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Skou after divestment: Important to maintain focus on the North Sea

CEO Søren Skou states that it was imperative to find a buyer for Maersk Oil, which would maintain the oil company's strong position in the Danish part of the North Sea. Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla says the decision was difficult but the right one.

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It was important to find a buyer for Maersk Oil which would maintain the company's strong position in the North Sea, says Maersk Group CEO Søren Skou, following the sale the oil division to French Total.

The valuation of Maersk Oil and Total's commitment is a testament to the quality and standing of Maersk Oil"

Søren Skou, CEO, Maersk Group

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