Total criticized for handling of dangerous gas leak

Safety should have been better, and communications seemed random during last year's highly dangerous gas leak on the Tyra platform in the Danish North Sea, concludes Denmark's Accident Investigation Board for Offshore Oil and Gas Activities. Operator Total pledges improvements to procedures and practices.

A gas leak during decommissioning work at the Tyra field nearly proved fatal in May last year. Now, Total is criticized for its handling of the matter. | Photo: Total

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