Safety and Loss Prevention
Oil and Gas (Terminals)
The incident summaries provide a brief description of the event and highlight key points (including basic causes, critical factors, root causes and lessons learned) in addition to signposting interested readers to the detailed investigation report and selected other pertinent reference materials.
San Juan Ixhuatepec (Mexico City) - 19 November 1984
Incident: Multiple LPG Storage Tank Ruptures. Location: Mexico. Keywords: BLEVE; bund; explosion; land; layout; LPG; maintenance; Mexico; MoC; planning; rupture; San Juan; spacing; training. Author: Peter Marsh.
Buncefield - 11 December 2005
Incident: Gasoline storage tank overfilled. Location: UK. Keywords: ATG, Buncefield, bund, drain, explosion, fire, gasoline, human, IHLS, level, pollution, procedure, tank. Author: Peter Marsh.
Bayamón - 23 October 2009
Incident: Gasoline storage tank overfilled. Location: Puerto Rico, Keywords: ATG; Bayamón; bund; design; drain; explosion; fire; gasoline; human; level; pollution; procedure; tank; terminal. Author: Peter Marsh.