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Equinor receives order upon "serious" regulation breaches

An oil spill at the Gullfaks C field in April has the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority issuing an order to the oil company.

Photo: Øyvind Hagen /Equinor/Digitalt

Equinor has received another order from Norwegian authorities, this time regarding a spill at oil field Gullfaks C in the North Sea, at which an investigation has revealed "serious breaches of the regulations", writes the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA).

In connection with production start from subsea facility Tordis following a planned four-day shutdown, a leak occurred on April 26 at Gullfaks C.

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