Statoil: Production Start Delayed at Njord Platform

Statoil has shut down production on the Njord platform because of operational problems with gaskets in a gas export compressor. While work was being done to resume production, a gas leak was discovered in one of the risers.

Production will remain closed until the cause of the leak has been determined, stated the operator. Statoil serves as operator of the field, holding 35%; Noreco holds 17.5%; VNG holds 2.5%; Petoro holds 7.5%; E.ON Ruhrgas holds 17.5%; and GDF Suez 20%.  

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