Plug and abandonment of oil well results in leaking gas - South Texas, USA

October 02, 2014

Energy, Mechanical Failure Analysis


Envista Forensics petrochemical engineers were hired to determine the cause of a gas leak on an oil field.


A team of Envista engineers met with the insured's management and accounting personnel to determine relevant coverage.


After review and analysis of all reports and costs, we determined the dropped pipe was not the cause of the gas still leaking but was due to the inability of service personnel to make prudent decisions.

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