BP's Clair oil platform shut down after leak

BP's Clair oil platform shut down after leak

BP has shut down one of its oil platforms, about 75 km to the west of Shetland, because of a leak.
Oil was released into the water from the Clair platform on Sunday morning.
The size of the leak is unclear, and efforts are under way to ascertain whether it has caused damage to the environment.
BP said it was caused by a "technical issue" and an investigation into what happened was under way.
No-one was injured.
The UK Government's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has been informed and the industry funded organisation Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) has... read more

2 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 58
Source: BBC

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