Posts Tagged “Total”

Gas leak in North Sea reminiscent of BP oil spill

Originally published on By Carrie Mihalcik Gas has been spewing into the air for over a week due to a major leak at the Elgin offshore platform in the North Sea. All 238 workers were evacuated and a two-mile evacuation radius was set up around the platform, which is about 150 miles off the […]

French court may overturn total oil spill ruling

Originally published on Reuters. By Thierry Lévêque France’s highest court could annual verdict against national oil giant Total over a devastating 1999 oil spill off the Brittany coast, a legal source told Reuters on Friday. Total, currently battling to cut off a gas leak at its North Sea Elgin platform off Scotland, was found guilty […]