There were originally 159 personnel on board and 43 personnel remain on the platform. All are safe and well.
A fire was reported on the platform at 08.07 on November 25th in the turbine module and was confirmed extinguished at 10:45.
All relevant authorities have been notified. A full investigation as to the cause of the fire is underway.
The Thistle Alpha installation is located approximately 523 km (325 miles) north north east of Aberdeen and comprises a steel jacket supporting a three deck platform, accommodation and helideck.
Maria Hamilton, a spokesperson for Lundin Petroleum, said total oil production of the Thistle Alpha platform is 5,000 barrels a day. A spokesman at Petrofac also confirmed production at the platform has stopped completely.
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