In Norway, stopped the plants after the collision of a tanker with a NATO frigate

In Norway, stopped the plants after the collision of a tanker with a NATO frigate

In Norway, after the collision of an oil tanker with a military frigate Helge Ingstad closed several oil and gas factories.

Incidents 1163 20 ноября, 2018 rbc.ua

It is reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to Reuters.

The accident occurred at about 04.00 local time (05:00 Kiev time). Three hours later the frigate was towed to shallow water. The Aframax class tanker transported 625 thousand tons of oil. Early on Thursday morning, he left the Sture terminal with a cargo of North Sea marker oil. TS Sola is owned by Tsakos Energy Navigation, one of the largest tanker fleet operators in Greece.

It is reported that the accident led to the closure of a large export terminal for receiving North Sea oil, which is owned by Equinor. In addition, the Kollsnes gas plant, whose capacity is 144.5 million cubic meters per day, stopped for an indefinite period. The plant supplies gas processing products to the UK and European countries.

It is also reported that the extraction of raw materials on the Troll A platform was also suspended, as well as at the Oseberg and Grane fields.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that in Norway the frigate was returning from the NATO exercises and collided with a tanker, as a result of the incident 8 people suffered. After the accident, the frigate Helge Ingstad began to receive water, and the ship could have sunk, the crew was evacuated.

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