Temporary refuge definition
The temporary refuge (TR) is a safe and sealed area for the people protection during environmental contamination from poisonous gases which can be present in operating areas where oil and/or gas research, extraction and pre-production are performed. This contamination could be related to the escape of gas from drilling wells, from piping or storage / production facilities or to the production of toxic gases due to an explosion in the surrounding area.
The environmental conditions inside TR are constantly monitored to avoid the presence of contaminated air.
The TR facility needs to be designed with the following minimal characteristics:
This is achieved inside the sealed TR. Area as follow:
The following equipment are installed inside TR:
To maintain the correct required oxygen ration and to prevent the increase of carbon dioxide ratio inside TR, a reserve of breathable air and oxygen and a CO2 reduction system are installed inside the TR.
The TR consists in:
TR will be equipped with the following safety systems:
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