Norway - from the article's link :
A gas leak in a well on Statoil’s Snorre A platform in the North Sea around 19.00 on Sunday 28 November prompted the evacuation of ... 181 of Snorre
A’s 216 crew.
UK, from news.bbc.co.uk... :
More than 40 workers remain on a North Sea oil platform from which 139 people were evacuated following a gas leak.
Unprecedented, since both platforms have strategic locations in the UK and Norway oil fields.
Snorre A impacts the world output.
- how statoil's announcement discloses that Snorre A output declined 40% in one year, contradicting official forecasts from last year
- how the UK incident discloses that 179 people are required to operate a platform that produces only about 14,000 bpd.
[edit on 28-11-2004 by MattMarriott]