Failure To Learn The BP Texas City Refinery Disaster

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9781921322440
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The BP Texas City Refinery Disaster
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9781921322440
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Andrew Hopkins
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2009
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186
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This is intended for the non-technical reader. As far as possible, I have avoided using terms such as blowdown drum and ISOM unit, so that readers unfamiliar with refinery technology will not be put off. I would describe this as a work of organisational sociology, about how and why organisations fail to learn, with relevance far beyond the petroleum industry.