EI Research report: Process hazard analysis of an aviation fuel hydrant system

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  • Published: February 2020
  • REF/ISBN: 9781787259625
  • Edition: 1st
  • Status: Current

This EI Research report is intended to assist all those involved in the design, construction, operation, inspection and maintenance of aviation fuel hydrant emergency shutdown systems and all companies involved in the fuelling of commercial aircraft with jet fuel. It reports the findings of a PHA of a European airport that uses a hydrant system to supply aviation fuel (Jet A-1) to aircraft. The present study was undertaken as a follow-up to work contracted by the EI on aviation fuel hydrant emergency shutdown systems. For further details see EI Research report: Review of aviation fuel hydrant emergency shutdown systems.

This work provides for stakeholder consideration information on a topic that may impact several different entities at an airport, given that hydrant owners (or leaseholders) may not be the hydrant operator and that the into-plane refuelling service and/or fuel storage and pumping operation may be undertaken by one or more other entities.

The scope of this study commences at the inlet of the floating suction line within the storage tank, and ends at the filling point on the aircraft but it does not address fuel supplies to the tanks, or incidents involving the tanks themselves, both of which would fall under the Seveso Directive.

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