Schiehallion back on stream after BP fixes cracked vesse

BP brought its Schiehallion field west of the Shetlands back on stream this week 14 days after a large wave split part of the hull on its floating production vessel. A BP spokesman said cracks on the upper bow section of the hull were welded up and production restarted on 23 November at a rate […]

BP brought its Schiehallion field west of the Shetlands back on stream this week 14 days after a large wave split part of the hull on its floating production vessel.

A BP spokesman said cracks on the upper bow section of the hull were welded up and production restarted on 23 November at a rate of 80,000 barrels a day.