July 9, 2012 / 10:52 PM / in 5 years

Statoil to restart production after government stops strike

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s Statoil (STL.OL) plans the immediate restart all of its production on the Norwegian continental shelf, including output at its Oseberg field, after the government stopped a strike of offshore workers, the company said on Tuesday.

A logo of Statoil is pictured at a petrol station in Warsaw February 5, 2012. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

“It may take from 1 to 2 days to get production started and Statoil expects to have the fields back in full production within a week,” the company said in a statement.

The installations affected by the strike were Oseberg Field Centre, Oseberg South, Oseberg East, Oseberg C, Heidrun, Huldra, Veslefrikk and Brage.

Reporting by Nerijus Adomaitis

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