December, 2020

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202024DecAll DayMedor FSU Damage 1988Fulmar Field UK North Sea (GB) Origin: Marsh Industry:OffshoreCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Natural eventIncident:COLLISIONHazard:FlammableImpact:COST (On Site)Consequence:FinancialMaterial:Crude Oil

Summary

Failure of seabed components caused 210,000 metric tonnes of FSU to break free in bad weather. Three out of four latch plates fractured. About 210,000 bbl-per-day of crude was lost, equating to about 10% of UK production.

[ Property Damage $60 Million. Estimated Current Value $138 Million ]


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Origin

Time

Thu 24 Dec 2020 - Thu 24 Dec 2020

Location

Fulmar Field

Fulmar Field, North Sea United Kingdom

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