• Published: 12 Feb 2015
  • Incident ID: 3610

Fuel leak

Cause & Consequence

  • Release of a harmful substance
Incident Consequence
Hydrocarbon release

Incident Location

Any Location Type

Incident Activity

Production operations

Specific Incident Equipment

Dual fuel turbine power generation

Lessons Identified

Fatigue cracking of the small bore tubing (SBT) led to the leak.

Current visual bund checks are insufficient.

A secondary drain point was beneficial and installed.

Incident Recommendations

Additional physical checks to be implemented to ensure enclosure drains are unblocked.

Consider fitting inspection windows on enclosure doors to allow internal inspection without direct entry.

Vibration monitoring should be performed on SBT of the turbines.

Procedures to be modified to include industry best practice for SBT.

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