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.

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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.