Safety and Loss Prevention
Oil and Gas (Upstream)
The incident summaries provide a brief description of the event and highlight key points (including basic causes, critical factors, root causes and lessons learned) in addition to signposting interested readers to the detailed investigation report and selected other pertinent reference materials.
Piper Alpha - 06 July 1988
Incident: Gas condensate reinjection pump leak. Location: UK. Keywords: blind, communication, condensate, evacuation, explosion, LOPC, LOTO, MoC, permit, Piper, PtW, TSR. Author: Peter Marsh.
Mumbai High North - 27 July 2005
Incident: Support vessel collision with platform. Location: India. Keywords: collision, explosion, fire, high north, MHN, MSV, protection, riser, rupture. Author: Peter Marsh.
Macondo - 20 April 2010
Incident: Oil well blowout during temporary abandonment operation. Location: USA. Keywords: blowout, BOP, cement, contractor, design, drill, explosion, fire, Macondo, pollution, regulatory, rig, training. Author: Peter Marsh.
Camarupim - 11 February 2015
Incident: Condensate stripping pump leak. Location: Brazil. Keywords: alarm, blind, Camarupim, condensate, explosion, FPSO, MoC, quarters, procedure, PSSR, pump, risk. Author: Peter Marsh.