Cormorant Alpha
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Cormorant Alpha leak: No reports of risk to the environment

There are no reports of any risk to the environment after a leak on the Cormorant Alpha oil platform was found.

Hydrocarbons were detected inside a leg of the Cormorant Alpha platform, which serves as a hub for eight other platforms and 27 oil fields.

The BBC's Colin Blane said that its operator, Taqa Bratani, had evacuated non-essential workers, but the leak had been contained.

  • 16 Jan 2013