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Equinor evacuates Statfjord A platform after collision with supply vessel

Equinor evacuates Statfjord A platform after collision with supply vessel
FILE PHOTO: A view of Equinor's oil platform in Johan Sverdrup oilfield in the North Sea, Norway August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nerijus Adomaitis -
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OSLO (Reuters) – Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has evacuated oil workers from its Statfjord A platform in the North Sea after it was struck by a supply vessel, the company said on Friday.

The platform was not producing when the collision occurred around midnight GMT, and there were no injuries to the 276 people on the platform, the company said.

(Reporting by Nerijus Adomaitis; editing by Darren Schuettler)

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