Three arc flashes on rigs cause for concern

RECENT onshore electric arc flash accidents at power stations resulted in serious injuries and fatalities last year in Australia, which has prompted the national offshore oil and gas regulator to call on industry to ensure operators effectively eliminate similar potential risks offshore.

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The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) this month warned it routinely receives notifications where "electrical isolations have resulted in the