North Sea rig shut down after oil spill off Shetland
An oil spill from a North Sea platform is heading away from land, according to BP.
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 46 miles west of Shetland.
Refugee who fled war-torn Eritrea says life is even worse in Swansea after burglary 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... read more