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Danish authorities approve new oil field

The country greenlights its first new North Sea fuel field since 2017, the Ineos-led project Sortsort, slated operational as early as 2023, says agency.

The Solsort project will be expanded by way of the Syd Arne facilities, which Ineos acquired last year. Aside from drilling two well, minor adjustments will be made at Syd Arne. | Photo: Energistyrelsen

For the first time since the automated Ravn field was commissioned in 2017, Denmark approves the launch a new oil and gas field.

The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) confirmed Wednesday having approved operator Ineos’ expansion and extraction plans for the Solsort field after evaluating expansion plans and the environmental impact assessment.

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