Equinor handed substantial fine for Heimdal gas explosion

Back in 2019, a gas cylinder exploded on the Heimdal platform. Two of Eqiunor’s employees were injured in the accident. Now a decision has been made in the case.

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3 million Norwegian kroner.

Since the 2019 accident which concerned an exploding gas cylinder in the hands of two young employees working on Equinor’s Heimdal platform, the Norwegian police has been investigating the case. Now the police has reached a conclusion, demanding that the Norwegian oil company pay NOK 3m (EUR 301,623) – which Equinor has accepted, writes Norwegian media E24.

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