Emergency Shutdown Valve

Definition(s)


Emergency Shutdown Valve

A valve that automatically closes to isolate a hydrocarbon storage wellhead from surface piping in the event of specified conditions that, if uncontrolled, may cause an emergency.

Source: Oil and Gas Division, Texas Administrative Code, Title 16, Chapter 3, February 2013. Regulations

 

Emergency Shutdown Valve

A valve that automatically closes to isolate a gas storage wellhead from surface piping in the event of specified conditions that, if uncontrolled, may cause an emergency.

Source: Oil and Gas Division, Texas Administrative Code, Title 16, Chapter 3, February 2013. Regulations