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  • I am Soni Prasad, working as Principal Engineer - Control and Instrumentation with EPC Contractor M/s Petrofac in UAE. I have around 20 years of experience majorly in Oil and Gas Industries working on HVAC Package and Metering skids. I have worked on Yamal LNG, Arctic LNG projects ...

  • The attachment is many years old, and does not discuss some of the further advantages of Type N over Type K. The use of Mineral Insulated Metal Sheathed (MIMS) couples is now largely universal, and migration of Mn from the sheath alloy into the element wires can be a significant ...

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  • The F&G system is a mitigation IPL (barrier) in contrast to a PSV which is a preventative IPL. So, it depends if your Fire suppression system (automatic) is taken as an IPL during SIL assessment (not a F&G SIF), then this IPL must have a defined PFD which is typically 0.1, ...

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