Statoil Refuses to Pay for Veslefrikk Leakage

Statoil sad today it would not not to accept a fine of NOK 10 million imposed by the public prosecutor for Rogaland county on 18 October 2013, in connection with leakage from an injection well on the North Sea Veslefrikk field in the period 2002–2009.

The company says that the fine is based on an alleged failure by Statoil to monitor its own activity through remote measurement to detect pollution and take required action.

“After a thorough evaluation we have decided not to accept this fine, because we cannot see that we, based on the case documents, have breached regulations,” says Øystein Arvid Håland, senior vice president for the operations North Sea West cluster in Statoil.

December 20, 2013

 

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