Cause & Consequence
- Failure of vessels or pipework
Specific Incident Equipment
A ¼” Swage lock fitting that parted on the oil metering system
It is important to consider the impact vibration may have when installing small bore fittings
- Appropriate support to small bore fittings
- Failure analysis to be conducted by an integrity specialist, especially on pipe work relating to hydrocarbon service
- When vendors identify anomalies during surveys, appropriate assessment of the findings must take place at the earliest point. This may identify items requiring immediate action before failure occurs.