• Published: 27 Mar 2014
  • Incident ID: 3504

Pin Hole leak on 2” line to flare

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

Gas Distribution GC: Fuel Gas/Blanket (FG) – HP fuel has filter separator pipe work

Lessons Identified

Lagging around pipe work when removed was found to be damp in places and evidence of corrosion under insulation has taken place. Damage to the insulation was the cause of the moisture ingress.

Incident Recommendations

Section of line repaired.

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