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RP 2003

Protection Against Ignitions Arising Out of Static, Lightning, and Stray Currents

This document presents the current state of knowledge and technology in the fields of static electricity, and stray currents applicable to the prevention of hydrocarbon ignition in the petroleum industry and is based on both scientific research and practical experience. The principles discussed in this RP are applicable to other operations where ignitable liquids and gases are handled. Their use should lead to improved safety practices and evaluations of existing installations and procedures.

8th Edition | September 2015

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