• Published: 11 Dec 2014
  • Incident ID: 3572

Fuel gas leak

Cause & Consequence

  • Not Assigned
Incident Consequence
Hydrocarbon release

Incident Location

Fixed Installation

Incident Activity

Any Activity Type

Specific Incident Equipment

Generator turbine fuel gas manifold.

Lessons Identified

Don't assume your immediate finding is the root cause. Further investigation may identify the underlying root cause the prevent recurrence.

Incident Recommendations

  • Check other hoses in generators for evidence of fretting against steelwork;
  • Survey generator packages with similar fuel gas manifolds for signs of stress and/or potential failure;
  • Implement the use of FLIR camera when carrying out service testing of generator packages post intrustive maintenance.

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