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Statoil has been fined NOK 25 million following the oil leak from the Statfjord A loading buoy on 12 December 2007.(Photo: Marit Hommedal)

Rogaland county public prosecutor has notified Statoil has fined Statoil NOK 25 million ($4.2) following the oil leak from the Statfjord A loading buoy on 12 December 2007.

“We have noted the public prosecutor’s decision,” says Thorstein Hole, vice president for the operations west cluster in Statoil. “We’ll be taking time to study the grounds for the fine.”

Extensive improvements have been implemented after the accident on the North Sea field, he reports. Continue reading »

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