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  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    Norwegian energy giant and LNG operator Equinor will be closing its Hammerfest liquefied natural gas export plant as part of planned maintenance in May. Equinor will shut down the liquefaction facility located on Melkøya Island for two weeks starting in the second half of this month. The closure of Hammerfest LNG which liquefies natural gas […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    Norwegian energy giant Equinor plans to bring back online its Hammerfest liquefied natural gas export plant on June 18 following planned maintenance. The LNG operator said earlier this month it would close the export facility for scheduled maintenance for two weeks starting on May 15. However, the company then extended the shutdown to June 30 […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Statoil and its partners have decided to invest just over NOK 5 billion ($642.2M) in the further development of the Snøhvit field in the Barents Sea, which will provide feedstock for the LNG plant at Melkøya in Hammerfest.

  • 8 January 2014

    Statoil of Norway said that production from the Hammerfest LNG plant has been resumed after a gas leak Sunday night. “We started run-up of the Hammerfest LNG plant Tuesday night, and the plant has now reached stable operation. All necessary repairs on the plant have been completed to ensure a safe and efficient start-up,” says […]

  • 8 January 2015

    Statoil has reportedly evacuated personnel from the Hammerfest LNG facility with production continuing as normal.

  • 16 February 2012

    Norway exported 440,946 mt of LNG in January, according to the trade statistics. LNG exports in January dropped 2.9%, compared with last year, when the country exported 454,007 mt of LNG. Norway exports liquefied natural gas through Hammerfest LNG terminal, located on the island Melkøya. Statoil, the operator of the LNG terminal, said on January 20 that […]

  • 28 November 2012

    Hammerfest LNG in Norway is back in normal production after the temporary closure of the plant following a power failure on Monday 19 November, Statoil today announced. Interference to the power system, which arose during maintenance work on the plant’s battery-based reserve power supply, led to the plant’s own power and that from the grid […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Equipment, Research & Development

    Production at Hammerfest LNG will be shut down for two-three weeks starting 14 October. This temporary closure is due to the discovery of a contraction in a heat exchanger tube. Statoil’s experts are working together with representatives for the suppliers and licence partners in order to identify the cause. A possible reason for the contraction […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Production from the Hammerfest LNG plant has been resumed after a gas leak Sunday night. “We started run-up of the Hammerfest LNG plant Tuesday night, and the plant has now reached stable operation. All necessary repairs on the plant have been completed to ensure a safe and efficient start-up,” says Knut Gjertsen, head of Snøhvit […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Norwegian energy giant Equinor has brought back online its Hammerfest liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility located on Melkøya Island in northern Norway. As reported by LNG World News last week, the LNG export facility was shut down on January 4 due to “technical challenges” with a compressor reinjecting CO2. “The plant came in operation again […]

  • 5 July 2018

    Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) said that from May 14 to May 16 it conducted the audit at Equinor’s Hammerfest LNG facility at Melkøya.

  • 12 March 2018

    Norwegian energy giant Statoil and its partners will invest over 5 billion Norwegian Krones ($643 million) in the development of the Snøhvit field in the Barents Sea, to feed the company’s LNG plant at Melkøya in Hammerfest.

  • 11 January 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Norwegian energy giant Equinor has closed its Hammerfest liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility located on Melkøya Island in northern Norway. The LNG export facility was shut down on January 4 due to “technical challenges with a compressor reinjecting CO2,” an Equinor spokesman told LNG World News via email on Friday. The spokeswoman added that Equinor […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Production was halted temporarily by Statoil at Hammerfest LNG on Tuesday 10 July as a result of water ingression in the natural gas dryers. Water ingression causes ice formation in the cooling circuit. Big efforts are being made to get the gas liquefaction plant back on line quickly. Closer inspection will make it possible to […]

  • 16 December 2011

    Norway exported 2,830,360 mt of LNG in January-November period, according to the trade statistics. LNG exports in January-November period rose 23%, compared with the same period last year, when the country exported 2,300,359 mt of LNG. Norway exports liquefied natural gas through Hammerfest LNG terminal, located on the island Melkøya. The Hammerfest LNG terminal has a […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Norway exported 323,617 mt of LNG in February, according to the trade statistics. LNG exports in February rose 24.9%, compared with last year, when the country exported 259,175 mt of LNG. Norway exports liquefied natural gas through Hammerfest LNG terminal, located on the island Melkøya. The Hammerfest LNG terminal, operated by Statoil, has a design capacity of […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Norway exported 3,079,315 mt of LNG in 2011, according to the trade statistics. LNG exports in January-November period rose 22.4 percent, compared with last year, when the country exported 2,515,333 mt of LNG. Norway exports liquefied natural gas through Hammerfest LNG terminal, located on the island Melkøya. The Hammerfest LNG terminal has a design capacity of 4.2 […]

  • 15 December 2014

    Statoil of Norway said that production from its Hammerfest liquefied natural gas plant has been resumed after a gas leak last Monday, Reuters informs. The Hammerfest LNG plant, on the island of Melkøya, was shut down due to a gas leak in the processing facility. The Arctic gas from the Snøhvit field in the Barents […]

  • 12 December 2012

    During the period 23 October – 25 October 2012, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) conducted two audit activities on Hammerfest LNG. One of the activities was directed at major accidents, and the other activity was related to the company’s work on identifying and following up groups potentially exposed to risk Objective The purpose of […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Vessels

    Statoil’s Hammerfest liquefaction and export facility in Norway shipped one cargo of the chilled fuel each to the Netherlands and Spain. The 147,980-cbm Arctic Princess departed from the export facility on Melkøya island on Monday and is set to deliver its cargo to Dutch Gate LNG terminal in the Port of Rotterdam on July 8, according to […]

  • 13 January 2012

    On Wednesday afternoon, Statoil temporarily shut down production at its LNG plant at Melkøya outside Hammerfest following rupture of a fire water line. The fire water unit is part of the plant’s safety system, and Statoil implemented a controlled production shut down. A water leakage at the rupture site has excavated some of the soil […]

  • 27 January 2015

    A gas leak at Statoil’s Hammerfest LNG facility at Melkoya caused the company to halt operations.