Statoil Accepts Fine for Gullfaks Incident
Statoil accepts a fine of NOK 30 million following the well control incident on the Gullfaks C platform in 2010.
Earlier this year, Statoil was fined by the public prosecutor for Rogaland county following the well control incident that occurred on Gullfaks C on 19 May 2010.
The company has decided to accept the fine.
The Gullfaks C incident has been thoroughly examined both by Statoil and other parties. An extensive improvement programme has been implemented throughout the company to ensure that learning is gained from the incident.
Press Release, June 3, 2013