• Published: 12 Dec 2013
  • Incident ID: 3480

Gas Release GT4 Fuel Gas Filter / Separator RV Body

Cause & Consequence

  • Failure of vessels or pipework
Incident Consequence
Hydrocarbon release

Incident Location

Fixed Installation

Incident Activity

Production operations

Specific Incident Equipment

Gas Turbine No.4 (GT4)

Lessons Identified

Incorrect fitting of RV – Inadequate performance of skill (Amec A-Z Accident Causes)

Incident Recommendations

  • Determine if RV fitment procedure highlights that outlet flange must be tightened before slip flange. Amend as required.
  • Ensure relevant personnel are aware of procedure for fitment of this type of RV.
  • One page lesson learning sheet to be developed.
  • All platform personnel be made aware of the learning from this incident during departmental safety meetings.
  • Contents of this report to be shared with Aker Offshore Solutions.
  • Technical Authority to confirm that the specification for the RV is correct for the applicication.

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