Record fine for Total’s record North Sea gas leak

Oil firm Total has been fined more than £1m for the 2012 blowout of its Elgin platform in the North Sea, which took seven weeks to remedy

by Gareth Simkins
Total's Elgin platform was shut down for seven weeks following a blowout. Credit: Ken Taylor Photography, Total E&P UK Ltd
Total's Elgin platform was shut down for seven weeks following a blowout. Credit: Ken Taylor Photography, Total E&P UK Ltd

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