so you can concentrate on problems that have a high impact on core business objectives. This book provides you with all the fundamental concepts, guidelines and tools to ensure core business information is identified, protected and used effectively, and written in a language that is clear and easy to understand for non-technical managers. Shows how to manage information risk using a holistic approach by examining information from all sources Offers varied perspectives of an author team that brings together academics, practitioners and researchers (both technical and managerial) to provide a comprehensive guide Provides real-life case studies with practical insight into the management of information risk and offers a basis for broader discussion among managers and practitioners



Asset Integrity Management Systems

Asset Integrity Management Systems Author Gerardus Blokdyk
ISBN-10 1719228914
Release 2018-05-16
Pages 140
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Is Supporting Asset integrity management systems documentation required? How to Secure Asset integrity management systems? How can you measure Asset integrity management systems in a systematic way? Is there a Asset integrity management systems management charter, including business case, problem and goal statements, scope, milestones, roles and responsibilities, communication plan? Has the direction changed at all during the course of Asset integrity management systems? If so, when did it change and why? Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a challenge or meet an objective is the most valuable role... In EVERY group, company, organization and department. Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?' This Self-Assessment empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Asset integrity management systems investments work better. This Asset integrity management systems All-Inclusive Self-Assessment enables You to be that person. All the tools you need to an in-depth Asset integrity management systems Self-Assessment. Featuring new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Asset integrity management systems improvements can be made. In using the questions you will be better able to: - diagnose Asset integrity management systems projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices - implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals - integrate recent advances in Asset integrity management systems and process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines Using a Self-Assessment tool known as the Asset integrity management systems Scorecard, you will develop a clear picture of which Asset integrity management systems areas need attention. Your purchase includes access details to the Asset integrity management systems self-assessment dashboard download which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next. Your exclusive instant access details can be found in your book.



Bank Management

Bank Management Author Timothy Koch
ISBN-10 9781133494683
Release 2014-09-11
Pages 800
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Closely examine the impact of today’s changing, competitive environment on commercial banks and banking services, as well as the entire financial services industry, with Koch/MacDonald’s BANK MANAGEMENT, 8E. This new edition reflects the latest changes and developments, from complete regulatory updates to details of the many programs evolving amidst today’s financial crises. Whether your students are practicing or future professionals, they will gain a better understanding of the risks associated with loans and securities, the process of securitization, excessive leverage and inadequate liquidity. Core business models demonstrate value core operating earnings versus trading as well as price- and volume-driven profits. The book provides a framework for developing effective strategies that ensure a proper balance between management’s profit targets and allowable risk taking. The book’s unique approach to understanding commercial bank management from a decision-making perspective presents actual bank managers making strong financial decisions. Your students clearly see how decisions in one area affect performance and opportunities in other areas. Students gain a solid foundation in the key issues confronting managers today as they become familiar with basic financial models used to formulate decisions and better understand the strengths and weaknesses of data analysis. With the help of this latest edition, students develop the logical thought processes needed to achieve strong financial and management results. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.