• Published: 26 Mar 2014
  • Incident ID: 3498

Platform General Alarm Due To Indication of Gas at Truss Deck

Cause & Consequence

  • Other
Incident Consequence
Hydrocarbon release

Incident Location

Fixed Installation

Incident Activity

Production operations

Specific Incident Equipment

H2S \ Dewpoint Analyser

Lessons Identified

The pipework that failed had been isolated for the main pressure test as it had not been part of the work scope. A full system pressure test should have been conducted.

Incident Recommendations

  • Reviewed and updated work Instructions for the reinstatement and testing of process equipment to include small bore piping and fittings
  • Provide coaching to platform team on what is expected of them
  • Verify Swagelok competence of individuals
  • Share the learning’s from this incident with platform personnel and those planning and executing upgrade workscopes.

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