Statoil: Hammerfest LNG Back Online
Following the ingression of water into the natural gas dryers, which led on July 10 to a temporary shutdown, the Melkoya plant is now back in production.
The liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant was started up again at the end of July/beginning of August and is gradually being returned to full production.
Statoil's share of production from Snohvit comprises roughly 50,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day.
Snohvit is the first petroleum development in the Barents Sea and has no installations above the sea's surface.
Large amounts of natural gas are sent ashore and cooled down at Hammerfest LNG on Melkøya, the world's most northerly and Europe's first export facility for LNG.
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