LPG leak hits Equinor’s Mongstad facility

LPG leak hits Equinor's Mongstad facility
Image courtesy of Equinor

Norwegian energy giant and LNG operator Equinor reported a liquefied petroleum gas leak at its Mongstad facility north of Bergen. 

The company said that on Monday, before 8:00 an LPG leakage occurred at one of the Mongstad facilities, however, the leakage was stopped at 9:15, Equinor said in a statement.

All personnel not involved in the emergency response work have evacuated, and all personnel has been accounted for.

Emergency shutdown and depressurizing of the leaking unit were implemented.

The facility where the leakage occurred produces naphtha, a component used in gasoline/petrol production.

The authorities have been notified and securing of the facility is underway.

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