Statoil has been granted permission to build a new office at its Kårstø gas and condensate processing facility.
Gassco has been given consent for major modifications at its Karsto facility by the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority.
An investigation into a gas leak at the Karsto facility in Norway could have caused “serious personal injuries and potential fatalities”, according to a new report.
A planned maintenance shutdown of the Kårstø gas processing plant will see more than 500 extra workers needed.
Statoil said an earlier gas leak at its Karsto processing plant in Norway has been stopped.
Statoil has evacuated workers from its Karsto processing plant after a suspected gas leak.
The PSA (Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority) has given Gasco and Statoil a deadline for the end of the month to investigate causes of corrosion at the Karsto processing facility. The body said Gasco now has until Novermber 26 to deal with issue raised. Statoil is the technical service provider at Karsto.