The Norwegian government has given Equinor the green light to electrify its liquefied natural gas facility in northern Norway, a project forecast to lower emissions and lock in gas deliveries beyond 2030.
The Snohvit Future project consists of two developments, and will cut emissions and extend the life of the namesake gas field.
Equinor (OSLO:EQNR) and its partners have today submitted plans for new compression and electrification facilities at the Hammerfest LNG plant (HLNG), securing gas exports beyond 2030.
Equinor has announced the restart of production at its Hammerfest liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, after a 2020 fire forced the site offline.
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Equinor’s chief executive has vowed to toughen safety measures after the firm experienced “several serious incidents” throughout 2020.
Norwegian regulators are investigating a leak at the Hammerfest LNG plant.