Shell evacuates staff from North Sea rig

Shell is removing workers from two offshore installations close to a Total platform which has been evacuated after a gas leak. The leak on the Elgin PUQ platform, about 150 miles off the coast of Aberdeen, led to the evacuation of all 238 workers.


North Sea gas leak

Shell has removed oil workers from two offshore rigs in the North Sea after a serious gas leak at a nearby Elgin platform, operated by Total. Engineers are still trying to find the source of the leak.