Risk-based approach to hazardous classification. Inst. Petrol. Report publ'd November 1998, Inst. Petrol, London, numerous illus., figs., tables, 54 pages (ISBN 0--85293--238--3).

The risk-based approach is applicable to the classification of an upstream or downstream petroleum sector facility. Its objective being to develop a means of establishing the outer boundaries of Zone 2 hazardous areas taking account of risks associated with contributory factors. Risk criteria, risk calculation methodology, continuous, primary and secondary releases --- zones 0, 1, and 2 respectively are given detailed consideration.

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