• Published: 28 Mar 2014
  • Incident ID: 3524

Gas leak from open 1/4" valve on gas turbine generator

Cause & Consequence

  • Uncontrolled release of a flammable gas or liquid
Incident Consequence
Hydrocarbon release

Incident Location

Fixed Installation

Incident Activity

Production operations

Specific Incident Equipment

Ball valve on gas generator

Lessons Identified

Suspect valve knocked during maintenance activities and was probably not identified due to forced ventilation dispersing any small amounts of gas

Incident Recommendations

Ensure caps on open ended / valved pipework

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