Norway: Statoil Shuts Hammerfest LNG Plant for Maintenance

Statoil Shuts Hammerfest LNG Plant for Maintenance

Statoil of Norway said it has shut down its Melkoya LNG plant outside Hammerfest, for planned maintenance, Bloomberg reported, citing Ola Anders Skauby, Statoil’s spokesman.

During the production halt various maintenance and modification work that requires a plant shut down will be performed,” he said.

The LNG plant will undergo three weeks of work this month and a second period lasting a week in June.

The Hammerfest terminal has a capacity to produce 4.3 million mt/year of LNG.

LNG World News Staff, May 18, 2012; Image: Statoil