Accession Number:

AD0419334

Title:

RECOVERY OF PETROLEUM REFINERIES CONTAMINATED BY FALLOUT

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RADIOLOGICAL DEFENSE LAB SAN FRANCISCO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-06-24

Pagination or Media Count:

158.0

Abstract:

The present study deals with the petroleum refinery industry. The case studied is that in which a given refinery is contaminated by radioactive fallout from one or more nuclear detonations occurring essentially simultaneously at some distance so that the refinery is not damaged by blast or fire. Recommendations are made that would reduce the effects of such attacks on oil refineries and expedite their recovery.

Subject Categories:

  • Radiation Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE