• Published: 1 Apr 2014
  • Incident ID: 3539

Gas leak from the body seal joint a 16 inch on the injection header

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

V-401211 Injection Header inlet block valve (16" Class 1500# TK S/N P9453)

Lessons Identified

  • The exact failure mechanism has still to be determined

Incident Recommendations

  • The valve has now been replaced, this contains a different sealing material

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