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  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Rehabilitation of the Port Elgin breakwater, led by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), will begin shortly, the Town of Saugeen Shores reports.  Equipment and supplies have already begun arriving at the Port Elgin Main Beach parking area from the bandshell south towards the Beach House, which will serve as a staging area during construction. According […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Prosafe has signed a contract with Total E&P UK Limited for the Safe Caledonia to provide accommodation support at the Elgin complex in the UK sector of the North Sea.

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A ceremony has taken place in Elgin to mark the official opening of the flood alleviation scheme designed by Royal HaskoningDHV. The scheme has been 13 years in the making, is the largest of the five schemes in the Moray framework and the last to be completed. Scotland’s largest flood alleviation scheme has been officially […]

  • 22 December 2015

    French oil major Total has reportedly been fined for a gas leak that occurred on its Elgin platform, in the UK North Sea, back in 2012.  Offshore Energy Today recently reported that Total was due to appear in court as it had been charged for the Elgin gas leak under offshore installations regulations. According to BBC, […]

  • 18 December 2015

    French oil major Total has reportedly been charged for a gas leak on one of its North Sea platforms in 2012.  Namely, back in March 2012, Total’s Elgin platform, located in the UK North Sea 240 km from Aberdeen, experienced a gas leak on the G4 well spurring evacuation of 238 people from Elgin and […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest in a major improvement project at Port Elgin Harbor. This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users. This investment at Port Elgin Harbor will involve rehabilitation of the west pier by encapsulating the existing […]

  • 17 March 2014

    French oil major Total may face prosecution over the 2012 gas leak incident at its Elgin field platform in the UK part of the North Sea, 240 km from Aberdeen. According to the British media, the UK Health and Safety Executive has filed the final report on the incident to the Scotland’s Crown Office for review, recommending prosecution. To […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    French oil major Total announces the restart of production on the Elgin/Franklin area in the UK North Sea on 9 March 2013, following the approval of the safety case by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Production resumes gradually and should soon reach close to 70,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed; approximately […]

  • 11 March 2013

    Total announced the restart of production on the Elgin/Franklin area on 9 March 2013, following the approval of the safety case by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Production resumes gradually and should soon reach close to 70,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed; approximately 30,000 boed in Total’s share), that is to […]

  • 7 November 2012

    Cyprus-based Prosafe has been awarded a contract by Elf Exploration UK Ltd for the provision of the Safe Bristolia accommodation support rig at the Elgin-Franklin Facility in the UK sector of the North Sea. The firm period of the contract is 173 days with on-site operations planned to commence 1st May 2013. The owner of […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Since the gas leak on the Elgin G4 well was stopped by a successful well intervention operation on 15 May, the G4 well has remained stable and significant further progress has been made moving towards a permanent solution. Total and its contractors have now restarted the essential safety and support systems on board the Elgin […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Following 5 days of close monitoring, Total is now able to confirm the success of the intervention conducted on May 15th on the leaking G4 well on the Elgin complex, 240 kilometers from Aberdeen in the UK North Sea. To regain control of the well, heavy mud was pumped into G4 well from the semi-submersible […]

  • 21 May 2012

    After closely monitoring the well at the Elgin complex for five days, French oil company Total has confirmed the success of the intervention conducted on May 15th on the leaking G4 well on the Elgin complex, 240 kilometers from Aberdeen in the UK North Sea. To regain control of the well, heavy mud was pumped […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Oil & Gas UK, the not-for-profit representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, has welcomed Total’s successful well intervention operation to stop the Elgin gas leak. Robert Paterson, Oil & Gas UK’s health and safety director, said: “Oil & Gas UK welcomes the news that the well-kill operation to stop the Elgin […]

  • 16 May 2012

    After it yesterday began a dynamic kill operation Total has announced that the well intervention operation has stopped the G4 well leak on the Elgin complex, 240km from Aberdeen in the UK North Sea. The well intervention operation, which involved pumping heavy mud into the leaking well, began on May 15th and the leak was […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Total is today able to announce that a well intervention operation has stopped the G4 well leak on the Elgin complex, 240km from Aberdeen in the UK North Sea. The well intervention operation, which involved pumping heavy mud into the leaking well, began on May 15th and the leak was stopped 12 hours later. The […]

  • 16 May 2012

    French supermajor Total informed the Department of Energy and Climate Change that their dynamic kill operation to try to stop the gas release from the Elgin well began yesterday. DECC have been working closely with TOTAL and gave environmental consent to the company earlier in May to pump heavy mud into the well via a […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Total has started the planned well intervention operation to stop the leak from the G4 well on the Elgin complex. The well intervention operation got underway this morning with the pumping of heavy mud into the well from the main support vessel, the West Phoenix semi-submersible drilling rig, via a temporary pipeline connected to the […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Final preparations for the planned well intervention on Elgin’s leaking G4 well are nearing completion. These have included the West Phoenix drilling rig positioning itself about 30 metres away from the Elgin complex ready to support the operation. Weather permitting, the well intervention should now start within a very few days. Before moving alongside Elgin, […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Final preparations for the planned well intervention on Elgin’s leaking G4 well are nearing completion. These have included the West Phoenix drilling rig positioning itself about 30 metres away from the Elgin complex ready to support the operation. Weather permitting, the well intervention should now start within a very few days. Before moving alongside Elgin, […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    French supermajor Total said an important progress in stopping the leak on the G4 well on the Elgin complex was made on May 4 when the semi-submersible drilling rig, the West Phoenix, moved within the current exclusion zone ready to position itself directly alongside the complex. The dynamically positioned rig will be the main support […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    An important advancement in stopping the leak on the G4 well on the Elgin complex was made on 4 May when the semi-submersible drilling rig, the West Phoenix, moved within the current exclusion zone ready to position itself directly alongside the complex. This dynamically positioned rig will be the main support vessel during the forthcoming […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Further significant steps have been taken this week towards stopping the Elgin gas leak, including the installation of a key piece of equipment on the G4 well to divert leaking gas away from the wellhead platform. Known as a diverter, this specially manufactured device has been connected to the G4 wellhead and is now carrying […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Further significant steps have been taken this week towards stopping the Elgin gas leak, including the installation of a key piece of equipment on the G4 well to divert leaking gas away from the wellhead platform. Known as a diverter, this specially manufactured device has been connected to the G4 wellhead and is now carrying […]

  • 20 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    French oil and gas company Total today announced that the two technical solutions to stop the gas leak on well G4 of the Elgin platform are progressing according to plan. As announced, drilling of the G4 relief well (G4-K1) commenced while in parallel experts continued with key tasks in preparation for the well control operation […]