Adequately Ventilated Area

Definition(s)


Adequately Ventilated Area

Is an area having a natural or artificial ventilation system to prevent the accumulation of gases to an explosive level. API Recommends 12 air volume changes per hour or 1.5 CFM per square foot of floor area whichever is greater.

Source: IADC UBO / MPD Glossary, December 2011. Global Standards