Det norske contains North Sea Alvheim leak

Det norske oljeselskap has halted a hydrocarbon leak in the pump room on the Alvheim FPSO in the Norwegian North Sea.

Jul 29th, 2016
Alvheim FPSO in the Norwegian North Sea
Alvheim FPSO in the Norwegian North Sea

Offshore staff

TRONDHEIM, NorwayDet norske oljeselskap has halted a hydrocarbon leak in the pump room on the AlvheimFPSO in the Norwegian North Sea.

The incident yesterday morning triggered a gas alarm and all production was stopped immediately.

Det norske mobilized its offshore and onshore emergency response organization, but the crew on the FPSO managed to stop the leak after a short period of time, with no discharge into the sea.

The company expectsproduction to be back to normal shortly.

07/29/2016

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