Chemical Safety Board Is Necessary For Industrial Safety

AIS strongly supports keeping the Chemical Safety Board. It is a necessary tool in understanding and correcting the underlying conditions that cause industrial accidents and fatalities. What the… Read more »

Prelude – Largest Floating LNG Facility

Prelude is the largest floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing facility in the world. This half-kilometer long vessel will be moored off the Australian coast… Read more »

Pipeline Safety – A Lesson In Managing Information

  The following is an excerpt from the article “A Passion for the Profession – Alison North” from the Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA)… Read more »

New Refinery Proposed – New Challenges Ahead

A new refinery is being proposed to handle the increasing production coming out of the West Texas Permian Basin. The new 50,000 BPD refinery would be built… Read more »

The Projects Problem

OK, so you have an oil refinery or a chemical processing facility, and it comes with a “user’s manual” of several thousand documents whose contents… Read more »

Why We Do It

Why do we do it? What makes us arrive at the office day after day at 6 am and often on weekends to create the… Read more »

Refinery Safety – Hydrofluoric Acid Leak Injures 7 Workers During Turnaround

Refinery turnarounds and startups are the periods of highest risk to refinery workers. It’s the time when most accidents happen. A lot of work and preparation goes… Read more »

Pipeline Safety – Magellan Diesel Spill

Nobody likes a spill. What goes on in the pipeline stays in the pipeline.  The best ways to prevent spills are to perform adequate inspections and maintain good operating and maintenance… Read more »

A New Refinery Is Coming To North Dakota

The Davis Oil Refinery is currently under development near Belfield, North Dakota by Meridian Energy Group. The 55,000 barrel per day refinery will be built… Read more »

Eight Features of a Quality Controlled Document Management System

Controlled documents are “living” entities that define products, describe processes, and depict infrastructures. They are the DNA upon which all large industrial facilities are built…. Read more »