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Document ID (ISN)108151
CIS number 08-678
Year 2006
Convention or series no. HSE Research Report 430
Author(s) Wall M., Lee R., Frost S.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Offshore gas turbines (and major driven equipment) integrity and inspection guidance notes
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2006. x, 135p. Illus. 38 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract Gas turbines are widely used offshore for a variety of purposes including power generation, compression, pumping and water injection. This report is primarily designed to provide information for HSE inspectors in safety assessments, incident investigations and prior to site visits. It provides a detailed assessment of gas turbines and major driven equipment installed on offshore installations, focussing on maintenance issues. The applications, systems and components of gas turbines are reviewed. Guidance is given on maintenance issues typical for different systems. Summaries are given of database information on the turbines installed on installations in the British sector of the North Sea, together with recent incident and accident data. Recent experience and information from operators is also reviewed.
Descriptors (primary) gas turbines; offshore oil extraction; safety analysis
Descriptors (secondary) public OSH institutions; United Kingdom; report; safety and health documentation; major hazards; labour inspection; maintenance
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry