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Statoil evacuating Eagle Ford staff ahead of Hurricane Harvey

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Staff Writer | August 24, 2017
Statoil ASA said on Thursday it is evacuating staff from the Eagle Ford shale region as Hurricane Harvey moves closer to the Texas coast.
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Oil exploration   Statoil will close wells on a case-by-case basis
The Norway-based oil producer is securing its two drilling rigs in the shale region.

The company will close wells on a case-by-case basis depending on flooding risk, though the company's goal would be to not close a well, said spokesman Erik Haaland.