Gas Turbine/Centrifugal Compressor

Turbine Cabinet

Lube Oil Tank Sketch

Modified P&I

LocationAlgeria
ApplicationGas extraction plant
Machine TypeHeavy-duty Gas Turbine
ServiceCentrifugal compressor drive
Power10 MW

Challenge

Explosion of the gas turbine cabinet

Solution

  • RCA indicated explosion due to a failure of lube oil trap level control loop and vent line clogged
  • Lube oil vent system modified
  • Lube oil tank fill-up procedure established

Result

Event occurrence eliminated