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Equinor assembles corona crisis team

After several cases with staff either infected or quarantined, Norwegian oil firm Equinor now initiates emergency procedures to handle the consequences of the coronavirus.

Photo: Jamie Baikie and Michal Wachucik / Equinor ASA

Equinor has deemed it necessary to commission a crisis team to handle the challenges entailed for the oil firm by the spread of coronavirus. The team will be led by Executive VP Pål Eitrheim, who normally heads the New Energy Solutions department.

The temporary emergency measure will "ensure an effective response and coordinated efforts across all business areas to manage the situation both short and long term," as the company says in its statement:

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