Event Tree Analysis of Offshore Hydrocarbon Release Events

  • Guowei MaEmail author
  • Yimiao Huang
  • Jingde Li


This chapter presents event-tree-based risk analysis of hydrocarbon release accidents, which is the potential source for the VCE formation. A fuzzy-theory-based confidence level method for reducing uncertainties is explained and a barrier and operational risk analysis (BORA-Release) method is introduced as the basic model to illustrate the proposed methodology. One case study is provided as well to demonstrate implementation of this method.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Civil and Transportation EngineeringHebei University of TechnologyTianjinChina
  2. 2.Department of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering, School of EngineeringUniversity of Western AustraliaPerthAustralia
  3. 3.Centre for Infrastructural Monitoring and ProtectionCurtin UniversityPerthAustralia

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