Cause & Consequence
- Uncontrolled release of a flammable gas or liquid
Specific Incident Equipment
The valves in question were all Master flow choke valves of various sizes. The common thread with all these valves is the design of the lugged cap containing the sealing arrangement.
- Identify valves of a similar design on the platform and check for similar problems
- Create a simple learning sheet and share with other platforms.
- Send valve for an investigation into its failure mode.