An earthquake measuring 3.1 magnitude was recorded in the North Sea yesterday – in an area where a platform was abandoned after a major gas leak.
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Nine North Sea gas platforms were shut down for a month by health and safety chiefs following a major gas scare, it has emerged.
Improvements in safety and a fall in oil and gas leaks in the North Sea offshore industry have been highlighted in a new annual publication.
Representatives of the oil and gas industry will meet in Aberdeen today to discuss the lessons learned from recent helicopter incidents in the North Sea.
Oil giant Total has revealed details of how it plans to bring a major gas leak on board its Elgin platform under control.
OIL giant Total has confirmed that a major gas leak on one of its North Sea platforms could go on for months and admitted there is a risk of explosion.