Chapter 11

Siting and layout

This chapter describes issues to consider when choosing a site for a process facility. The chapter also discusses the layout and spacing of equipment, utilities, buildings, roads and loading/unloading of trucks and tank cars. The final section of the chapter is to do with the layout of offshore facilities.

Keywords

Siting; Location; Layout; Spacing; Piping; Utilities; Buildings; Roads; Loading and unloading; Fire and gas detection; Offshore facilities

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