Atlantic LNG: Point Fortin plant experienced hydrocarbon release
Created : 2 August 2017
Officials at Atlantic LNG have attributed reports of a gas leak at the Point Fortin plant to a hydrocarbon release.
In a brief statement, the company said around 11 am on Wednesday, there was a hydrocarbon release at the Point Fortin facility.
"The company’s response and safety systems immediately activated as per their design and all staff at the facility were evacuated as a precautionary measure.
"Within 20 minutes the incident was brought under control and technical teams are currently conducting checks. The all-clear was given and Atlantic is in the process of advising relevant stakeholders, including the Point Fortin Borough Corporation and the community," the statement said.