Production was suspended on April 28 at a North Sea oil platform following a suspected gasoline leak. Chevron mentioned the Alba Northern platform was shut at 17:50 as gasoline bubbles have been noticed within the water. All 124 workers on the Alba Northern have been secure and remained on the platform, the corporate mentioned.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency was knowledgeable after an alarm sounded on the platform, and the Health and Safety Executive confirmed that that they had additionally been knowledgeable of the incident and have been making preliminary inquiries.
On April 30, the corporate mentioned there was no proof of a gasoline leak from the platform or related pipelines after a collection of exams.
A spokeswoman mentioned: “Chevron North Sea Limited (CNSL) is assessing the Alba Northern Platform following a precautionary shutdown of operations on Saturday 28 April 2018 when bubbles from an unknown supply have been detected on the ocean floor close to the platform.
“CNSL has assessed the subsea tools and strain examined the gasoline import line and located no proof of a pure gasoline leak. The subsequent stage is to provoke a managed restart of manufacturing and proceed monitoring to substantiate our present findings below regular operations.”
Alba Northern is located round 130 miles north-east of Aberdeen.
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