Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Atlantic LNG: Point Fortin plant experienced hydrocarbon release

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‚Äôs 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.