• Published: 17 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3256

NOV ASEP Elmar 900 series PTU

Cause & Consequence

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

Incident Location

Fixed Installation

Incident Activity

Production operations

Incident Info Source

Keith Dempsie, Principal Engineer.

Specific Incident Equipment

NOV ASEP Elmar 900 series PTU

Lessons Identified

  1. When using the PTU for chemical injection an injection point non return check valve must be used as directed.
  2. When using the equipment for pesuure testing always disconnect the PTU before opening to live well pressure
  3. Always read the safe operating procedures

Incident Recommendations

Always read the operations manual before commencing the task

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