On 28 September Equinor was notified a few fireplace in a turbine on the Hammerfest LNG at Melkøya, Norway at about 1530 hours. No personnel have been reported injured or lacking, and all workers who are usually not taking part within the emergency response have been evacuated.
Hammerfest LNG was shut down in accordance with its emergency protocols, and Equinor’s emergency response group mustered to supply assist in dealing with the state of affairs.
Later within the day Equinor reported that there are now not seen flames on the LNG-plant and that work is ongoing to chill down the world the place the hearth occurred.
Hammerfest LNG, exterior Hammerfest in Finnmark county, is a facility that receives and processes pure gasoline from the Snøhvit discipline within the Barents Sea. The gasoline is conveyed in a 160 km gasoline pipeline to the power, which grew to become operational within the autumn of 2007. Equinor was the operator throughout the improvement part and now has operational duty for the power.
Snøhvit is the primary improvement within the Barents Sea, and the primary main improvement on the Norwegian continental shelf with no floor installations. Large portions of pure gasoline are introduced onshore and cooled down on the most northerly export facility for LNG, Liquefied Natural Gas.
(Source and picture: Equinor – Hammerffest LNG plant at Melkoya)
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