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Fire on Oseberg A quickly extinguished
Date: Monday, June 16, 2008 @ 08:00:00 EDT
Topic: OFFSHORE NEWS


Fire on Oseberg A quickly extinguishedAround 17.30 Sunday a fire was reported in a high voltage room on the Oseberg A platform. The fire was quickly extinguished.


There were 311 people on board, and no one was injured during the incident.


The Oseberg A platform in the North Sea.  (Photo: Harald Pettersen)
The Oseberg A platform in the North Sea. (Photo: Harald Pettersen)


The production on the Oseberg field centre is now shut down. The authorities have been notified.

The Oseberg field centre includes the three Oseberg A, B and D platforms, which are bridge-linked in the southern part of the field, and Oseberg C, which is located 14 kilometres north of the field centre.

Oseberg A is a concrete platform with processing equipment and living quarters, whereas Oseberg B has a steel jacket with drilling, production and injection equipment.







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