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The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway investigates fire on Valhall

On Wednesday 13 July, a fire broke out in the compressor area of Valhall PCP. Today the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) will send two representatives to Valhall to investigate the incident.


The fire, which was reported to the authorities yesterday afternoon, started at around 4.40 p.m. A standby vessel was deployed to put out the fire and at 6.45 p.m. it was confirmed that the fire had been extinguished. All personnel were evacuated and there were no injuries.

The PSA will investigate the incident. The investigation team will travel to Valhall on 14 July 2011. 


Contact information
Inger Anda

E-mail: inger.anda@ptil.no
Telephone: 970 54 064

Øyvind Midttun, Press contact
Email: oyvind.midttun@ptil.no | +47 51 87 34 77