Fire Temporarily Shuts-Down Discoverer Enterprise
At approximately 9:30 am CDT, Tuesday, June 15, a small fire was observed at the top of the derrick on the Discoverer Enterprise. The fire was quickly extinguished. The preliminary review indicates the fire was caused by a lightning strike. There were no injuries. All procedures were followed and, as a precaution, the LMRP containment operation was shut-down. All safety systems operated as designed. Final safety and operational assurance inspections are underway and operations are expected to recommence this afternoon.