Nam – a joint venture between Shell and ExxonMobil – is to appeal against a Dutch government plan to lower the production cap at the Groningen natural gas field by a further 10%.
In a statement, the company said that the changes to the previously agreed plan created “fundamental ambiguity”.
As a result, the company has asked the state council to review the decision.
Work at the site had been capped due to a small number of earthquakes in the area.
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