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The importance of passive fire protection for oil refinery safety

Various potentially hazardous chemicals are processed on a daily basis in oil refineries. These chemicals pose a great threat to safety for people and equipment when they come in contact with fire. Installing active fire protective systems such as sprinklers and fire extinguishers are in most cases not sufficient. In order to safeguard the safety of people and limiting the spread of fire, a passive fire protection approach is necessary and should be an integral part of the overall oil refinery structure.

Marcel van Duffelen
By Marcel van Duffelen
on March 24, 2017