Compressor issue impacts Grane oil output

Statoil has temporarily restricted oil production on the Grane field in the Norwegian North Sea.

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, Norway – Statoil has temporarily restricted oil production on the Grane field in the Norwegian North Sea.

The company took this decision after a problem occurred on the injection compressor, in connection with start-up following a scheduled maintenance and modification stop.

Statoil to continue operating Grane at reduced capacity for three to six weeks.

The company’s share of production from the field last year averaged 54,700 b/d.

10/07/2011

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