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Equinor closes oil fields after strike announcement

Norwegian energy company Equinor ASA announced on Tuesday that it safely managed to shut down the Gudrun, Oseberg South and Oseberg East oil fields after trade union Lederne shared that 382 of its members will be going on strike.

Total output from the aforementioned fields "is around 89,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day, of which 27,500 boe per day is natural gas," the company noted.

Equinor also mentioned that the strikes will be affecting the Heidrun, Kristin and Aasta Hansteen fields, total production of which is valued at "around 333,000 boe per day, of which 264,000 boe per day is natural gas," and that it plans to close down these areas as well.

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