The gas leak at a Totalplatform in the North Sea has been plugged.
Offshore giant Total has finally stopped the gas leak on its Elgin platform.
Total has this morning said an operation to stop its leaking well on the Elgin platform has been successful.
The operation to stop gas leaking from the Elgin platform in the North Sea is under way.
Offshore giant Total said an "important advancement" had been made in plugging the gas leak at its stricken Elgin platform last night.
Total has started operations to stem the gas leak at its stricken Elgin platform in the North Sea.
Total said yesterday it had sent another team out to the stricken Elgin platform as part of its preparations to plug the gas leak.
Oil giant Total has revealed details of how it plans to bring a major gas leak on board its Elgin platform under control.
BP has dampened talk that it could plug its gushing well in the Gulf of Mexico this month.