While drilling from the Snorre A platform in the Norwegian North Sea on Saturday, Statoil reports significant losses of drilling fluid occurred prompting a partial evacuation of the platform. Statoil [...]
An offshore drilling platform, operated for Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras, was partially evacuated after tilting on Friday, but there was no risk of it sinking,
High-pressure gas leak from North Sea oil rig leads to evacuation, maritime exclusion zone BBC News reports that gas leaking from Total's Elgin PUQ platform,
Norwegian oil and gas producer Statoil is moving some workers off seven North Sea platforms in anticipation of a weekend storm, but production should not be affect, a spokesman said on Friday.
Statoil shut oil production at its Snorre B platform in the North Sea and evacuated a quarter of the personnel there after detecting a soil shift under a drilling template and then oil leak,