Chevron shuts North Sea Alba oilfield after power outage

A Chevron gas station sign is shown in Cardiff, California, in this January 25, 2016 file photo. REUTERS/Mike Blake/Files

March 2 (Reuters) – * Chevron says has shut down production at the North Sea Alba oilfield after a weather-related power outage.

*“Chevron North Sea Ltd can confirm it has partially restored power and is working to restore full power at its Alba Northern platform following a weather-related power outage,” the company said in a statement.

“As a precautionary measure production has been shut in and secured. All personnel on board are safe and well.” (Reporting by Alex Lawler; Editing by Susan Fenton)

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