Publications

Papers and Technical Notes

Sava has authored or co-authored more than 30 papers, most of which were presented at various Conferences and Seminars. In addition, he has written a number of Technical Information Notes on proven leading methods which have been successfully used in the services of Petrellus Engineering Ltd, and which were sent to and welcomed by Petrellus’ contacts and clients. Some of them are mentioned below for general interest.


Technical Paper TP01

Experience in the Application of the Goal Setting Regime and Risk-Based Design of Safety Critical Elements in the Oil and Gas Industry

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Technical Paper TP02

Application of Goal Setting and Risk-Based Approach for Design of Safety Critical Elements in Oil and Gas Facilities

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Technical Paper TP03

Analysis of Thermal Response of Vacuum Insulated LNG Vessels Subjected to External Fire

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Technical Paper TP04

Time-Dependent Risk Modelling of Accidental Events and Responses in Process Industries

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Technical Paper TP05

Improved Estimation of Failure Frequencies for Offshore Pipelines and Risers

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Technical Paper TP06

Confidence Limits with Improved Accuracy for Time Dependent Ignition Probability of Blowouts in the Oil and Gas Industry

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Technical paper TP07

Fire Loads for Realistic Risk Assessment Applications in Petrochemical Industry

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Technical Paper TP08

Why ISO 13702 and NFPA 15 Standards May Lead to Unsafe Design

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Technical Paper TP09

Time Dependency of Accidents and Response in Petrochemical Plants

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Technical Paper TP10

The Importance of Verifiable Fire Protection Design

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Technical Paper TP11

A Summary of Risk Assessment Methods – SAFERELNET

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Technical Paper TP12

Quantitative Risk Assessment in Various Industrial Sectors – Current Position, SAFERELNET

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Technical Paper TP13

Improvement of Rule Sets for Quantitative Risk Assessment in Various Industrial Sectors

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Technical Paper TP14

Multi-Physics Analysis – A Method for the Design of Safe Pressurised Systems to Resist Accidental Fire

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Technical Paper TP15

Safety and Environment Requirements and Systems for Offshore Installations Operating in Arctic Environments

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Technical Paper TP16

Why API Recommended Practice May Lead to Unsafe Design of Pressurised Systems

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