Falah Al-Abdulally was working as Operations Manager with Petrochemical Industries Co., Kuwait. At present, he is Safety Manager, and responsible for overall safety and security of the plant. He graduated from North Carolina State University, in 1969. He is a member of AIChE, NSC and NFPA.
Hazard analysis and safety considerations in refrigerated ammonia storage tanks
Article first published online: 17 JUN 2004
Copyright © 1987 American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Volume 6, Issue 2, pages 84–88, April 1987
How to Cite
Al-Abdulally, F., Al-Shuwaib, S. and Gupta, B. L. (1987), Hazard analysis and safety considerations in refrigerated ammonia storage tanks. Plant/Oper. Prog., 6: 84–88. doi: 10.1002/prsb.720060209
- Issue published online: 17 JUN 2004
- Article first published online: 17 JUN 2004
A systematic approach to find out the probability of Ammonia tank failure was adopted and a consequence analysis in case of accidental Ammonia release from refrigerated ammonia storage tanks was made. The study revealed that construction of a concrete bund wall around the tanks is not justified. Instead, it would be adequate to upgrade the safety in the common dyke around the tanks by adopting additional conventional methods.