In Anchorage, Alaska, a large team of oil crews are busy to stop the leakage in a state’s oil well, which gone rogue after an unpredicted explosion occurred in the well just after evasion of natural gas, said a federal official.
According to the Environment Protection Agency who made a statement on the current gas leakage on this remote locate in Deadhorse, Alaska, which says the petroleum giant BP who is conducting the drilling on this oil well found a crack on the wellhead. However, the crack found was froze due to the weather and caused the first stoppage to the condition which gave time to the crew members to stop the leakage permanently.
The spokesperson Brett Clanton, from BP’s official team present there said the crew members used infrared cameras to see the condition of the leakage, which is found to be not that severe. This leakage also didn’t reach the tundra that can be contained quickly without much hassle, but it will take more time.
On the other hand, there is a second crack found which caused the release of flammable and explosive gas that needs special care and will take more time to fixed it, says the spokesperson of Environment Protection Agency, Suzanne Skadowski.
However, the incident didn’t cause any sorts of injuries to the workers, and they also been taken to a safe location in a nearby Alaskan village which is located dozens of miles away from the oil well site; also there were no damages reported to the presence wildlife.