Gjoa remains shut as Engie reveals cause of gas leak

first_imgFollowing a gas leak on the Engie E&P-operated Gjøa platform in the North Sea, the operator has now identified a cause but is keeping the production shut. Engie has 30% interest in the field and its partners are Shell with 12%, Dea Norge with 8%, Petoro with 30% and Wintershall Norge with the remaining 20% interest.A condensate leak occurred at 20:01 Wednesday at the Gjøa platform, prompting the company to shut down the production. The situation quickly came under control, and no injuries occurred.Engie said on Thursday that the direct cause of the leak is now identified to be a fracture in a weld on a 3/4″ pipe associated with a condensate pump.According to the company, the leakage generated gas detection with following shutdown, depressurization of the facility and release of deluge. The condensate leak was stopped and the situation on board the Gjøa platform is under normalization. No leakages to sea took place and production remains shut down.Gjøa had 49 people on board when the incident occurred and 19 people were demobilized by helicopter and brought to a support center in Florø. Some of these employees are now returning to Gjøa to take part in the normalization process.Engie’s emergency response organisation was mobilized to coordinate all support required and the company is now in dialogue with the relevant authorities. Also, an internal investigation group is now being established.The Gjøa gas field is situated 60 kilometers west of Florø, on the west coast of Norway.last_img read more

Odriozola, a step away from Bayern

first_imgBayern’s intention is to give coach Hansi Flick more options on the right side. The defensive section is a priority when looking for reinforcements after a real plague of injuries that ended up whipping Bayern during the first round of the championship. Kimmich started in the right-handed lane during the last season, but after the arrival of Pavard he occupies the position of midfielder. The incorporation of Odriozola, in addition to giving Flick more options, would allow Mr. Mister to move Pavard to the central position where he currently does not have the services of Süle, Lucas and Javi Martínez due to injury.Without the confidence of the technicianThe Spanish international arrived at Real Madrid in the summer of 2018 coming from Real Sociedad and barely counts for Zidane since the defeat in Mallorca last October, the last one suffered by the white team; this season only adds 434 minutes on the pitch distributed in five games; In addition, it has been left out of the Zidane call in 17 of the 28 matches played. In need of minutes, the Bundesliga can offer you the perfect scenario to regain confidence. According to numerous German media, the muniqueses intend to seize the services of Odriozola as a loan, tto and as it happened in his day with James Rodriguez, who wore Bavarian clothing for two seasons.Own Zinedine Zidane has just confirmed that “Odriozola has an option to leave, but still not official. We’re going to wait”. Odriozola is about to leave Real Madrid. The side of San Sebastian has not trained this morning on the grass of Valdebebas with his teammates and in the next few hours he could leave on loan to the Bunsdesliga. At this time, his most likely destination seems to be Bayern Munich. last_img read more