Guyana: Exxon’s oil platform experiences gas compression problem

Exxon’s oil platform has experienced a gas compression problem forcing it to flare gas above pilot levels.

Exxon this afternoon issued the following statement which said “There was a technical issue regarding a seal on the gas compressor on Liza Destiny. This unfortunate incident resulted in us having to temporarily increase our flare above pilot levels in order to maintain safe operations”.

It quoted Alistair Routledge, President of ExxonMobil Guyana as saying “We are disappointed that this unexpected issue has occurred and we’re working diligently with the vessel’s owner and the equipment vendor to understand and fix the issue as quickly as possible”.


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