Posts Tagged ‘high-integrity pressure protection system’

Preventing Over-Pressurization with HIPPS

Posted in Safety on Thursday, August 30th, 2018. No comments yet
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Wikipedia defines a High-integrity pressure protection system (HIPPS) as: …a type of safety instrumented system (SIS) designed to prevent over-pressurization of a plant, such as a chemical plant or oil refinery. The HIPPS will shut off the source of the high pressure before the design pressure of the system is exceeded, thus preventing loss of […]

High Pressure Protective Systems for Oil and Gas Producers

Posted in Final Control Element, Oil & Gas, Safety on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013. One comment so far
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A North Carolina State University course, Introduction to Fugitive Emissions Monitoring, defines fugitive emissions as: …used in air quality control, generally refers to any emission escaping from regulated processes (sources) other than via the designed release point (smoke stack, etc.). The point source for a fugitive emission is simply called “a leak.” These leaks and […]