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Media: Maersk and Dong could foot Danish oil bill

Although Dong Energy and Maersk Oil are selling their Danish oil assets, they could still end up footing the bill for the closure and clean-up of the Danish fields, writes newspaper Børsen.

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New buyers of the Danish oil fields will have to clean up after themselves when their oil ventures come to an end, and if they do not, then the previous owners will  have to step in.

This is according to the rules governing the Danish part of the North Sea, which the Danish Energy Agency recently stressed to Dong Energy and Maersk Oil in connection with a precision of the subsoil act last year, reports Danish business daily Børsen.

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