Cause & Consequence
- Uncontrolled release of a flammable gas or liquid
Specific Incident Equipment
Gas export compressor
The seal was found to have failed due to poor bonding between a white metal seal ring and the main seal shell creating a leak path.
OEM vendor has now been instructed to NDT seals to ensure competent bonding.
Replace defective seal with a new seal which has been inspected to ensure proper bonding
Send seal back to OEM vendor for full analysis