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Oil workers taken off BP platform after power cut

Clair platform

Oil workers have been taken off BP's Clair platform 46 miles (75km) west of Shetland after a power cut.

The company said 105 non-essential personnel were being moved off the platform as a precaution.

Power was lost at 05:45. The Clair, which had 144 workers on board, was not producing at the time.

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