Det norske contains North Sea Alvheim leak

Offshore staff

TRONDHEIM, NorwayDet norske oljeselskap has halted a hydrocarbon leak in the pump room on the Alvheim FPSO in the Norwegian North Sea.

The incident yesterday morning triggered a gas alarm and all production was stopped immediately.

Det norske mobilized its offshore and onshore emergency response organization, but the crew on the FPSO managed to stop the leak after a short period of time, with no discharge into the sea.

The company expects production to be back to normal shortly.


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Alvheim FPSO in the Norwegian North Sea
Det norske is the operator of the Alvheim field, with a 65% interest. Partners are ConocoPhillips AS with a 20% interest and Lundin Norway AS with a 15% interest. (Photo courtesy Det norske oljeselskap)

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