The following articles are provided as operating experience (OPEX) and to demonstrate that there is a continuing need for regulations, codes and standards in the design and construction of pressure retaining equipment. Through improved understanding and application of the regulations, codes and standards the risk of these types of events can be greatly reduced.
Fire at IOC Oil Depot - Jaipur India
Pneumatic Leak Test Accident - Shanghai, China
Hydro Test Failure - Saudi Arabia.
Pressure Vessel Failure - Nanjing, Yuchuang, China.
Hydrogen Explosion - Beverly, Ohio, USA.