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  • 30 December 2013

    On Saturday 28 December, an oil and gas leak was reported on the Statfjord A platform in the North Sea, Norwegian oil company Statoil has informed. Statfjord A was depressurized and shut down. The leakage has been stopped, and the site of the leak has been found and isolated. There were 168 workers on board […]

  • 21 May 2014

    A gas leak occurred at the Kårstø processing plant today, Wednesday 21 May. The incident was reported at 12.19 to Statoil’s emergency response unit at Kårstø. The plant’s evacuation alarm was set off. There were 445 persons in the facility when the incident occurred. At 14:00 all of them could return to their tasks, Statoil […]

  • 2 March 2011

    Operations at Statoil’s Sleipner A platform were temporarily recently following a suspected gas leak on the facility, the operator said in a report to Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority. The alarm was triggered on the platform, located in Block 15/9, after by three linear gas detectors indicated a leak in one of the turbine hoods at […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Exploration & Production

    There has been a gas leak at the Statoil-operated Gudrun platform in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. According to, a Norwegian website covering the country’s oil and gas sector, the leak occurred on the platform earlier this morning. No injuries have been reported to the crew. There were 26 people on board […]

  • 1 July 2016

    Chevron has reportedly experienced a gas leak at its Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project on Barrow Island off the northwest coast of Western Australia that lead to an evacuation of workers and suspension of production.  The Gorgon project is supplied from the Gorgon and Jansz-Io gas fields, located within the Greater Gorgon area, between 80 miles (130 […]

  • 28 July 2006

    With the help of infrared cameras and advanced electronics, the gas processing plant at K

  • 14 March 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian state-owned oil company Statoil has launched an investigation into a gas leak on the company’s Åsgard field offshore Norway.  Åsgard is the Statoil-operated crude oil, condensate and gas field, located in Haltenbanken in the Norwegian Sea, around 200 kilometers off mid-Norway and 50 kilometers south of the Heidrun field. The country’s business news website […]

  • 20 December 2012

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has notified Statoil of an order after its investigation of a hydrocarbon leak on Heimdal platform on 26 May 2012. The report identifies serious non-conformities from the regulations which are significant for safety. The hydrocarbon leak occurred in connection with the testing of two emergency shutdown valves (ESDVs) on […]

  • 17 October 2016

    Statoil shut down production at its Gullfaks A platform in the North Sea after a gas alarm was triggered on Sunday. The production was restored late last night.  This is the third incident to happen on a Statoil-operated facility during the weekend and a fourth one in less than a week. Namely, five people were […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The workers at the Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Australia were evacuated following a gas leak at the site, Bloomberg cited the energy major Chevron Corporation. Despite the minor gas leak at the development, situated on Barrow Island off the northwest coast of Western Australia, the terminal is still scheduled to transfer a cargo of LNG onto a tanker in […]

  • 9 May 2012

    QGC Pty Limited , a wholly owned subsidiary of BG Group, said it has stopped a gas leak that resulted in the suspension of drilling on a rig about 25km south-west of Chinchilla on Saturday night. The rig was drilling the Argyle 162 well on a QGC-owned property. Nobody was hurt in the incident, the […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A South Korean LPG tanker leaked gas off the coast of Dongying, China, in the morning hours of January 12.

  • 31 March 2017

    UK operator Dana Petroleum has detected a gas leak at its offshore unit in the North Sea. In a email sent to Offshore Energy Today on Friday, Dana said production was partially shut in on the Triton FPSO following identification of a gas leak on subsea gas lift infrastructure. According to BBC, the leak was […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    One Vietnamese seaman died and three others were hospitalized after inhaling toxic fumes aboard the general cargo ship Vimaru Pearl, according to local media. The injured seafarers were reportedly taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on February 13 after their vessel arrived at Kota Kimbalu Port, Sabah, Malaysia. At the time of the incident, which occurred due […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Exploration & Production

    ConocoPhillips, one of the world’s largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies has been fined after gas leaks on a gas platform off the Lincolnshire coast put workers’ lives in danger. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) UK, ConocoPhillips admitted serious safety failings in Lincoln Crown Court after two uncontrolled and […]

  • 22 April 2016

    Eni’s Goliat field located in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway, has been hit by a gas leak.  After several media reports said there has been a gas leak on Eni’s Barents Sea field, Offshore Energy Today has reached out to the Norwegian offshore safety agency, the Petroleum Safety Authority, as well as the operator of […]

  • 21 January 2015

    A gas leak was detected late Monday near the Curlew FPSO, in the Curlew Field, located in the Central North Sea, 220 kilometres east of Aberdeen, Scotland. According to Evening Express, Shell, the operator of the Curlew field, and the UK authorities are investigating the leak, after „bubbling at the surface of the sea“ several […]

  • 11 January 2016

    On December 29th, 2015, Offshore Energy Today informed about a gas leak that occurred aboard Marathon Oil’s Brae Alpha production platform in the UK North Sea. While this was confirmed as a leak to us by Marathon Oil, Oil and Gas People, a job site for the oil and gas industry, has a different side of the […]

  • 18 October 2006

    A busy Hampshire port had to be closed overnight after a gas leak on board a tanker at an oil refinery. Southampton port was shut when a faulty valve caused a leak on Tuesday evening on a tanker taking liquid propane gas from Fawley oil refinery. There were fears the gas could ignite and the […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Engie E&P Norge has reported a gas leak from Gjøa field located in the North Sea. The leak, which occurred Wednesday night, has been reported to be under control. The gas leak has been stopped and the situation on board the Gjøa platform is under normalisation, Engie said. Production is currently shut down. Gjøa is located 60 […]

  • 9 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    The gas leak that was reported at the Visund platform this morning was confirmed stopped just before 1pm today. Evacuated personnel will be returned to the platform. The gas leak is believed to have started at a point in a fixed riser carrying oil and gas from well A21 to the Visund platform. A gas […]

  • 9 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    The gas leak that was reported at the Visund platform this morning was confirmed stopped just before 1pm today. Evacuated personnel will be returned to the platform. The gas leak is believed to have started at a point in a fixed riser carrying oil and gas from well A21 to the Visund platform. A gas […]