IOG ‘working urgently’ to resolve platform problem at Blythe
North sea agency IOG is working to revive manufacturing from one of many fields that makes up its flagship Saturn Banks scheme.
The corporate and its offshore responsibility holder ODE Asset Administration (ODEAM) have continued to analyze the beforehand introduced chemical injection fault on the Blythe platform.
Because of the problem the Blythe properly needed to be quickly shut in.
On additional inspection, further course of, security research and procurement of supplies are required earlier than an answer will be utilized, IOG (LON: IOG) mentioned.
These work streams are being pursued as “quickly as doable” to expedite protected reopening of the Blythe properly.
The London-listed firm confirmed that the fault is a mechanical problem on the Blythe topsides and doesn’t relate to the Blythe reservoir.
Manufacturing from the Elgood area, a subsea tie-back to the Blythe platform, hasn’t been impacted by the problem.
In the meantime on the Southwark area growth drilling is anticipated to renew by mid-April after a profitable train to remediate the seabed circumstances was carried out.
Andrew Hockey, chief govt of IOG, commented: “We’re working urgently to resolve this very irritating platform mechanical problem which has shut within the Blythe properly. Importantly, this isn’t a reservoir associated problem and Elgood manufacturing continues within the meantime inside a really robust fuel market. We are going to launch additional updates as we make clear the timing of Blythe resumption.”