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.

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Two-mile exclusion zone around Elgin platform

Engineers are still trying to find the source of a gas leak that has led to the evacuation of 238 workers from the Elgin PUQ oil platform 150 miles off the coast of Scotland. A two-mile exclusion zone has been set up around the platform.

Shell has said its decision to evacuate workers from a neighbouring platform last night was "precautionary".

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