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Differences in Fire & Gas Systems and Emergency Shutdown Systems

Posted in Oil & Gas, Safety on Friday, February 4th, 2011. 3 comments so far
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As we thaw out from this morning’s ice and snow here in Austin, Texas, Mike Boudreaux was kind enough to send me his thoughts on a fire & gas system presentation by Emerson’s Raphael Lachmann. Raphael, whom you may recall from an earlier marine and offshore safety post, is an SIS implementation manager for the […]

Views on Safety System and Control System Separation

Posted in Safety on Monday, June 1st, 2009. 2 comments so far
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Charles Fialkowski’s blog post last week, To Integrate or not to integrate Safety and Control describes some of the continued discussions going on concerning separation of the safety instrumented systems (SIS) and basic process control systems (BPCS). He wrote: Today, I still see a lot of confusion over this issue on what’s right and what […]