STAVANGER, Norway -- The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has initiated an investigation of the hydrocarbon leak that occurred on the Oseberg C facility on Friday, Sept. 12.
The PSA was notified about the significant leak on Friday. An inspection, conducted after confirmation that the facility had been depressurized, revealed a rupture in an equalization line.
All personnel mustered at lifeboats, but no injuries were reported in connection with the incident. A general alarm and shut down of production was initiated, according to the PSA.