North Sea oil spill heading away from land, BP says

North Sea oil spill heading away from land, BP says
 

Its Clair platform was shut down on Sunday following the leak.
BP has not yet revealed how much fuel has escaped from the structure, which is 75km (46 miles) west of Shetland.
It has, however, confirmed oil is visible on the surface of the water and appears to be moving north.
The firm currently believes that allowing the oil to disperse naturally at sea is the best way to deal with the spill, although other options have not been ruled out.
In a statement, BP said: "The release was stopped within an hour once the issue had been identified and Clair production was taken offline.... read more

 
3 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 29
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