Media: Statoil halved maintenance at problematic refinery

Over a few months, oil major Statoil halved its maintenance budget for the Mongstad refinery, writes Dagens Næringsliv. Statoil recently came out and acknowledged that an accident at Mongstad could have cost lives.
Photo: Øyvind Hagen - Statoil
Photo: Øyvind Hagen - Statoil

Over a few-month period in 2011 and 2012, the budget for maintenance tasks was halved at Statoil's Mongstad refinery north-west of Bergen in Norway.

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