• Published: 12 Jun 2014
  • Incident ID: 3555

Small gas weep identified in vent line as gas introduced

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

Pipework and fittings, valve

Lessons Identified

  • Closer supervision of contractor work scopes to ensure only work requested is completed.
  • Review integrity RBI scheme and techniques available.

Incident Recommendations

  • To mitigate future issues of this kind, the procedure included in the work pack has been amended to undertake Inspection following any cleaning and painting of pipework prior to being put back into service.

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