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Statoil

Forusbeen 50
Stavanger
N-4035
Norway.

Telephone : +47 51 99 00 00
Web : www.statoil.com


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PSA Norway issues report into hydrocarbon leak from Åsgard A 11 September 2017

The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has completed its investigation into a hydrocarbon leak on 10 March 2017 from the S template on Åsgard A. Although there were no casualties, about 31 tonnes of gas and 1.6 tonnes of condensate leaked into the sea and production from the S template was halted for 28 days. Several breaches of regulations have been identified....

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World’s first floating wind farm being assembled off coast of north-east Scotland 25 July 2017

Construction has begun on the world’s first full-scale floating wind farm, around 15 miles off the coast of north-east Scotland. Five giant turbines will be installed in the Hywind project by operator Statoil of Norway, which together are expected to provide 30 megawatts of energy, enough to power 20,000 homes. One of the turbines was installed in late July, with the rest expected to be in place by the end of August....

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Statoil says October gas terminal incident could have killed staff 21 December 2016

An incident at Statoil's Sture gas terminal in western Norway on October 12, where five people were injured in a hydrogen sulphide (H2S) release, was highly serious and could have resulted in fatalities, the Norwegian oil major said on December 21. One of the five individuals was critically injured, one seriously injured and three individuals were slightly injured. All made a full recovery and are now back in normal work....

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Statoil experiences three safety incidents in North Sea over one weekend 17 October 2016

On October 15 and 16, Norwegian state-owned oil company Statoil shut down three rigs in the North Sea after separate incidents. The most serious saw the company evacuating some personnel from the Statfjord A platform after fire broke out in a utility shaft on October 16. Two Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopters were mobilised as well an emergency response vessel....

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Statoil announces major Barents Sea drilling campaign for 2017 05 September 2016

On August 30, Statoil announced that it will carry out a major drilling programme next year in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea. The announcement was made at ONS, Norway’s largest oil conference, and follows the Norwegian oil group’s decision to increase its share in a number of permit areas to the north of the country. ...

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Eleven killed, two missing in North Sea after Norwegian helicopter crash 29 April 2016

Eleven bodies have been recovered after a helicopter carrying oil workers from a platform in the North Sea came down close to the island of Turøy near Bergen. Thirteen people were on board the aircraft, which was ferrying workers to the mainland from Statoil’s Gullfaks B oil platform in the North Sea....

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North Sea oil worker killed by freak wave 04 January 2016

A freak wave killed one worker and injured two others on a semi-submersible rig operating on the Troll field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The wave hit the COSL Innovator on December 30 approximately 40 miles west of Bergen, and Aker Solutions has since confirmed the deceased man was one of its staff....

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Statoil says first ever subsea gas compression plant now online 22 September 2015

Statoil announced on September 17 that the first subsea gas compression facility in the world had started operations at Åsgard in the Norwegian Sea. Subsea compression will add some 306 million barrels of oil equivalent to total output over the field’s life, the Norwegian company said, and offers new opportunities in deeper waters and in areas far from shore....

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Glamox awarded LED lighting contract for Statoil's Johan Sverdrup Field Centre 12 June 2015

Glamox is pleased to announce that Glamox AS has signed a framework agreement to supply the LED lighting package for the Johan Sverdrup Field Centre, one of the largest oil fields on the Norwegian continental shelf. The Johan Sverdrup field is planned as a phased development, with a Field Centre and tie-backs of subsea templates and standalone well head platforms. ...

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Statoil says North Sea platform leak in February 2015 had “major incident potential.” 01 June 2015

After a three-month internal investigation, Norwegian oil and gas group Statoil said that a condensate leak on the Gudrun platform in the North Sea on 18 February 2015 had been classified to be of the highest degree of seriousness....

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