Maersk secures bigger share in Sverdrup field

At Maersk Oil, there is great satisfaction with the distribution of licenses in the big Johan Sverdrup field. "We are pleased that we now have clarity on the ownership," says Morten Jeppesen, head of Maersk Oil in Norway.

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Thursday morning, the highly anticipated distribution of the large-scale Johan Sverdrup field was announced by the Norwegian Oljedepartement. And according to the Norwegian authorities' calculations, Maersk Oil will end up with a an owner's share of 8.44 percent of the aggregate giant field. About the distribution, Morten Jeppesen, head of Maersk Oil in Norway, says:

"We are pleased that we now have clarity on the ownership. It allows the partner companies to focus on moving forward and develop this giant field in the best possible way," he says in a press release.

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