Gas leak at Gjøa

21. Jun. 2017

A gas leak occurred at 20:01 Wednesday at the ENGIE E&P operated Gjøa field located in the North Sea. The situation is under control.

The field is situated West of Florø on the West coast of Norway.

The situation quickly came under control, and no injuries are reported. The gas leak has been stopped and the situation on board the Gjøa platform is under normalisation. Production is currently shut down.

The installation had 49 people on board when the incident occurred. 19 people were demobilised by helicopter and brought to a support center in Florø.

The company's emergency response organization is mobilised to coordinate all support required and is in dialogue with the relevant authorities.

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