• Published: 14 Jan 2015
  • Incident ID: 3583

O`Ring Seal Failure

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

Injection Header Inlet Block valve

Lessons Identified

Investigation findings identified the valves' Internal O Ring seal had failed.

Incident Recommendations

Investigation into industry events with similar failure was to be implemented.

Further maintenance and testing on the valve was to be conducted.

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