Minor gas leak at Heimdal quickly resolved

December 25, 2006, 00:30 CET

A minor gas leak ocurred at 10.15 today in connection with work in the process plant at Heimdal.

All production was stopped and personell was mustered in accordance with routine procedure. 47 people are onboard the platform. The situation was quickly resolved and preparations are ongoing to restart production. All routines and procedures were followed. An internal investigation of the incidence will be started immediately.