Total, Wild Well Control board Elgin complex; kill plans can proceed

04/16/2012
Total SA representatives and Wild Well Control workers boarded the Elgin natural gas and condensate complex in the North Sea on Apr. 6 and confirmed that a planned kill operation to bring the leaking G4 well under control can continue as planned. After ensuring all necessary safety requirements were met, the team got out of a helicopter and found no gas on the Elgin Process, Utilities, Quarters platform, which is connected by a 90-m bridge to the leaking wellhead platform. The structural condition of the platform, the G4 wellhead, and the adjacent Rowan Cos. Inc. Viking drilling rig, were found to be unchanged since Total evacuated the complex on Mar. 25. No injuries were reported; 238 pe...
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