May 15, 2019 / 12:56 PM / 2 months ago

Equinor investigates spill at Norway's Statfjord oilfield

OSLO, May 15 (Reuters) - Equinor is investigating an oil spill at its Statfjord field in the North Sea, it said on Wednesday.

“In connection with loading oil from buoy to shuttle tanker on the North Sea Statfjord field, oil was observed on the sea surface early this morning,” Equinor said.

“The loading operations were stopped when this was discovered, and the loading systems were shut down,” the company added. (Reporting by Terje Solsvik and Victoria Klesty; editing by Jason Neely)

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