They were unable to operate the plant on time due to a fuel leak in Norway 18:25

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Norway failed to open on schedule. In this respect reported On the website of the Norwegian gas transmission operator Gassco.

The Hammerfest LNG plant in northern Norway failed to operate as planned after a leak. Initially, the restoration of the enterprise was expected on June 7th. Now the deadline has been shifted by a week – until June 14.

May 31 Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor stoped Gas leak at the Hammerfest LNG plant, but it’s hard to name the timing of business resumption so far. It was noted that the leak was caused by a valve malfunction in one of the cooling unit circuits.

Earlier, it was learned that gas prices in Europe rose sharply by 10%, i.e. over $300 per thousand cubic meters, due to news that a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Norway was shutting down.

Prior to that, Sergey Kolobanov, Deputy Director of the Center for Fuel Economy and Energy Complex Sectors of the Strategic Research Center, said that record high gas prices occurred last year as Europeans expect fuel shortages in winter. . However, Europe is more relaxed this year due to supply confidence.

Source: Gazeta


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