Statoil's chief executive has claimed there is no connection between the number of incidents this year and cost-cutting amid the oil downturn.
Norway. North Sea
Helicopter flights have been cancelled from Norway’s busiest fly space as storm weather continues.
An oil worker started his New Year in the most unexpected way - with a proposal in the middle of the North Sea. Ole Saupstad Berntsen had been working on Statoil's Statfjord C oil platform when his partner Tone Kvamsdal flew on board to surprise him.