Norway’s November oil, gas output missed forecast after vessel crashStaff Writer | December 20, 2018
Norway’s November oil and gas output was lower than originally expected due to a collision between a navy frigate and an oil tanker that triggered shutdowns of major export facilities and several offshore fields, the country’s oil regulator said.
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“The main reasons that production in November was below forecast is the shutdown of the Sture oil terminal and the Kollsnes gas processing plant after a collision between a crude tanker with a military vessel and technical problems on some fields,” the NPD said.
The Nov. 8 collision off Norway’s west coast, in which the Helge Ingstad frigate sank, caused only light injuries to its crew. The cause of the incident is still subject to several investigations by authorities. ■