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Notice 305797566  served against Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Limited on 29/08/2014
Notice Type Improvement Notice
Description You have not taken appropriate measures to prevent fire and explosion in that your pipework inspection activities, which are intended to prevent the uncontrolled release of flammable substances because of external corrosion, have not been effective in that your report SAL10601 for the utility gas pipework line number 2.0” GU-61027-C2A states that it is a redundant line, when in fact you continued to use it for gas utility service and that furthermore you did not act on your inspection report of 2009 for this line, which identified that it was subject to significant external corrosion and this corrosion then developed to the extent that on 08 August 2014 there was an uncontrolled release of hydrocarbon gas through a hole that had formed through the side-wall of the line, thus resulting in a risk of fire and/or explosion
Compliance Date  28/02/2015 Revised Compliance Date 
Result  Complied with

Breaches involved in this Notice

Location of Offence 
Address Saltire A/Repsol Sinopec Resou
Saltire A

Region Scotland
Local Authority Aberdeen City UA
Industry Extractive and utility supply industries
Type of Location Fixed Attended
HSE Details
HSE Group HIDEDU1S1 HSE Directorate Hazardous Installations DIrectorate
HSE Area HSE Division Scotland