Oil leak shuts down Clair platform near Shetland

Oil leak shuts down Clair platform near Shetland

An investigation has been launched after an oil platform off Shetland leaked an unknown amount of crude oil into the sea.
BP said oil from its Clair platform spilled into the sea on Sunday morning. The size of the leak is still being investigated.
A BP spokesman said: "BP can confirm that a technical issue was reported on its Clair platform at approximately 10am on Sunday which resulted in a release of a quantity of oil to sea.
"The Clair platform, which is located 46 miles west of Shetland, has been shut down and the release has been stopped. All personnel have been accounted for... read more

3 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 48
Source: Daily Record

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