Dong paid millions in Hejre settlement

The yard which constructed an unused platform component for the Hejre field was still able to profit from the situation, taking advantage of Dong's eagerness to divest of its oil division without a lingering court case, report South Korean media.

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Shortly before selling its oil and gas division, Dong Energy settled its perhaps largest outstanding issue in the division.

After years of problems and around a year after the Danish energy company, along with partner Bayerngas, decided to cancel the construction contract on the Hejre field in the North Sea, a settlement was made with a consortium, which never succeeded in installing the top part of the platform, allegedly because it was too heavy.

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