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Tesoro 2008 Process Safety Management PSM Citations

To assist stakeholders in a better understanding of the 2008 citations that Tesoro Anacortes Refinery received from the Washington Department of Labor and Industries, Division of Occupational Safety & Health (DOSH) enforcement and inspection activities please refer to the document below in the resource section.



Since the Friday catastrophic explosion there have been numerous news reports on the 14 deleted citations… Continue

Added by John Astad on April 7, 2010 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Prior Hydrotreater Fire at Louisiana Refinery that CSB assessed in 2006

Hydrotreater fires at refineries have a high probability of occurrence in the global refinery sector. In 2006 a Louisiana oil refinery had a hydrotreater fire that CSB assessed yet found that no investigation was warranted. Luckily there… Continue

Added by John Astad on April 6, 2010 at 3:39pm — 1 Comment

Blame Game: Oil Refinery Explosions and Fires



Sensationalistic journalism reaches new heights in the blame game following the catastrophic vapor cloud flash fire and explosion at the Tesoro… Continue

Added by John Astad on April 6, 2010 at 11:55am — 2 Comments

Tesoro Naphtha Hydrotreater Type Fires: Regular Global Occurrence





S
o whats new? Naphtha hydrotreater fires: are a regular global occurrence.



07/22/2009
ConocoPhillips a hydrotreating unit desulfurization unit fire. http://ow.ly/1um0b…



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Added by John Astad on April 3, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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