Accession Number:

AD0773048

Title:

Minimizing Damage to Refineries from Nuclear Attack, Natural and Other Disasters

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF OIL AND GAS WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

256.0

Abstract:

The object of this publication is to review with refinery management and technical personnel 1 The nature of the possible damage to installations and to people caused by hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, floods, or earthquakes, and the similarity of such forces to those created by nuclear weapons 2 The probable extent and magnitude of the destruction resulting from a blast or natural disaster 3 The research done by government and related agencies and industry which point out ways to strengthen a modern oil refinery to make it more damage and blast resistant within the realm of economic judgment and, 4 Other problems to be expected in time of war.

Subject Categories:

  • Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
  • Nuclear Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE