Total call in BP oil spill recovery experts

Total has flown in 10-20 specialist engineers to tackle the leak and enlisted the services of Wild Well Control, which was heavily involved in the BP's Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.


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.