No personnel injured after fire onboard Atlantic Explorer

Petroleum Geo-Services ASA announced that on June 24th there was a fire in one of the auxiliary engines on the seismic vessel Atlantic Explorer, which was operating offshore Senja in Norway.

The fire has been extinguished, and the vessel is under tow and retrieving streamers. All evacuated personnel have now returned to the vessel.

The vessel will be examined, and currently the best estimate is that she will resume operations in the coming two to three weeks.

There are no reported injuries; and there is no impact to the environment. There is no damage to the seismic equipment.