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  1. California issues draft proposals to improve refinery safety

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    Mon, 22 Jul 2013

    California's interagency refinery safety working group, which the state formed following a fire at ..... and other stakeholders. The report assesses the state of refinery safety in California with input from those stakeholders, a Rand

  2. California issues draft proposals to improve refinery safety

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    Mon, 15 Jul 2013

    California’s interagency refinery safety working group, which the state formed following a fire at Chevron ..... and other stakeholders. The report assesses the state of refinery safety in California with input from those stakeholders, a Rand Corp

  1. USW withdraws from refinery safety talks with API

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    Tue, 4 Aug 2009

    United Steelworkers (USW) has withdrawn from talks on refinery safety with the American Petroleum Institute and the oil ..... involved public reporting of safety indicators. USW and refinery safety advocates want all safety failures to be reported

  2. API issues refinery safety standards

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    Wed, 4 Jun 2014

    The American Petroleum Institute issued three first-edition standards to enhance refinery safety and inspection programs. “The three new standards help improve safety by offering guidance for reducing corrosion, improving

  3. API issues new refinery safety standards aimed at reducing risks

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    Fri, 23 Apr 2010

    Nick Snow OGJ Washington Editor WASHINGTON, DC, Apr. 23 -- The American Petroleum Institute issued two new refinery safety standards on Apr. 22 that it said will help refiners reduce risks at their installations. It said that the first

  4. USW blasts Tesoro over lack of refinery safety

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    Mon, 24 Feb 2014

    The United Steelworkers (USW) has demanded that Tesoro Corp. develop a comprehensive, cohesive safety program after a sulfuric acid release at the alkylation unit of its 161,000-b/d Golden Eagle refinery near Martinez, Calif., in early February seriously injured two workers.

  5. Quantitative risk assessment improves refinery safety

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    Mon, 9 Sep 2002

    Risk analysis for installations containing large amounts of flammable substances is important to ensure safety and to meet legal requirements.

  6. USW withdraws from standards talks with API

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    Mon, 10 Aug 2009

    United Steelworkers (USW) has withdrawn from talks on refinery safety standards with the American Petroleum Institute and ..... involved public reporting of safety indicators. USW and refinery safety advocates want all safety failures to be reported

  7. OGJ Newsletter

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    Mon, 3 May 2010

    General Interest — Quick Takes API issues new refinery safety standards The American Petroleum Institute issued two new refinery safety standards on Apr. 22 that it said will help refiners

  8. CSB cites six safety issues in BP refinery explosion

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    Mon, 21 Nov 2005

    blowdown drum in 1997 with identical equipment; Amoco refinery safety standards recommended connecting the drum to a flare when ..... lead investigator, noted, “The first rule of oil refinery safety is to keep the flammable, hazardous materials inside

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