Photo Gallery: The Elgin Gas Emergency
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Photo Gallery: The Elgin Gas Emergency

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North Sea Gas Leak Total Weighs Options As Explosion Fears Mount

French energy giant Total is frantically trying to respond to a natural gas leak discovered this week on one of its platforms off the eastern coast of Scotland. As it weighs options for plugging the leak, the threat of a major explosion and environmental catastrophe loom.