The oil-monitoring programme includes the gas and steam turbines, boiler feed pumps, circulating water pumps, all oil-filled transformers, boiler damper hydraulic systems, gas and steam turbine control systems, diesel engines and air compressors. The various oil parameters are monitored monthly, quarterly or 6-monthly depending on the type of analysis and the type of equipment.

The oil samples are collected by our personnel and analysis is conducted at the Paka Station Laboratory. Testing operations are designed to meet MS ISO/IEC 17025: “General Requirements for the Competence of Calibration and Testing Laboratories” w hich consist of standard criteria on technical requirements for testing control.