logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Total Now Progressing With Actions To Stop Gas Leak Incident At Elgin Platform

Total SA (TOT, TTFNF.PK, TTA.L) said it is now progressing with actions to stop a gas leak incident on the plugged G4 production well on Elgin platform. Further to the gas leak, the situation has been stable on site over the last five days, the company noted.

Total specified that two main solutions are being progressed. The first is to pump heavy mud directly into the well and the second is to drill relief wells to intervene at the source of the gas flow. The company is mobilizing all means to allow these options to be implemented.

The precise cause of the gas leak is still being investigated and efforts continue to bring it under control.

Total continues to actively monitor the situation by using satellites and surveillance spotter planes.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
Fast-food giant Burger King will be adding hot dogs to its menu in the US from February 23. According to Burger King's North American President Alex Macedo, this addition is the most significant menu addition for the burger chain since it added a chicken sandwich in the 1970s. Burger King will... Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA), Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss that widened from last year, hurt largely by higher operating costs which offset an increase in revenues. However, shares of the company gained 11 percent after the company detailed a strong delivery target for 2016. Tesla,... Micro-blogging site Twitter Inc. (TWTR), Tuesday reported a smaller loss for the fourth quarter, as revenues surged 48 percent reflecting growth in its advertising business despite a stagnating user growth. The company detailed a weak revenue outlook for the first quarter. Investors are concerned...
comments powered by Disqus
RELATED NEWS
Trade TOT now with 
Follow RTT