Statoil announced Friday that a gas leak that occurred at the Kaarstoe processing plant Thursday night has now been stopped.
In a company statement on Statoil’s website, the Norwegian energy firm said the situation at the site “is returning to normal” and that external resources from the emergency services have been demobilised. Statoil mentioned that it was too early to say anything about the cause of the incident, which will be investigated.
During the start-up of the plant following the incident last night, Statoil revealed that a smaller leak occurred, which it claimed was “not usual during run-up of plant sections”. The leak has since been identified, “is under control”, and did not involve the mobilisation of external resources.
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