BOEM Safety Alerts

Safety Alerts are posted by the BOEM to inform the offshore oil and gas industry of the circumstances surrounding an accident or a near miss.

They also contain recommendations that should help prevent the recurrence of such an incident on the OCS.

Doc # Title Effective Date
151 Explosion of Accumulated Gas in the Engine Room of a Supply Vessel Servicing an Offshore Facility 2/12/1987
150 Fire Occurs During Cutting Operation to Install Casing Head 7/24/1986
149 Compressor Blowdown Leads to Fire 5/13/1986
148 Pipe Nipple Fatigue and Inadequate Insulation Cause Compressor Fire 3/27/1986
147 Fire from Generator Engine Exhaust Leak Igniting Fiberglass Panel 3/17/1986
146 Fire During Production Equipment Dismantling Operations 2/21/1986
145 Tubing String Equipment Failure During a Plug and Abandonment Operation 8/22/1985
144 Uncontrolled Shallow Gas Flow 1/23/1986
143 Compressor Fire During Maintenance Operation 8/15/1985
142 Pollution Because of Failure of Level Safety High Sensor and Level Controller 6/20/1985
141 Fire in Rental Generator on Production Platform 6/20/1985
140 Uncontrolled Well Flow and Pollution During Workover Operations 6/18/1985
139 Pollution from Production Operations Due to Rupture Disc Failure 5/29/1985
138 Fire and Injury During Welding Operations in Derrick 5/29/1985
137 Personal Injury During Well Test 3/21/1985
136 Air Volume Tank Explosion 2/11/1985
135 Pollution from Diesel Fuel Tank Transfer 2/13/1985
134 Pipeline Pump Fire 2/8/1985
133 Degreaser Fire 2/13/1985
132 Supply Gas Fire 2/13/1985