Equinor’s Johan Castberg floating manufacturing, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel suffered solely minor injury throughout a fireplace on Wednesday, and the challenge’s timeline won’t be affected, an organization spokesperson mentioned on Thursday.
The vessel is beneath development at a shipyard in western Norway. Staff have been evacuated in the course of the fireplace, and there have been no experiences of accidents.
“Apart from a small space, which remains to be closed-off, work on the challenge continues as regular,” Equinor mentioned in a press release to Reuters.
The Arctic Johan Castberg oilfield is scheduled to start out manufacturing within the fourth quarter of 2024, the Norwegian authorities mentioned final 12 months.
(Reuters – Reporting by Terje Solsvik, modifying by Stine Jacobsen)