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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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Gas Leak Finally Halted at Total’s Elgin Platform

French oil major Total, announced that their well intervention efforts at the North Sea Elgin complex were successful in finally halting the flow of gas from

May 16, 2012
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Friday, May 11, 2012
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Total: “Top Kill” at Elgin Could Happen Today

PARIS (Dow Jones)–Total SA (TOT) Friday said it has everything ready to “kill” a leaking gas well in the North Sea. “We could carry

May 11, 2012
Total Views: 1

Friday, May 4, 2012
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West Phoenix on Station to Perform Elgin Well Intervention

PARIS (Dow Jones)–French oil major Total SA (TOT, FP.FR) Friday reiterated it was ready to start “in the coming days” an operation to

May 4, 2012
Total Views: 20

Thursday, April 26, 2012
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Intervention Crew Installs Gas Diverter on Elgin Platform

PARIS (Dow Jones)–Oil major Total SA (TOT, FP.FR) Thursday said the specialized crew currently intervening on its North Sea Elgin Platform have further

April 26, 2012
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Well Control Experts Land on Elgin, SEDCO 714 Spuds In

At 1153 GMT, Total announced via Twitter that a team of 11 engineers had descended upon the stricken Elgin platform to commence “well kill”

April 18, 2012
Total Views: 52

Thursday, April 5, 2012
Total and Wild Well Control Crews Complete First Foray Onto Elgin Platform

Total and Wild Well Control Crews Complete First Foray Onto Elgin Platform

PARIS–Total SA (TOT, FP.FR) said Thursday a specialized crew on a reconnaissance mission to the Elgin platform in the North Sea returned safely, armed

April 5, 2012
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Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Elgin’s Offshore Installation Manager Describes Evacuation, Decision-Making [INTERVIEW]

Elgin’s Offshore Installation Manager Describes Evacuation, Decision-Making [INTERVIEW]

Total’s interview with William Andrew Cardno, the Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) of the Elgin Platform.  He describes the evacuation of the

April 4, 2012
Total Views: 69

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
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Greenpeace On Scene To Harass Emergency Operations

A Greenpeace ship is currently hovering around the exclusion zone surrounding the Elgin platform, the site of a large gas leak in the North Sea. “We want

April 3, 2012
Total Views: 9

Sunday, April 1, 2012
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Total Contracts Wild Well Control to Conduct “Top Kill” at Elgin

ABERDEEN, Scotland (Dow Jones)–Total SA‘s (TOT) efforts to stem a natural gas leak on a North Sea platform gathered pace Sunday after an onboard

April 1, 2012
Total Views: 70

Friday, March 30, 2012
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Forties Crude Cargos Dropped Due to North Sea Field Shutdown

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Two more cargoes of North Sea Forties crude have been dropped from the April loading program and one delayed by several days as Total

March 30, 2012
Total Views: 9

Rowan Gorilla V

Mobilized by Total: Transocean’s Sedco 714 and the Rowan Gorilla 5

LONDON ( Dow Jones ) – Efforts to drill a relief well to plug the leak seen since Sunday on a platform of Total (FP.FR) in the UK North Sea began

March 30, 2012
Total Views: 113

Thursday, March 29, 2012
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Total Prepares Rigs to Drill Relief Well at Elgin

LONDON (Dow Jones)–French oil company Total SA (TOT) is mobilizing two rigs to drill a relief well that could eventually halt a gas leak from the Elgin

March 29, 2012
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Wednesday, March 28, 2012
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North Sea Oil Market Largely Unfazed by Elgin and Franklin Shutdown

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Weak demand for North Sea Forties crude due to refinery maintenance season and the availability of cheaper alternatives have prevented

March 28, 2012
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
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Will it be Transocean to the Rescue, or Perhaps Rowan? Total Considers Options at Elgin

(Dow Jones) French oil major Total SA (TOT, FP.FR) may hire Transocean Ltd. (RIG, RIGN.VX) and Rowan Cos. (RDC) to drill relief wells to end an ongoing gas

March 27, 2012
Total Views: 4

Elgin platform total

Total Considers Drilling a Relief Well at the Elgin Platform, Gas Leak Continues

PARIS (Dow Jones)–Total SA (TOT) is studying all options, including drilling a relief well, to end an ongoing gas leak at its Elgin platform in the

March 27, 2012
Total Views: 66

Sunday, March 25, 2012
elgin franklin gas condensate field offshore total

Production Halted on Total’s Elgin Gas Platform After Gas Leak

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Total SA (TOT, FP.PR) has been forced to halt production from a platform in the Elgin gas and condensate field in the U.K. North Sea

March 25, 2012
Total Views: 69


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