BP rig at centre of protest ‘makes u-turn’ near oil field

An oil rig at the centre of a protest by environmental campaigners has been forced to make a “u-turn” on its way to a North Sea field.

The Transocean PBLJ rig was heading to the Vorlich oil field after being occupied by activists in the Cromarty Firth, north of Inverness, between Sunday and Friday.

It had left the area on Saturday but was being pursued by Greenpeace’s ship, the Arctic Sunrise, and activists failed in an attempt to re-board the rig again on...
source: The Northern Echo

2019-06-16 20:02
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