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Elgin Gas Leak In Scotland’s North Sea is Finally Stopped After Nearly Two Months

The French energy giant Total announced today that it has finally stopped the natural gas leak at its Elgin platform in the North Sea, 150 miles off the coast of Scotland. The Elgin leak, which started March 25, released gas at a rate of 7 million cubic feet a day at its peak and led [...]
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Workers plug gas leak in North Sea after 7 Weeks

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

London (CNN) -- Energy giant Total said Wednesday it was able to plug a well that had been leaking gas for seven weeks at a North Sea platform. Nearly 240 people were evacuated from the Elgin platform and an adjacent drilling rig af... Read Post

Natural Gas Leak off Scottish Coast — Energy Giant Total Trying to Contain It

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica (2 years ago)

The energy company Total has been trying to contain a natural gas leak at their Elgin offshore drilling platform for the past day or so. This natural gas drilling platform is located off the coast of Scotland, and the leak has resul... Read Post

Total: "may take SIX Months" to stop North Sea gas cloud

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Reuters) - A cloud of explosive natural gas boiling out of the North Sea from a leak at Total's abandoned Elgin platform forced wider evacuations off the Scottish coast on Tuesday as the French firm warned it may take six months to ... Read Post


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