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blowdown stack[′blō‚dau̇n ‚stak]
A vertical stack or chimney into which the contents of a chemical or petroleum process unit are emptied in case of an operational emergency.
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By Friday, April 8, BP had moved all personnel to locations more than 500 feet away from any blowdown stack
We did not provide our people with systems and processes that would have enabled them to appreciate the risk of a catastrophic release from the F20 blowdown stack
and understand the danger of placing occupied trailers so close to it.
The report also identified continued use of Blowdown Stacks
as a critical factor.