November, 2006

This is a repeating event

200605NovAll DayFloating Production Unit Flammable Release 2006Norwegian North Sea (NO)Industry:OffshoreCountry:NorwayLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazards:FlammableImpact:ENVIRONMENTAL (Offsite)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Methane


Offshore gas alarms were triggered on this floating production unit. Upon investigation, it was established that a leak was emanating from one of the production risers. Upon further investigation, five other risers were found to be similarly affected. Remedial work was subsequently carried out.

[ Property Damage $185 Million. Estimated Current Value $248 Million ]

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